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Job description

Job Title: Marketing Technical and Development Manager

Location: Glasgow

Salary: circa £50,000 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

Our Role

Reporting to the Head of Performance and Quality in Marketing Operations you'll be a subject matter expert. You'll be responsible for specifying and managing the implementation of key technical capability change and continuous improvement across the whole of marketing. In particular you'll be involved in the technical delivery of Marketing Work Flow tools, Digital Asset Management, Sharepoint Development plus you'll support the on-going Marketing Platform integration (Oracle Marketing Cloud).

As Technical Development Manager, you'll also be responsible for the delivery of key components of the modern marketing vision. This will involve delivery of technical solutions from requirements management through to testing and delivery.

The role is an essential part of the Marketing Operations function and the wider Central Marketing department and is critical in helping the leadership team understand, shape and plan Transformational change activities across technical solutions (SharePoint, Workflow, DAM). Therefore, you'll be expected to fully support all Marketing functions to deliver key technology milestones in line with the Marketing Business Change Framework and Strategy.

Furthermore, the role is an ambassador for business change, creating strong relationships throughout the Retail business and Retail project teams to build knowledge of the IT Roadmap and Marketing Strategy Framework and what it sets out to achieve. The role is therefore key in defining and then continually optimising the marketing end to end business processes, ensuring technical solutions and performance is delivered in a compliant way, meeting all of the corporate and legal requirements.

Your Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate for this role will have knowledge of the process for creating strategic and tactical technical solutions along with knowledge of what are the most effective models for Marketing & Retail functions in large organisations.

As the pipeline of technical solutions to be identified and delivered is new to SSE, delivery will require a high degree of project control expertise to ensure the objectives are achieved within the agreed cost and time parameters. Therefore, you'll also ideally have previous experience of project or change management and knowledge of one or more of the business change disciplines would also be beneficial. A proven track record in delivering complex change, combined with project planning and strong financial acumen is also essential and if you have experience in agile methodologies even better!

In this role you'll be the subject matter expert, but the role also requires a high degree of gravitas and influencing skills which will help you to guide a wide set of stakeholders including senior leadership. Therefore, stakeholder management and engagement will be key as you'll need to be able to understand and have knowledge of how solutions will work and then be able to explain and simplify these for your marketing stakeholders.

In terms of other technical skills ideally, you'll understand



- Javascript

- Workflow Development

- Eloqua

In terms of Workflow it would be useful if you understand how this is structured.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 28 August 2019

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via

Job type
Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Software Developer
£50,000.00 - £50,000.00 / year
Postal Code
G2 6AY
Waterloo St, Glasgow G2 6AY, UK Show on map
Post date
Closing date

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