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Solutions Lead

Solutions Lead – Leatherhead, Surrey

Salary £40,000 - £50,000 DOE plus benefits

  • Do you have experience in researching, prototyping, documenting and implementing new technologies in all aspects of web and digital which is required?
  • Do you have a keen interest in all areas of digital marketing, business applications and technology?
  • Are you an individual with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)?

About Our Client

We are working for a global outsourced marketing execution provider who have a presence in locations across Europe, the U.S., Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific and work with some of the largest, exciting, and most progressive global brands.

Job Description

Working within the existing Technology Solutions department, reporting directly into the Technology Solutions Director, the Solutions Lead is responsible for devising and ensuring that the optimum technology solutions are scoped for a client based on their requirements.  The Solutions Lead will assist in investigating all company system related offerings to business clients and company end users.  The ideal candidate will thrive in client facing environments, enjoy working as part of a team, communicate effectively and feel empowered to take the lead.

This is a role within a fast-growing global business, delivering industry leading services and business applications to a 1st class client list. The successful applicant will be an enthusiast who enjoys the challenge of taking existing technologies or new / custom technologies and building solutions or tools that can streamline and improve a client's marketing and procurement processes. In addition, smart integrations with systems that extend functionality in order to optimise a user's experience and insights.

What You’ll Bring:

The successful applicant will have the following key responsibilities:

  • To provide technical expertise to the primary business systems used by the company
  • Manage solution mapping, including integration processes, user journey, user management, workflow management and data processing
  • Direct support line to the Technology Solutions Director
  • Direct support for technology pre-sales, including presentations, demonstrations, RFPs and workshops
  • Interact with internal IT, Software Development, Information Security and the Operations teams to help aid solution scoping
  • Prioritisation of tasks ensuring workload is managed and service delivery standards are met
  • Adhere to best working practices as defined by industry standards

The ideal candidate will have the following key knowledge, skills and competencies:

  • Experience in researching, prototyping, documenting and implementing new technologies in all aspects of web and digital is required
  • A keen interest in all areas of digital marketing, business applications and technology is required and although no experience in the technologies currently used is required, it would be an advantage to have an understanding of marketing resource management, digital asset management, eCommerce, soft proofing applications and content management systems
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of customer facing practices
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products; Teams, Office, Outlook, SharePoint and One Drive, together with modern internet browsers
  • Very good all-round technical knowledge – with .net, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MYsql, MSsql
  • Understanding Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and other technology integrations
  • The desire and capability to grow intimate knowledge of technology solutions
  • Ability to present, demo and hold effective client meetings
  • Demonstrates the relevant professional skills related to the role.  Makes decisions and solves problems based on sound process knowledge
  • Ability to maintain close working relationships and effectively present information and respond to questions from senior managers, team-mates and users
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral or scheduled process manuals
  • Ability to explain technical processes in a client friendly, clear and logical fashion
  • Extremely client friendly and focussed. Must be good in front of clients in both a support, sales support and consultative capacity
  • Able to handle challenging situations and act appropriately
  • Scoping and prototyping example integrations between various systems, including customer facing proof of concepts (POC and MVP’s)

Successful Candidate

The Solutions Lead will be involved at a pre-sales stage, presenting, demos, RFPs and technical scoping with clients and working closely with the companies Solutions Directors, Account Directors, Account Managers and leadership teams.

What's On Offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working conditions available
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection

Bluetree Recruits is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bluetree Recruits Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law.

We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

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Solutions Lead
Leatherhead, Surrey
£40,000 - £50,000 DOE plus benefits
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