One of the largest real estate companies in Europe is on the search for a Head of Data & Technology. This is an exceptional role adding real value into innovation and data strategy.
The primary duties of this role include: — This role will be a member of the Executive committees, being the voice and shaping the data and technology direction for Lifestyle, within the context of the group. — Works across the Lifestyle business areas to guide and deliver data and technology (products, systems and services), make investment movements and drive realisation of value. — Responsible for maintaining an
— Define the Lifestyle technology strategy for the business areas, in line with global technology strategy. — Define, own and deliver portfolio roadmaps for the business areas, in alignment with the business strategy. — Prepare and participate in business planning to agree annual budgets for Lifestyle D&T. — Operating in a cross functional matrix team structure, encouraged by project demand, potential direct line management of delivery manager(s), portfolio or programme teams, business architecture, business analysts disciplines, and dotted line management of solution architects, data engineers and building engineers.
Delivering data and technology solutions — Working collaboratively with the Group Enterprise Architecture (EA) function, Group technical disciplines (data, building engineering, platforms) and business SME’s on the development of new products, product enhancements and product redesign. — In partnership with the Group EA function, looking at how mainstream and emerging technologies can be used to advance business strategy and optimise business operations. — Working collaboratively with the Group Cybersecurity function to ensure secure by design for any new initiatives, supporting in-flight cyber programmes and ensuring security of data and technology estate at all times. — Make key movements in line with group technology principles on which technologies to invest in and procure, including making the business case.
Business services and Application management — Ensure key Lifestyle business services are operating within SLA, meeting end user needs. — Ownership all Lifestyle applications that support those business services. — In partnership with Group Cybersecurity function, ensure all applications are compliant (Secure, data privacy and software compliance) and tracked within CMDB / central inventory. — In partnership with Group EA, building full application lifecycle, architecture roadmaps with rationalisation plans. — Operational oversight, ensuring rapid incident and problem management.
Vendor Management — Establishing and communicating requirements in acquiring technology applications, services, systems and equipment. — Manage technology vendors for the software and hardware procured. — Negotiating and managing vendor contracts to cost, safety and performance standards.
Risk management — Ensuring that the appropriate risk assessments are made when introducing new information and operational technology into the group. — Setting up risk management actions so that internal and external systems are safe and secure.
Performance management and central reporting — Provide regular reporting on portfolio, support, vendor and financial / budget performance. — Report on key controls performance
Knowledge and experience
Essential: — Experience in delivering analytics and insight initiatives – e.g., on assets, tenants, occupiers through diagnostic, descriptive, predictive or prescriptive analytics approaches. — Waterfall and agile ways of working – scrum, kanban etc., leading cross functional teams with disciplines across engineering, architecture, project management, business analysis etc.
Desirable: — Real estate background – experience in delivering solutions across the real estate value chain i.e., to support development, marketing, operate assets etc. e.g., exposure to building. information modelling or working with smart building technology and building management systems. — Exposure to AI / GenAI / machine learning in delivering real estate tech solutions etc. — Experience in delivering business to business, direct to consumer digital platforms.
d optimising business operations to support the current Lifestyle business model. — The role will have a particular emphasis on building long-term, strategic relationships with senior stakeholders to ensure that technology enabled change is delivered in a way that aligns with wider group strategy.
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