Vacancy details

UK | Swindon

This vacancy is now closed

Vacancy title
Operational & Technical Manager (WPS Swindon)
Ref
26592
Business unit
UK-WPS | Services
Location
UK | Swindon
Salary
£Competitive
Closing date
25/09/2020
Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Operational & Technical Manager to join the WPS’s UK team. 

What you will do

To purpose of this role is to optimise the operational performance across the WPS UK business (including new project and ongoing service/technical support) and to lead the Technical WPS UK technical and product management functions to provide high quality solutions from WPS’s portfolio and with technology partners to WPS customers. The role works in close co-ordination with Operational and Technology Development functions in WPS Group level.

Some Key Responsibilities and Activities

  • Overall responsibility for Operations and Technical functions within WPS UK.
  • Co-ordination of Projects, Service and Technical teams within Operations.
  • With the Head of Service optimisation of ongoing service and support delivery.
  • With Project Engineers and Technical Team, act as systems architecture lead.
  • Leading delivery of major project programmes including multi-partner integrations.
  • Managing technical relationships with technology partners.
  • Managing key supplier relationships.
  • Working with Group Technology Director acting as technical product manager / product champion to influence direction of overall group technology development to meet UK requirements within a global context.
  • Close liaison with the sales teams within WPS to ensure projects are accurately defined, fully understood and correctly implemented.
  • Act as senior ongoing client relationship manager to major contracts.

What we are looking for

In order to fulfil the role successfully the following are some of the key skills and experience required:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience in a relevant technical discipline.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and managing a team.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to disseminate complex information in concise and clear manner
  • Familiarity with the application of Linux/Unix/understanding of Docker
  • Experience of deployment of SQL/Postgres data base
  • Full driving licence
  • Right to work in the UK

What we offer

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • 24 days holiday with bank holidays in addition
  • Perkbox - employee benefits portal
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme

About WPS

WPS provides exceptional parking solutions which provide ease of use and versatility coupled with outstanding reliability. Our ParkAdvance™ Pay on Foot solution exploits state-of–the-art IP based system architecture. It delivers industry leading functionality & reporting combined with direct network and web interconnectivity – ideal qualities now and for the future.

With over 300 professionals across the globe, WPS has established an install base that issues more than 7,500,000 parking tickets every day worldwide. This makes us one of the world’s leading providers of automated parking solutions. We believe in creating strong, professional relationships with our clients, delivering to a high quality threshold and living our values: ‘Proactive, Reliable and Open’.

Interested?

Please apply by clicking on the link below.

NB: Dynniq & WPS has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. Dynniq are an equal opportunities employer. Please note, applications received after the closing date will not be processed.