Head of Strategy - Technology Transformation
Whos it with
This unique role sits in our new division Technology Strategy and Architecture (TS&A), this new division is leading thework to re-engineer and transforming the BBCs technology, platform and digital capabilities, promoting co-creation and co-innovation across the communities of strategists, technologists, architects and engineers. This is the team that is leading our digital transformation to be a data driven, Digital First BBC that will Inform, Educate and Entertain our audiences in new and distinctive ways
What youll be doing:
You will work as part of a multi-specialist leadership team reporting to the Chief Architect and will be tasked with defining, evolving and mobilising the BBCs Technology Strategy and agreed digital transformation priorities. You willdraw on insight gained from inside and outside the BBC, to define and lead the pan-BBC technology transformation required to deliver that Strategy. Further to this you will be responsible for leading a flexible team which willbring the expertise and relationship management required to mobilise the execution of our technology and digital strategies. Your team will also gain and communicate insight on technologies and consumer behaviours, co-ordinate the BBCs involvement in industry wide technology-related partnerships and standards bodies, and design and lead the definition of technology change initiatives.
The Ideal Candidate
What youll need:
You will have experience of leadingthe implementation of digital transformationchange having a deep experience of successfully transformingtechnology and creating new and differentiating public service opportunities. You will be able to demonstrate a strong track record in negotiation in the face of complexity and uncertainty and your approach to decision making will be data driven. You will take pride in your creative approach to problem solving having a proven ability to convey complex information across multiple audiences, including senior and external partners. Communicating enthusiastically and motivating others by adapting your style to fit the audience will be key to your success! Collaborative,generous andempathetic are essential traits we are looking for in our leader, someone who is comfortableto deliver with and through others having the ability to adapt to change style where necessary. As well as this will also have budget responsibility thus a fluency in the financial decision making and budget building is required.
Why youll want it:
If you enjoy working in an agile, creative and innovative environment where everything is built with scale and performance in mind, this is the perfect place for you. You will be surrounded by like-minded professionals with community approach to innovation and incubation of new ideas and strengths driven approach to strategy implementation. This is a rare opportunity to develop, evangelise & shape the future of media and broadcasting services at the BBC!
About the Company
We dont focus simply on what we do we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure youve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. Youll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.
The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.