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Account Chief Technologist

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Would you like to be part of a team that is growing?

Do you enjoy working as part of a committed, passionate, and collaborative team?


Join our OCTO team 

Our Office of the CTO function is responsible for understanding technology and the direction it is taking. Using this insight, we partner with our sales, services, and partner organisations to evolve and innovate Softcat messaging, capabilities, and services to reflect the evolving needs of our customers.


Success. The Softcat Way. 

Softcat is a £1billion+ technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security, and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career.


Do you want to make change happen by joining a team that never stands still?

The Account Chief Technologist will be working with key, strategic accounts to help them drive largescale transformation. The role is pivotal in bridging the gap between business problems and technology solutions for our top tier customers.


As Account Chief Technologist, you'll be responsible for: 

  • Engaging at senior level (CxO) to influence customer strategy and become a trusted advisor
  • Leading the Architecture team within an account or sector, ensuring the solutions proposed are fit for purpose and provide good value
  • Functioning as a proactive member of the relevant Sector/Account leadership teams
  • Provide leadership input into transformational sales opportunities within accounts
  • Contributing to the Softcat Propositions and standards
  • Helping Solution Specialists and Account Management by helping identify and qualify solution opportunities including bid support as required
  • Attending customer opportunity and strategy meetings


What we need from you 

  • Enterprise Architecture and/or Consultancy and/or CTO and/or CIO level experience
  • Experience at leading major largescale transformational programmes
  • Relationship focused; experience of building relationships at the highest levels within enterprise customers, becoming a trusted advisor on a technology basis
  • Knowledge of and experience in designing and implementing solutions comprising of multiple technologies and business applications
  • Commercially astute with governance experience
  • Demonstrable experience in having previously identified and led cross working party initiatives through discovery, selection, implementation, and continuous review to assure customer satisfaction
  • Ability to present to an external audience, both business and technical; with a track record of presenting at board level
  • Must be credible in communicating around technical issues / solutions
  • Energy, dynamism, and technology evangelism (for example: through thought leadership, networking events, white papers and publications)


Work in a way that works for you  

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:  

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day  
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs 


Working with us  

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.  

Join us  

To become part of the success story, please apply now  

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We're welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.   


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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

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