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24 Jul 2020

Full-Time Deputy Head of Data & AI

New Signature – Posted by alois.gocke London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment!  New Signature’s Data & AI team is growing fast and we’re looking for our next Deputy Head of Data & AI to join us.


What’s the story?

As we continue to scale our Data & AI practice with exciting talent from across Europe, whilst building upon our growing reputation as one of the top Data & AI consultancies within the Microsoft community; New Signature are looking to galvanise this rapid growth with a new Deputy Head of Data & AI.  You’ll be working with industry leading influencers and experts, delivering innovative greenfield Data Platform builds, Data Integration programmes and providing bespoke High-Level Data Architectural designs.

What will you be doing?

  • Primarily the Deputy Practice Lead will manage multiple client engagements across several clients working with solutions architects to ensure quality control, high standards and customer satisfaction.
  • The Practice Lead will participate in pre-sales discussions, on site customer workshops and manage implementation resources delivering design work carried out by the solutions architects.
  • The role will require excellent communication skills with customers and a strong sense of commercial awareness and experience of being able to produce high quality and well scoped proposals and Statements of Work.
  • The Deputy Practice Lead will act as a technical escalation point for the Data Architects, project managers, internal resourcing teams and customers.
  • The role requires that the Practice Lead can work with customers and be able to technically deliver projects alone or alongside other Solutions or Technical Architects.
  • Working closely with the sales function, scoping the offered Azure products and services to drive revenue through the practice.
  • Providing pre-sales technical leadership on Azure Data Components and platform services.
  • Applying technical competence and experience to develop and review internal documentation standards and working practices as well as develop material for marketing and sales teams.
  • Challenging the customer requirements to ensure we are delivering benefits to the customer.
  • Work with Solution Architects to ensure designs should be right first time with <10% of designs needing any re-works.

Why do people like working here?

  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours
  • Variety of projects
  • Tier 1 Clients & Partners
  • Top of the range kit
  • Paid charity days
  • Paid for trips to industry events

Who are New Signature?

We are a Microsoft house, born in the Cloud. The 2017 Acquisition of Paradigm Systems & Dot Net Solutions by New Signature accelerated a suite of capabilities to support the world’s most prestigious and recognisable brands, helping them to become digital organisations powered by the Cloud.

We have over 500 people across the UK, US, Canada, South Africa, the Philippines and Australia, with our UK office growing over 70% YoY and headcount more than tripling.

How has this been possible?

Our values of being Generous, Authentic, Innovative and most importantly, Human, has enabled a unique approach to provide outstanding customer experiences, drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes & successfully deliver pioneering solutions that challenge the status quo. We’ve quickly established ourselves as a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft’s technology stack with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.

Join us today and be part of the success story!


Our employees are driven by our values and know that they make a positive difference every time that they help a customer to solve their challenges. Our focus on delivering great customer experiences empowers our people to build rewarding relationships that contribute to our positive work environment.   You can learn more about our culture here:  New Signature Culture


We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success.

We harness technology to drive business, but we never let that replace our human connections. We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success and instill confidence in our customers through relationships forged from trust.


We are giving and respectful.

With our efforts to always be generous, we elevate our service level with empathetic and considerate communications and actions. We always find a way to support our customers and colleagues by giving of our time and talent and equally respecting the time and talent of others.


We tell it as it is, with positive intent.

Being authentic helps to nurture our strong and trusted relationships. We are honest, transparent, and reliable. When you partner with New Signature, you are partnering with a group of purposeful, outcome-driven and results-oriented professionals.


We push the boundaries at the intersection of people, process and technology.

For us, there are no limit to our dreams. We continually innovate and push boundaries at the intersection of people, process, and technology to bring our customers and colleagues the best solutions first.


As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, New Signature understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  

New Signature prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including all aspects of the recruiting and employment life-cycle at New Signature. 


New Signature requires candidates to prove eligibility to work in the UK. Offered candidates may be asked to complete a background check as permitted by applicable employment regulations.  Depending on the requirements of the job, these record checks may include any or all of the following education verification, employment verification, drug screening, and criminal record check.

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