Head of Product Delivery
We’re searching for an experienced Product Delivery leader to join our horizontal technology team which supports Informa’s Tech, Connect and Intelligence divisions. A new role, the Head of Product Delivery will lead a diverse team of Product Delivery Managers delivering technology-led change across multiple business divisions and brands. The role will straddle the line between business, technology and customer experience, balancing priorities with a view to delivering against defined product strategies for enterprise and digital products, maximising business and customer value. The role needs an ambitious, energetic, self-starter with a passion for enterprise and digital products – and someone who thrives on driving change and making a real difference.
To succeed in this challenging but fulfilling role, you will already have significant experience in a similar role (ideally in a large global organisation). You will have set up and run a highly capable & productive product delivery engine using best practices, an environment where teams come to work to do their best work every day, all specialists in their respective fields - committed to designing & delivering solutions to an organisation operating in fast-paced competitive markets.
You’ll have great leadership skills and are comfortable managing and coaching teams as well as looking after people’s career growth. Keen to take accountability and ownership for the success of enterprise and digital products or projects on multiple platforms. You enjoy working under pressure and meet deadlines with excellent organisational skills. Having a strong mix of professional and emotional intelligence is critical to success.
You will ensure the quality of our thinking and delivery across the entire transformation agenda is exceptional, spanning both digital and enterprise technology projects. You will enjoy driving meaningful change and innovation and have a track record of bringing people along the journey with you.
You will help shape and nurture a nascent function, Product Delivery, so that your direct reports are excited to come to work every day to make meaningful products and services for our internal users and external customers adding value to people in the real world, and ii) value for the brands that support them. You’ll have senior gravitas to effectively influence at all levels. You will thrive on a challenge and solving impossible problems – and are comfortable with some organisational chaos and continuous change. A superlative communicator, you can see where communication gaps exist and fix them, always maintaining a positive and gracious manner.