Head of Automation & Robotics

Location: United Kingdom
Salary: Confidential
Posted: over 4 years ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Disciplines, Operations and Technology Management, People, Process and Technology Change Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth
Contact Name: David Howells
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David Howells

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Job Description

Our client is looking to hire a Robotic Process Automation professional for the position of Head of Robotics to be responsible for development & delivery of their Automation Strategy. 

As a key member of the COO Office you will work with strategic automation partners, stakeholders and internal customers to deliver process simplification and business optimisation through the use of automation technologies.

The Head of Robotics will also be responsible for the thought leadership on industry evolution, identifying new applications for automation technologies and for building and implementing solutions which transform the operational capabilities of the business. 

You will champion automation across the business and build and retain a team of experienced professionals with the capabilities to deliver the Automation Strategy. 

You will lead multiple programmes of activity across varied and complex lines of business and will provide appropriate management and control of multi million pound investments with significant benefits at stake.

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate your experience of being the RPA Lead for your business and responsible for the implementation of Robotic Process Automation initiative along with the following key criteria:

  • Successful planning and delivery of large and complex automation programmes, delivering significant business transformation benefits.
  • Knowledge and experience of managing business change in complex multi line of business organisations.
  • Experience of managing and challenging senior stakeholders and large strategic partners.
  • Experience of working in a large transformation programme, delivering to tight timescales and within budget.

You will possess a personality and outlook that is visionary, enthusiastic, energetic, with a "Can Do" attitude. You will be open minded, hands on with a willingness lead by example and able to conduct rigorous and robust conversations at C-Suit level.

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