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About Merlin Entertainments Group
Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.
Careers with Merlin Entertainments Group
Technical Lead
Chessington, UK
Greater London
United Kingdom
Full time
01 May 2018
12 Apr 2018
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We are Merlin Entertainments… The name behind world famous attractions including LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park.

Be a part of the Merlin magic by joining the Merlin Corporate team. We hire and empower smart people who love what they do. Now’s your chance to join us!

We require a Technical Lead to join the Merlin Digital – F21 Programme team. This role will be based primarily within the Surrey / Hampshire area. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an exciting and thrilling environment.

Reporting into the Global Finance Transformation Manager and liaising closely with the Group Programme Director, the Technical Lead will be responsible for delivering the Finance21 integration solution which will be key in optimising new global finance processes supported by quality data. This role will drive the technology initiative for integration through assisting stakeholders in defining needs and opportunities.

Serving as Project Manager for the Digital work stream, you will work in partnership with business and IT disciplines to lead the project from initiation through to implementation and rollout, overseeing strategy, structure, budget, and schedule and staffing requirements; whilst ensuring the work stream is completed in accordance with PMO and technical governance needed relevant to Merlin guidelines.

We are looking for the following skills and experience…
* You will have gained extensive experience of SOA/EAI/Middleware architecture, design and implementation. In addition, MuleSoft full life cycle implementation experience from requirements gathering/analysis to Go-Live and Post production support would be highly beneficial.
* With key project management / project execution experience, you will have a strong track record of managing teams in driving complex integration projects.
* Finance ERP knowledge, preferably NetSuite or similar is also key.
* You will be a motivated, results driven problem solver who works well in team environment.
* Demonstrating good presentation and communication skills, you will have the ability to work cross - functionally with international teams and management on all levels.
* Experience in Stakeholder Management is key.
* Regular travel to London and our other business sites will also be required.

The Benefits…
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects – ideal if you’re already fantastic and can quickly become even better (our magic can help here). Benefits include Pension, Life Assurance, 25 days’ holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO.
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