Job vacancies https://www.techuk.org Wed, 19 Dec 2018 02:26:05 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Member Relations Manager https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/14464-member-relations-manager https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/14464-member-relations-manager

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow.

900 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ more than 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK.

These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of our members are small and medium sized businesses.

techUK is committed to helping its members grow, by:

  • Developing markets;
  • Developing relationships and networks;
  • Reducing business costs;
  • Reducing business risks.

techUK has strong member representation across a broad range of tech markets and strives to be at the forefront of thinking about the key commercial, policy and regulatory factors shaping the sector. techUK provides technology industry leadership across private and public sector programmes representing a wide range of organisations including global corporates, SMEs and Start-Ups.

The Member Relations Manager will work closely with the Head of Member Relations and the programme delivery teams to ensure our members are aware of and engaging across techUK’s various programmes and services.

Fundamental to the role is the ability to quickly get to grips with complex issues, put them into a wider context and determine how best to communicate the techUK value proposition to our members. Strong analytical skills and an ability to produce communications with cut through are also a key requirement.

The person appointed will show capability and potential to build strong member engagement, creating good external reputation and stakeholder relationships. They will need to have, or a propensity to develop quickly, a good understanding of the opportunities and challenges in the use of digital communications and data analytics, identifying how to engage members in techUK activity and show the ROI of this engagement to them.

This role requires someone who has the communication skills, confidence and drive to grow their own profile and that of techUK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the SME (Small to Medium-sized Enterprise) member engagement plan; assume creation and delivery of the SME member engagement activity.
  • Run data analytics which report on member engagement, portal usage and the gathering of member activity and intelligence, providing insight into the activities and issues that matter most to our members;  become an expert user of our CRM system
  • Assist the Head of Member Relations to evolve & maintain an effective member communication plan, producing a series of member communications relating to their annual membership.
  • Lead and support in our generic member communications activities. Develop messaging and routes to members that gain cut through, clarify the benefits and ROI of techUK membership and grow the overall levels of member engagement.
  • Prepare and execute regular member surveys on a range of topics from member feedback on techUK value to market intelligence gathering.
  • Conduct face-to-face member meetings.  Hold membership review meetings with our SME members to better understand their current priorities and help them to engage with the relevant parts of techUK.
  • Assist the Head of Member Relations to create & run specific member engagement events including four Member Introductory Evenings, four Making the Most of your Membership events, and several Scaling Your Business panel events.
  • Assist the Head of Member Relations in the preparation of key member meeting briefing documents that demonstrates current member usage, renewal information and recommendations for potential areas of engagement
  • Work with the Member Sales Team to ensure the smooth onboarding of new members to ensure that everything is set up correctly to maximise their chances of engaging & remaining in membership. The building of a wide network of contacts within members is key to gaining deep levels of engagement.
  • Regularly monitor members to ensure that key stakeholders are identified and kept up-to-date including the membership owner, budget holder and most senior contact (if different)
  • Handle general member correspondence; assist new contacts at member companies in setting up their profiles and plugging them into the most relevant techUK programmes and activities
  • Prepare ad hoc membership reports as required utilising the CRM system

Competencies

  • Output oriented with a track record of delivery.
  • Numerate, comfortable working with and analysing data.
  • A strong team player, committed to helping colleagues achieve their goals.
  • Ability to work quickly to deadline delivering high quality outputs.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to craft member engagement proposals
  • Digital communication platform literate.
  • Strong personal and professional integrity required to develop and maintain trust and represent techUK.
  • Capability to use the tools and technologies techUK provides, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Dynamics CRM, Social Media, Web tools and conferencing software.

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Strong and demonstrable customer engagement experience.
  • Experience of working in high performance environments.
  • A knowledge of and interest in the technology sector.
  • Experience of managing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and is comfortable working with senior individuals in Industry and within government.

Desired

· Demonstrates a broad understanding of the technology industry landscape and the positioning and role of trade bodies.

This job specification is a guide to the work required but does not form part of any contract of employment and may change from time-to-time to reflect changing circumstances.

The successful applicant must have permission to work in the UK prior to the commencement of employment.

