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Technical Account Lead - Defence

IO Associates

Posted on May 23, 2023 by IO Associates

South West, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£80k - £95k Annual

Job Title: Technical Account Lead - Defence Location: Bristol/Cheltenham - Hybrid Salary: £80k - £95k

iO Associates have partnered with a consultancy that specialise in software technology. As part of their growth strategy, they are looking to build on an existing presence in the MoD and related organisations, so are looking for a Technical Account Lead (Defence).

As the Technical Account Lead, you will be focused on the continued success of the Defence business stream. You will work closely with the Account Director in order to create a technical strategy focused on the MOD and related partners, as well as maintaining and developing relationships with key technical stakeholders within customers and suppliers. You will work on the technical roadmap and future opportunities for the business. This role would be perfect for someone who has managed technical programmes in defence.

The role will be mostly remote, with client visits in areas like Bristol and Cheltenham.


  • Creation of a Defence specific Technical Strategy (including developing capability portfolio) which forms part of the Defence Stream Strategy.
  • Building senior stakeholder relationships - in MOD and selected partner organisations, acting as a strategic and trusted technical partner.
  • Support the continued Account growth through overall technical leadership across all projects and ensuring high quality of delivery.
  • Horizon scanning the MOD and UK defence future technology landscape and formulating training, research, and development strategies alongside the Technical Leadership team.

Skills required:

  • Passion for emerging technologies with an understanding of new trends/capabilities
  • Knowledge of the MOD or related departments
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of technologies, specialising in the use of opensource libraries and components.
  • Experience in a Senior Technical Leadership role, specifically working with the MOD
  • Led the implementation of complex software solutions including architecture, design, development and testing.

Our client would like to fill this position as soon as reasonably possible. If you are interested, apply with your CV through the website and we will be in contact shortly.

Reference: 2561762692


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