Head of Automation

Zoek Pin London, Greater London, England


Permanent (Full time)

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We're looking for a talented Head Of Automation to work for us here at Expleo.
We want to recruit someone with demonstrable experience of introducing new concepts or strategies that significantly improve or revise the way business is done through to implementation.

In the Head Of Practice role you'll be primarily responsible for working with our clients as a trusted partner and supporting them strategically on their quality engineering journey.
In the job you'll be tasked with the following:

  • Owning the creation and execution of the strategic plan for quality engineering to mature the delivery capability in line with the broader strategy

  • Delivering the service roadmap, builds and maintains an appropriate delivery capability for the service

  • Ensuring there is an appropriate number of suitably skilled and experienced Delivery Consultants for quality engineering, taking account of current and forecast demand, industry trends and staff turnover

  • Working with international colleagues to ensure an effective global approach to delivery of the service/vertical practice and alignment of tools and methodologies

  • Reviewing progress, evaluating success and captures lessons with the service delivery team, seizing opportunities to implement improvement initiatives

  • Driving the implementation of best practice and innovative delivery initiatives in line with company strategy

  • Creating and maintains internal projects to facilitate execution and tracking of project progress against the service roadmap and allocated budget

  • Shaping, designs and plans the service line, including promoting the rollout of new services into the business

  • Working with the sales teams with pre-sales including proposals, bids, rfp’s and value propositions

  • Supporting the service delivery teams to ensure it is successful and adheres to Expleo standards, values and best practice

  • Enhancing the culture of contribution to Expleo (as well as the customer) to drive employee engagement, innovation and delivery excellence

  • Excellent client-facing skills

  • The ability to Influence client decision making and direction

  • Excellent communication and presentations skills.

  • Relevant background of introducing new concepts or strategies that significantly improve or revise the way business is done through to implementation.

  • Leading technologies and any bleeding edge technologies such as AI, ML, big data, cloud etc would be a huge advantage

  • Quality engineering, specifically automation, performance testing and non functional testing

  • Application/technology and domain knowledge

  • Successful delivery utilising multiple methodologies, frameworks, tools and techniques

  • Working closely with clients to develop an understanding of their business strategy and architecting solutions based on that

  • Independent ownership and oversight of delivery within projects. Able to influence key business stakeholders

  • Running pre-sale initiatives and turning business opportunities into results

  • Maintaining confidentiality, sharing ideas and information, facilitates discussions and transfers knowledge to diverse audiences to achieve collective objectives.

  • A role model for continuous learning and development and challenges others to reflect and learn

  • Experienced in managing upwards with multiple people, gaining their trust quickly

  • Taking on high commitments and working to achieve results. Keeping momentum going over time despite setbacks, showing resilience in the face of challenges and looking for ways to beat previous standards

  • Experienced in creating an environment that celebrates both successes and failures

  • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and ours peers through good times and challenges

  • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects

  • Expleo Academy**-**enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses

  • Competitive company benefits such as medical and dental insurance, pension, life assurance, employee wellbeing programme, sports and social events, birthday hampers and much more!

  • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo


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