 

To apply, please send through your CV together with a cover letter (max 500 words) to:

{bio}sharon.clews@techuk.org{/bio}

 

 

 

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Sharon.Clews@techuk.org (Sharon Clews (techUK)) Job vacancies Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:52:25 +0000
Policy/Programme Manager - Smarter UK Programme (Transport and Smart Cities) https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/14436-programme-manager-smarter-uk-programme-transport-and-smart-cities https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/14436-programme-manager-smarter-uk-programme-transport-and-smart-cities

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. Over 900 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ more than 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of our members are small and medium sized businesses.

techUK is committed to helping its members grow, by:
• Developing markets;
• Developing relationships and networks;
• Reducing business costs;
• Reducing business risks.

techUK's SmarterUK Programme works to ensure, on behalf of our members, that industry, Government, international and regulatory challenges are addressed effectively and coherently and that all stakeholders work together effectively in the common interest.

Role Purpose
This role reports to the Head of the SmarterUK Programme. SmarterUK is our smart infrastructure programme and its purpose is to connect parts of the UK economy on the cusp of the 'smart' revolution. In doing so, we hope to drive the uptake of solutions that will deliver a sustainable, low carbon transition that provides value to UK Plc and its citizens.

The role has responsibility for the smart city and transport work streams within SmarterUK’s work and lead our cross-cutting smart infrastructure work.

The person appointed will show capability and potential to build on a strong foundation of a solid programme, strong member engagement, and good external reputation and stakeholder relationships. He/she will need to have, or a propensity to develop quickly, a good understanding of the opportunities and challenges in the use of tech in smart cities and transport sectors, and where members can work collectively to understand and enhance those opportunities.

This role requires someone who has the communication skills, confidence and drive to grow their own profile and that of techUK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development, implementation and communication of techUK’s Smart Transport and Cities programme in a way that meets the needs of existing and potential members;
  • Support the inception, set-up and execution of programme events and meetings;
  • Identify and exploit cross-fertilisation opportunities with other programmes within techUK;
  • Promote the programme through insights, opinions, social media and PR activities;
  • Draft reports, papers, articles and meeting notes as requested;
  • Support relevant techUK working groups and maintain liaison with group members;
  • Assist in maintaining all relevant parts of the techUK website to a high standard;
  • Maintain all relevant records on techUK’s CRM system;
  • Liaise with other techUK teams to assist in a successful programme of press coverage, events, internal and external marketing and to ensure they are kept fully informed of major policy initiatives;
  • Deputise for Head of Programme in their absence;
  • Any other duties that might from time to time be required.

Competencies

  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to get to grips with complex technical information and to communicate this effectively to a range of audiences.
  • A team player who has experience of managing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and is comfortable working with senior individuals in Industry and within government
  • A self-motivated individual with positive can-do approach who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with competing demands, and responding to tight deadlines.
  • Capability to use the tools and technologies techUK provides, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, CRM, Social Media, Web tools and home working software.

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Strong interest in technology, innovation and the tech industry.
  • Strong interest in transport, mobility services and smart cities, with a keen desire to learn.
  • Ability to identify, propose and negotiate new opportunities and services for techUK;
  • Ability to carry out agreed objectives with a minimum of supervision.
  • Demonstrates a broad understanding of the technology industry landscape and the positioning and role of trade bodies.

Desirable Knowledge and Experience
• Knowledge and background of the transport and smart city sector.
• Good high-level knowledge of technology and the fintech industry.
• Comfortable with public speaking.
• Understand the economic, social and political environment, members’ business sectors and business models, stakeholders and their drivers.

This is a full time role based at techUK’s London offices.

The successful applicant must have permission to work in the UK prior to the commencement of employment.

This role profile is a guide to the work that is required but does not form part of any contract of employment and may change from time to time to reflect changing circumstances.

To apply, please send through your CV together with a short cover letter (max 500 words) to:

{bio}sharon.clews@techuk.org{/bio}

 

 

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Sharon.Clews@techuk.org (Sharon Clews (techUK)) Job vacancies Thu, 06 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000
Event Manager https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/13674-event-manager https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/13674-event-manager

techUK Overview

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. Over 900 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ more than 750,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of our members are small and medium sized businesses.

 

techUK is committed to helping its members grow, by:

· Developing markets

· Developing relationships and networks

· Reducing business costs

· Reducing business risks

 

Our aim is to help techUK members to develop their networks and markets and help reduce business cost and risk. The central government programme is an established and core techUK set of programmes.

