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  • Job Type: Permanent
    Categories: IT Jobs
    Location: London, Redhill, Surrey
    Job ID: 121476
    Company: SCC AVS

    AV Technical Architect Team Leader

    We are SCC – Specialist Computer Centres – the UK’s leading technology solutions provider specialising in IT infrastructure. We have an enviable track record in helping European based companies and government organisations assess, plan, source, integrate and manage their IT infrastructure to deliver technology optimisation and more, for less.

    Due to ever increasing demand for our industry leading AC/VC solutions we now have an opportunity for an AV Technical Architect Team Leader lead a team of AV Technical Architects and to work closely with our AV sales teams and associated business units to deliver pre sales support , low level design and technical delivery on Audio Visual projects , deployments and usability to effectively influence customers at all levels throughout the decision making process by delivering a consultative approach to provide an excellent client experience .

    Responsibilities :

    The role involves leading a team of technical architects and lending pre-sales support and technical delivery on Audio Visual projects, to support the Sales team and effectively influence customers at all levels throughout the decision making process.

    To produce technical design and system design activities for pre and post order requirements.

    Key responsibilities:
    • Assist the sales function in a pre-sales capacity in developing the relationship with the customer, inspiring confidence with the ability to understand their needs and deliver an unparalleled service level.
    • Act as a technical and solution specialist able to support the sales team’s requirements confidently.
    • Understand and evaluate the technical needs of a customer focusing on best of breed and right fit for the customer.
    • Understand and implement the necessary vendor requirements to enable the division to deliver against strategy in line with those vendor services.
    • Act as the solution expert representing SCC in front of customers to provide confidence in their Audio Visual product set
    • Deliver service focussed presentations to customers when required as part of the Audio Visual sales cycle
    • Completion of bid response and proposal documents in-line with standardised templates and wording in an accurate and articulate manner
    • Ownership of high level diagrams demonstrating solution capabilities
    • Deliver customer consultancy on solution design including road mapping.
    • Deliver customer consultancy on user adoption and business process creation/adaption to aid in usage growth

    Skills:
    • People management /team leading skills
    • Experience in a customer facing environment as well as experience dealing with internal teams
    • A customer-orientated approach with excellent communication and organisational skills
    • Ability to work within virtual teams and independently to deliver a high standard of service and documentation
    • Must have a proven track record in Audio Visual solutions management/deployment/design and delivering high value technology projects in the corporate & public sectors.
    • Must have worked with corporate and/or government clients and in multi-discipline project teams.
    • Must have a strong knowledge of project AV engineering, maintaining and operation
    • Ability and presence to liaise with clients at senior level, external consultants and project consultants.
    • A current and working understanding of AV VC solutions and system integration.
    • Able to produce project documentation and system design drawings to a high standard
    • Able to work with Microsoft Project, Visio and Office software platforms
    • Able to design reliable, high value Audio Visual technology solutions in the corporate & public sectors
    A detailed understanding of current AV technologies including;
    • Video management systems
    • Audio management systems
    • Control systems
    • Display technology
    • Digital signage
    • Video conferencing

    Detailed understanding of AV systems integration with IP networks and existing IT systems is essential
    Acquired industry accreditation (Infocomm, Cedia) Ideally hold CTS-D.