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Associate Director - Artificial Intelligence

To support the continued growth of Cambridge Consultants Artificial Intelligence capability, we’re looking for a commercially-minded technology leader able to engage with clients and take responsibility for architecting and delivering business transformation projects.

Day-to-day you would be working closely with the Director for AI and a wide range of Cambridge Consultants colleagues including sales/business developers, senior technologist and engineering delivery teams in conjunction with client engineers and business leaders to architect, design and deliver multidisciplinary innovation projects centred on artificial intelligence.

This is very much a client facing role, where you will be using your experience and working jointly with senior technologists to define technical and commercial exploitation plans from pre-sales to delivery. The role includes diverse responsibilities ranging from supporting external marketing, responding to new client briefs, presenting proposals, and leading the engineering teams to deliver impactful projects.

We offer a diverse, fun and challenging work environment where you'll have the chance to shape the strategy of the business, and work with a wide variety of projects and with many different skill sets.

Specific Responsibilities

You will be a key member of the global AI leadership team responsible for supporting the growth of our AI business.

This will involve:

  • Contributing to AI team strategy, planning and go-to-market activities to grow our overall business globally
  • Working as part of a dynamic team to engage with current and new clients to understand their challenges and to develop and present outstanding technical proposals for how we can solve their business challenges using AI
  • Providing technical leadership to multidisciplinary engineering teams alongside programme and commercial peers to deliver high-innovation projects.  This will include solution architecture, team leadership, client management and on-time, on-budget delivery of technically excellent deliverables
  • Supporting our external marketing activities as a credible thought-leader to promote our capabilities and encourage new client enquiries



You will likely be either an experienced commercially-focused technical consultant or engineering management professional who has demonstrated impact and ability to successfully plan and deliver advanced technology projects. This will be evidenced by you having many of the following:

  • Passion for advanced technology and good grasp of AI including deep learning
  • Proven ability and track record of success in defining and delivering complex, high-value, innovation projects including AI and related technologies
  • Proven ability to influence at senior management level and to match business needs with technology solutions
  • Experience working in a technology-based service environment – an ability to work well with technologists including data scientists, software engineers, electronics engineers, physicists and designers
  • A STEM degree in an appropriate technical field with second technical or business degree desirable
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills