Head of Digital Delivery

Brand
Ascential
Job function
Marketing
Job type
Perm Full Time
Job location
London
Salary
Competitive market rate salary
Job ref
R5758

We're looking for a Head of Digital Delivery to join our team in London as part of our Marketing function.

Reporting to the VP of Marketing Performance & Automation (MPA,) the Head of Digital Delivery will be a key leadership role in the MPA team. This role will be the conduit between Marketing, Product, our Brand Marketing leaders and Technology for key initiatives. The Head of Digital Delivery will work closely with the VP of MPA, and Head of Automated Experiences to design and size the Marketing Product roadmap as well as manage delivery for major brand initiatives & team resource management. 

Inclusive, but not limited to:

● ACMP implementation

● MarTech stack evolution

● Ways of working with product, brands, design and content

● Implementing and champion a derivative of the AGILE methodology

● Managing UX and CX resources

● Managing Front End and Full Stack Dev resources

● Resource management of the team using the MRM system, Hive

Key Responsibilities 

  • Accountable for the delivery of the MA stream of ACMP, delivering in line with budget and timeline expectations, escalating any risks or blockers

  • Resource management for the MPA team via Hive. Highlighting any resource gaps or drops in utilisation

  • Budgetary management of relevant area, highlighting any spikes where we have to resource up

  • Point of hand-off to the central product teams, Technology, brand teams ensuring outputs to the highest possible standards

  • Co-ownership of Marketing product roadmap, and on-going prioritisation in line with team objectives

  • Lead Marketing product planning sessions and ways of working sessions

  • Working with SMEs to develop templated briefs/requirements documents

  • Lead MPA stand-ups, sprint planning and showcases 

This list is not exhaustive and there may be other activities you are required to deliver.

 

Your Experience

  • Significant experience in digital delivery in a multi brand/multi product environment

  • Previous experience of having led Martech and significant development programmes

  • Background in digital solution design and web development

  • Comfortable with Business Analysis and Solution Design

  • Technical understanding of MA, CRM, SEO, CDNs, Content Management Systems, Google Analytics,Page build best practices

  • Previous management experience of a team of SMEs

  • Agile & Waterfall experience would be beneficial

  • Use of workflow management and ticketing systems would be beneficial

 

What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days 

  • Great learning and development opportunities 

  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans

  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers 

  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme 

  • Volunteering opportunities 

  • Season ticket loans 

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, and offer flexible benefit packages.
 

Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

For more information on our culture, visit Ascential.com.
 

About Ascential 

Ascential delivers specialist information, analytics and ecommerce optimisation platforms to the world's leading consumer brands and their ecosystems. 

Our world-class businesses improve performance and solve problems for our customers by delivering immediately actionable information combined with visionary longer-term thinking across Digital Commerce, Product Design and Marketing. We also serve customers across Retail & Financial Services. 

With more than 2,000 employees across five continents, we combine local expertise with a global footprint for clients in over 120 countries. 

Ascential is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
 

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