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VP of Technology

Project Management | London, UK | Full Time

Job Description

At Globant we boost our client's digital experience by ideating and creating the most innovative software products leveraging emerging technologies and trends. We are the place where innovation, design and engineering meet scale. The most cutting-edge practices and technologies plus a unique team result in 19 studios where engineering and design meet scale to create digital journeys.

We do that by leveraging engineering, design and innovation with our own industry-leading practices, like our Agile PODs and specialized Studios.

We want you to join us in creating these journeys for the biggest clients in tech, retail, travel, banking, ecommerce and media, revolutionizing and growing their core businesses while helping them (and you!) stay ahead of the curve.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are seeking a VP of Technology who will be responsible of managing multiple accounts in our UK region. As VP of Technology, you will be part of the engagement management team responsible for all technical aspects associated with Globant’s services rendered to our multiple clients.

YOU’LL GET THE CHANCE TO:

  • Serve as referral and point of contact for internal and external technical and no technical stakeholders. 
  • Contribute to the growth of the accounts, looking for new opportunities and support these opportunities being the solutions owner. 
  • Be responsible for the quality and rightness of the projects for those accounts.    
  • Select, coach and provide orientation (responsibilities, activities, objectives) to qualified personnel in all positions reporting directly
  • Identify training needs, support personal development and advocate for continuous learning
  • Keep teams informed on organizational goals, associated plans and progress
  • Make recommendations for the continuous improvement of policies and procedures
  • Lead Technology strategy roadmap to execute the account plan
  • Set up engagements for delivery success based on the best technical solutions, leveraging studios and practices
  • Oversee and constantly improve key delivery aspects such as Productivity, Quality and Autonomy
  • Strive for the best technological solutions to realize the client business and provide the best end customer value
  • Create an environment of trust with the client where any challenges/risks can be openly and timely discussed Identify development potential in accounts by studying new technologies and connecting with the business
  • Establish technology objectives to teams associated to Maturity, Productivity and Quality, communicate them effectively and actively work with involved studios to enable their accomplishment
  • Interface successfully with Studios to define and execute capacity and technology plans managing expectations effectively and pursuing mutual benefit/agreement
  • Interface successfully with internal support teams (staffing, recruiting, hr, etc.), managing expectations effectively and pursuing mutual benefit/agreement
  • Select, coach and provide orientation (responsibilities, activities, objectives) to qualified personnel in leading positions for the account.
  • Identify training needs, support personal development and advocate for continuous learning
  • Keep teams informed on organizational goals, associated plans and progress

WHAT WILL HELP YOU SUCCEED:

  • 10 years experience leading technology projects - ideally digital transformation projects
  • Previous experience managing digital transformation projects (a great asset)
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, make presentations and conduct negotiations with customers, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Ability to work in a fast changing dynamic agile environment; strong work ethic with good time management.

We are interested in hard-working, fast-learning talents and we have the know-how and scale to help you make your own career path. If you seek an entrepreneurial, flexible and team-oriented culture, come join us.

We are ready.