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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-08-29 23:00:00


Director, Technology Delivery Lead - Education

  • Connect to your Industry

    Work with the best in business and technology to solve important problems, helping clients who transform lives by delivering world class Education.

    Bring your understanding of the role of technology in solving client challenges, and shape and deliver the advanced Cloud and AI technologies which are transforming our Education clients’ businesses. Orchestrate technology-driven business transformations, delivering a new wave of change for our clients. Bring an experienced product-mindset to deliver tangible outcomes for our clients you will shape technology-driven transformations and manage complex programmes.

    Our Systems Delivery & Modernisation team are both technology platform and programme delivery specialists. We are frequently responsible for delivering our client’s biggest technology-enabled transformations – blending strong relationships with our clients, deep experience in Education, platform technical expertise, and delivery experience.

    Connect to your career at Deloitte    

    Deloitte drives progress. Leveraging the expertise across the Firm, audit, risk advisory, and consulting services across tax, legal, business, technology and corporate finance, we help our clients transform their organizations to ensure long term success. To do this, we invest in outstanding people. We build teams of future thinkers, with diverse talents and backgrounds, and empower them all to reach for and achieve more.

    What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the wayserve with integritytake care of each otherfoster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

    Connect to your opportunity

    Our aim is to leverage the industry knowledge we have across our Education team and combine this with our experience in digital technologies - blending strategic thinking with technology expertise to develop and implement technology-led transformations.

    As a Director, you will typically lead complex business transformation programmes (enabled by technology, innovation, cloud platforms), leading a team of Deloitte consultants to deliver a client outcome.

    • You will have the opportunity to nurture relationships with senior clients and to shape and future programmes of work
    • You will have the benefit of coaching, support and leadership from our Partners, who have unrivalled experience of technology implementation and industry sector expertise
    • In turn, you’ll be able to coach and support the ‘next-gen’ consultants as they grow and gain experience

    Deloitte practitioners are frequently the people in our clients’ programmes who drive a step-change improvement in the speed and quality of delivery. We equally value you taking an active role in developing yourself, becoming a leader and supporting the growth of others by taking advantage of the vast opportunities that Deloitte offers.

    The nature of the work varies but as a senior leader in our practice, you will typically be expected to have responsibility for:

    • ; complete project planning and budgeting; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; manage diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution
    • ; develop and foster deep industry-focused relationships with key clients
    • ; develop and maintain contact with decision makers at key clients; participate and lead proposals
    • ; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support delivery teams and staff in local offices

    Connect to your skills and professional experience

    We are looking to hire people with experience of helping Education organisations transform - making the best use of new technologies. Ideally you will have experience of supporting organisations in one or more of the following areas:

    • Partnering directly with CIOs / CTOs / COOs to shape and mobilise technology transformations – e.g. from early business case through to delivery
    • Leading technology-enabled change programmes; digital, front office, back office or anything in between
    • Shifting to and getting business advantage from the use of Cloud platforms e.g. AWS, GCP, and/or Azure
    • Delivering programmes to drive business advantage from the use of data and AI; e.g. either customer-facing initiatives or enterprise AI / data
    • Implementing modern Quality Test Engineering principals - e.g. intelligent autonomous frameworks, IoT strategies, data approaches to predict risks and identify opportunities with a mindset of user advocacy

    Our programmes have societal impact transforming our clients and industry, and are typically composed of many of the following: digital and front-office, ERP and back-office, data and AI, cyber/security, cloud, integration and middleware, service transition, and dev ops.

    We are looking for people who enjoy addressing complex problems, with a proven record for effective delivery in a project or programme environment - those who enjoy working in a team and be involved in a collaborative community.

    To qualify for the role you must have:

    • An understanding of the major issues faced in the Education sector and an interest in innovative solutions and strategies to drive transformation
    • Proven track record and expertise in leading the strategy, design and delivery of complex technology-enabled business change programmes across a range of front and back office technologies, including the use of Gen AI
    • Experience delivering transformation programmes the incorporate user experience, design, build, test, security change, training, and other relevant capabilities. Demonstrated ability to deliver a cohesive solution
    • Understanding of the principles of Agile, and experience with Agile programme delivery
    • Demonstrable experience of building client relationships and delivering client experience
    • Understanding client needs and translating them into feasible solutions aligned with their business strategy
    • Proven experience of managing successful teams and engagements on time and to budget
    • Understanding of how to scope, plan and lead engagements with appropriate timelines and costs
    • Critical thinking skills and ability to articulate concepts, including good content presentation development and delivery skills
    • Good communication and people skills, with the ability to articulate complex ideas to different audiences within an organisation, and effectively engage with stakeholders ranging from subject matter experts to senior functional leads

    Ideally you will also have one or more of the following:

    • Experience of working on complex engagements
    • A network of industry contacts and connections with buying influence
    • Knowledge of implementing digital products
    • Knowledge of scale Cloud vendors and/or large front office/back office platforms

    Connect to your business - Consulting

    Distinctive thinking, deep expertise, and collaborative working. That’s what connects us. That’s what makes us Deloitte. If you want to help solve some of the biggest challenges around, join us. Together, we’ll make an impact that matters.

    Personal independence

    Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm.  The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

    Connect with your colleagues

    “What attracted me to Deloitte were the endless opportunities and the collective experience of other like-minded individuals. Deloitte’s clients include many of the world’s largest organisations; I wanted to be part of a team that made a difference that I could be proud of.”

    -Dan, Consulting

    "I get to work on projects that help clients in a sector I feel truly passionate about.”

    -Rhiannon, Consulting

    “Everyone always says “it’s the people,” and that’s true. Working for a brand you feel proud of feels pretty good too. And you don’t have any stress about fitting into a particular stereotype, because there are so many different types of people in Deloitte Digital.”

    -Gillian, Consulting

    Our hybrid working policy 

    You’ll be based in one of our UK offices  with hybrid working. Our hybrid model enables our people to collaborate, connect and innovate in both a virtual and physical capacity.   As well as remote working, you’ll attend your local office, virtual collaboration spaces and client sites, depending on the requirements of the role.   


    At Deloitte we understand the importance of balancing your career alongside your home life.  That’s why we’ll support you to work flexibly through our hybrid working policy. Depending on the requirements of your role, you’ll have the opportunity to work in your local office, virtual collaboration spaces, client sites and remotely. You’ll get the chance to meet face to face when needed, while you collaborate and learn from colleagues, share your experiences, and build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritise your wellbeing. Please check with your recruiter for the specific working requirements that may apply for your role. 

    Our commitment to you

    Making an impact is more than just what we do: it’s why we’re here. So we work hard to create an environment where you can experience a purpose you believe in, the freedom to be you, and the capacity to go further than ever before.

    We want you. The true you. Your own strengths, perspective and personality. So we’re nurturing a culture where everyone belongs, feels supported and heard, and is empowered to make a valuable, personal contribution. You can be sure we’ll take your wellbeing seriously, too. Because it’s only when you’re comfortable and at your best that you can make the kind of impact you, and we, live for.

    Your expertise is our capability, so we’ll make sure it never stops growing. Whether it’s from the complex work you do, or the people you collaborate with, you’ll learn every day. Through world-class development, you’ll gain invaluable technical and personal skills. Whatever your level, you’ll learn how to lead.

    Connect to your next step

    A career at Deloitte is an opportunity to develop in any direction you choose. Join us and you’ll experience a purpose you can believe in and an impact you can see. You’ll be free to bring your true self to work every day. And you’ll never stop growing, whatever your level.

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