 

The Event Manager role will focus on delivering a range of high quality, business focused events to techUK’s members and stakeholders.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of an annual calendar of events with the CMO
  • Creating event budgets with specific revenue targets: Clear revenue generation plans around each techUK event
  • Working with CMO and programme team leads, manage techUK’s sponsorship database and secure sponsorship for techUK events
  • Budget management: Source and negotiate with external venues across London and UK – venue knowledge preferable
  • Design and deliver marketing plans for each event, including social, web, branding and event design
  • External supplier booking and negotiating, including AV management, production and set design, videographers, photographers, caterers, designers and printers
  • Manage all logistics and suppliers to deliver event on the day
  • Manage team assistant and programme teams appropriate to each techUK events

 

Competencies

  • Good communicator
  • Commercially astute
  • Close attention to detail
  • Experience of event marketing using traditional and social media
  • Collaborative workstyle
  • Ability to learn quickly

 

Person Specification

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Proven event organising experience, in a B2B environment
  • Proven event sponsorship experience

 

Desired Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in the tech industry 
  • Venue and supplier contacts/relationships

 

This role profile is a guide to the work that is required but does not form part of any contract of employment and may change from time to time to reflect changing circumstances.

 

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to the commencement of employment.

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

To apply, please send through your CV together with a cover letter (max 500 words) to:

{bio}peter.modestou@techuk.org{/bio}

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peter.modestou@techuk.org (Peter Modestou) Job vacancies Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000
Programme Manager – Health and Social Care https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/14249-programme-manager-health-and-social-care https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/14249-programme-manager-health-and-social-care

techUK Overview

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. Over 900 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ more than 750,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of our members are small and medium sized businesses.

 

techUK is committed to helping its members grow, by:

  • Developing markets
  • Developing relationships and networks
  • Reducing business costs
  • Reducing business risks

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Head of Programme in delivering the objectives of the new Health and Social Care Council, including the smooth running of board meetings, ensuring papers are sent out on time and delivering stakeholder engagement activities.
  • Develop and implement a social media editorial calendar to promote the team’s events and positions on key policy areas. This includes managing the Linked-in group, using twitter and drafting blogs as relevant.
  • Raise the profile of the programmes through using effective communications channels such as regular newsletters and ensuring regular content is available on the website.
  • Successfully lead, manage and deliver the meetings programme.
  • Manage a number of techUK member accounts to help with retention and ensure members are maximising value from wider techUK membership.
  • Assist the Head of Programme and membership team in the finding and recruiting of new members through research and articulating, explaining and selling the benefits of membership.
  • Work with the Head of Programme to implement the programmes stakeholder strategy and ensure the in-house CRM is used effectively.
  • Produce summaries of key policy documents and support the preparation of public policy submissions to regulatory reviews or government consultations.
  • Work with relevant teams across techUK to ensure we support them in delivering their objectives and seek their input as necessary.
  • Any other duties as required by the programme.

 

Competencies

  • A positive, can do attitude and approach.
  • A self-motivated individual who is comfortable leading a project.
  • A team player who is comfortable and able to work with relevant teams (membership, marketing and business services) across techUK.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Highly effective communicator.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment with competing demands.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to get to grips with complex technical information and to communicate this effectively to a range of audiences (e.g. writing consultation responses, blogs, newsletters, letters and minute taking).
  • Is able to articulate, explain and sell the benefits of techUK to a range of audiences from government to potential new members.

 

Person Specification

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrates a reasonable understanding of the Health and Social Care IT landscape and the positioning and role of trade bodies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and a proven track record in using media tools (including social media) to influence an organisations point a view.
  • Strong knowledge of public affairs, ideally able to demonstrate a successful public policy outcome through using public affairs strategy.
  • Has an awareness of tech companies business models and drivers.
  • Has a proven track record and experience of managing complex relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Has a proven track record of successfully influencing public policy with a positive outcome.
  • Has a strong grasp of the workings of Whitehall (public affairs experience preferred).
  • Proven experience in public policy.
  • Comfortable with and has experience of working with CEOs and board level executives.

 

Desired Knowledge and Experience

  • Interest in technology and public policy.
  • Strong interest in the UK tech sector and our mission to make the UK good for tech, make tech good for the UK and make tech good for people.
  • Has a proven track record of managing events (dinners, breakfast briefings, seminars and so on) ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.

