Head of Collaboration

Hedge Fund #036

You will spearhead interactions with the business to gather how they use the digital workspace, come up with a strategy that can be firm wide, business- or region-specific, and propose a budget, implementation, project plan, and operationalize the solution. You will partner with compliance to ensure such proposed strategy is permissible, and liaise with technology, project management, and end user computing to integrate the solution and provide a path to adoption.

What you’ll do

You will start by understanding the different business groups and their communication and collaboration needs. You will be thinking about the challenges of hybrid working, how much time is spent traveling, and how to manage collaboration across different locations, both in- office and remote. Specifically, you will:

Interface with senior management to assess current state of digital workspace across the Firm, gather requirements, and utilize data to drive decisions
Develop guidelines and normalize the experience across the different tools and gather consensus on the best experience
Deliver a global strategic vision of the digital workspace and collaboration space that will enable colleagues regardless of location or device
Continuous review of trends and technologies that would improve our product experience landscape
Prepare documentation and training material for success adoption and migration
Survey the business and identify any gaps or areas of improvement in productivity and collaboration toolsets
Improve the interaction between remote working and conference room technology for video, presentation, and sharing
Partner with compliance to ensure permissibility from a regulatory perspective as well as consistency with Firm policies and procedures
Conduct “Hands On” interaction with the technology to reinforce intuitive usability

What’s required

You will have exceptional communication skills , and will bring a proven track record of implementing new technology solutions in a compliance conscious organization.

Degree in technology/business related field
5+ years of experience working with collaboration tools
A passion for seeking out the best technologies
Proven track record of implementing new technical solutions
Exceptional project management skills
Excellent communication skills with expertise in working in a cross-team collaboration environment
Strong stakeholder management and communication
Broad technical knowledge in a variety of collaboration platforms and the advantages/disadvantages of cloud based (SaaS) vs on premise and the interaction with remote and office infrastructure
Experiencing in navigating and delivering complex, matrix programs with multiple global stakeholders
Commitment to the highest ethical standards

To apply for this job email your details to Graham.Gates@TechExecOnline.com

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