Regional IT Lead

Employer
Jaguar Land Rover
Location
Whitley
Salary
To define
Closing date
25 Dec 2021

Job Details

Job description:

WHAT TO EXPECT

We are looking for a Regional IT Lead that will be responsible for helping to drive customer demand and sales for Jaguar Land Rover products and services across the UK market.

As Regional IT Lead, you will have a key role to play by driving global and market-specific technology change, providing consultancy, and supporting our digital transformation. You will be integral to the success of the region.

IT has a vital part to play across the market landscape, from helping colleagues better understand our customers through the delivery of technology products and services, to providing a constant support model to prevent business outages and ensure data privacy and security.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Partner with both Business and IT teams to become their Trusted Advisor
* Deliver change lead regional projects across the full project lifecycle, leading internal and external team members
* Pro-actively look for opportunities to match business issues to existing technology solutions
* Participate in global projects to ensure UK market-specific requirements are considered


WHAT YOULL NEED

You will possess a strong understanding and knowledge of how to manage and maintain an overview of emerging technology trends and understand their applicability to the UK market.

You will be capable of providing support to the Senior Regional IT Manager in annual budget planning and management.

You will be required to help support and input into the UK NSCs transformation programme, whilst identifying and sharing the technological best practices throughout the UK - NSC and across other Jaguar Land Rover sales regions.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

* Excellent relationship management skills, able to quickly build rapport and influence with senior business leaders
* Project Management track record of taking ownership of initiatives and evidence of delivery despite challenges
* Strong analytical skills with an ability to map a technology solution to a business problem, whilst equally able to understand when a technology fix may not be the best option
* Able to successfully manage third party suppliers, demonstrating an understanding of commercial contracting and commercial models
* Experience of working within a matrixed management team, able to drive teams to teams over whom you have no direct authority
* Able to work autonomously and remotely, prioritising workload and deadlines effectively
* Proven technical and analytical skills, a good problem solver
* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written


Desirable

* Experience in E-commerce including platforms, processes, and techniques, preferably in an Automotive environment
* Experience of working within an agile methodology, underpinned by a good knowledge of the benefits and challenges of an Agile environment
* Ability to facilitate a workshop event with stakeholders
* Project Delivery or Account Management experience
* Data mapping skills

Company

Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

Find Us
Location
Coventry
Warwickshire
CV3 4LF
United Kingdom

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