 

This role profile is a guide to the work that is required but does not form part of any contract of employment and may change from time to time to reflect changing circumstances.

 

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to the commencement of employment.

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

To apply, please send through your CV together with a cover letter (max 500 words) to:

{bio}peter.modestou@techuk.org{/bio}

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peter.modestou@techuk.org (Peter Modestou) Job vacancies Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:41:46 +0000
Financial Services and Payments Programme Manager (Policy) https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/14093-financial-services-and-payments-programme-manager https://www.techuk.org/about/jobs-at-techuk/item/14093-financial-services-and-payments-programme-manager

techUK Overview

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. 900 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ more than 800,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of our members are small and medium sized businesses.

 

techUK is committed to helping its members grow, by:

  • Developing markets
  • Developing relationships and networks
  • Reducing business costs
  • Reducing business risks

 

techUK's Financial Services & Payments Programme works to ensure, on behalf of our members, that industry, Government, international and regulatory challenges are addressed effectively and coherently and that all stakeholders work together effectively in the common interest.

 

Role Purpose

This role reports to the Head of the Financial Services & Payments Programme and its purpose is to support the coordination, implementation and administration of the various work streams within the programme: Open Banking & Payments, Digital Identity and Distributed Ledger Technologies. In addition, the role includes work on regtech, insurtech, financial services standardisation, IoT and payments, evolution of payment infrastructures and additional topics as they become relevant.

 

The person appointed will have strong organisational capabilities and the capacity to build relationships with members, stakeholders and the wider financial and technology ecosystems. He/she will need to have, or a propensity to develop quickly, a good understanding of the opportunities and challenges new technologies are bringing to the financial services sector, and to recognise where members can work collectively to enhance those opportunities.

 

This role requires someone who has the communication skills, confidence and drive to grow their own profile and that of techUK.

 

Key Responsibilities

  1. Support the development, implementation and communication of techUK’s Financial Services & Payments programme in a way that meets the needs of existing and potential members.
  2. Support the organisation, set-up and execution of programme events and meetings.
  3. Promote the programme though website posts, opinion pieces, social media and PR activities.
  4. Draft meeting notes, event reports and papers as requested.
  5. Support relevant techUK working groups and maintain liaison with group members.
  6. Assist in maintaining all relevant parts of the techUK website to a high standard.
  7. Maintain all relevant records on techUK’s CRM system.
  8. Identify and exploit cross-fertilisation opportunities with other programmes within techUK.
  9. Liaise with other techUK teams to assist in a successful programme of press coverage, events, internal and external marketing and to ensure they are kept fully informed of major policy initiatives.
  10. Deputise for Head of Programme in their absence.
  11. Any other duties that might from time to time be required.

 

Competencies

  1. A self-motivated individual with positive can-do approach who is comfortable working in a high pressure, fast-paced environment with competing demands, and responding to tight deadlines.
  2. Highly developed organisational skills and attention to detail.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to get to grips with complex technical information and to communicate this effectively to a range of audiences.
  4. A team player who is comfortable working with senior individuals in Industry and within government.
  5. Ability to identify and propose new opportunities and services for techUK.
  6. Ability to carry out agreed objectives with a minimum of supervision.
  7. Capability to use the tools and technologies techUK provides, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, CRM, Social Media, Web tools and home working software.
  8. Comfortable with public speaking.

 

Person Specification

Essential Knowledge and Experience​

  • Strong interest in technology, innovation and the tech industry.
  • Strong interest in financial services and payments and keen desire to learn.
  • Experience of managing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates a broad understanding of the technology industry landscape and the positioning and role of trade bodies.

 

Desired Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge and background in economics, financial services or legal regulations.
  • Good high-level knowledge of technology and the fintech industry.
  • Understanding of the economic, social and political environment, members’ business sectors and business models, stakeholders and their drivers.

 

This is a full-time role based in techUK’s London office.

 

This role profile is a guide to the work that is required but does not form part of any contract of employment and may change from time to time to reflect changing circumstances.

 

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to the commencement of employment.

 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

To apply, please send through your CV together with a cover letter (max 500 words) to:

{bio}peter.modestou@techuk.org{/bio}

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peter.modestou@techuk.org (Peter Modestou) Job vacancies Tue, 09 Oct 2018 17:33:22 +0100