Head of Workforce Technology - Perm - London
The size, shape and construct of our workforce is changing rapidly in light of automation, tech disruption, changes in our geopolitical landscape and regulatory practices. How we compete for talent against these mega trends is critical to the success of our business. “Talent” no longer means the same as it did 10 years ago and how we attract and deploy our people will be very different. In order to remain competitive we need to embrace new digital platforms and consider the effective use AI in our attraction, assessment and work allocation processes.
This role has significant impact on the ability of the firm to remain progressive in the area of sourcing and resource management. Working in close collaboration with the Recruitment and Resource Management Teams to ensure we embrace new and leading edge technology systems to attract and deploy increasingly diverse talent.
This is an exciting new role for our function and as such you will have the opportunity to shape the role and your team
Lead and execute a vision and strategy for the technology landscape that supports our workforce transformation - ensuring we can compete for scarce and diverse talent in a digital age
Lead strategic initiatives to evolve our sourcing and resourcing tech operating model
Lead and manage the engagements and partnerships with vendors and internal stakeholders
Responsible for governance and programme management
Responsibility for risk and quality, compliance and the effective commercial negotiation for the implementation for all new technologies
Responsible for the successful implementation and communication strategy of all new workforce systems
Constantly monitor the market for new workforce relevant technology innovations and oversee a continuous cycle of explorations and experimentation.
Drive engagement and energy for workforce IT strategy and transformation
Responsible for the successful adoption of new technology and the implementation of training and development
Essential skills needed for the role:
Degree and possibly masters degree
Significant years experience of working at a similar level in FTSE, Tech house or professional services firm
Expert knowledge of attraction, recruitment and deployment.
Expert knowledge of workforce technologies.
Excellent ability to influence and drive change through a large, complex and highly regulated organisation.
Evaluation of new and emerging tech solutions, lead discussions with third party suppliers, regularly consult UK and global tech leaders and present recommendations to EB, CME, LoS leaders
Strong leadership and team management experience