Managing Director UK

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full-time


As Google Cloud's premier partner in AI, we provide world-class businesses with cutting-edge data solutions in the cloud. We help clients take leading technology to the limits by combining our expertise in machine learning, data engineering, and analytics. With Google Cloud Platform as our foundation, we help businesses future-proof their solutions, deepen their understanding of consumers, increase competitive advantage and unlock operational efficiencies.

As an established startup we are in an exciting new phase of our growth and we are in the process of scaling into new regions as well as significant growth within our UK operation. To help drive this growth, we are looking for a proven leader to join our CxO team as Managing Director UK.

This is a hands-on role in a dynamic, fast-growing environment, that will require the successful candidate to work closely with internal teams, partners, and clients. The role will suit a highly articulate leader with very strong interpersonal and communication skills to ensure the successful long term growth of Datatonic.

Your core goals as Managing Director UK:

  • Grow the UK Consulting team whilst protecting Datatonic's core values, culture and DNA.
  • Grow the UK Consulting revenue in-line with annual targets, leading commercial discussions with key partners and clients.
  • Direct the go-to-market and strategy for launch of new business practices delivering world-class impact and innovation.
  • Maintain our status a #1 Data and AI Google Partner.

With responsibility to:

  • Establish best practices in the team and support the end-to-end consulting lifecycle: From high-level business case development and opportunity identification to fine-tuning of assumptions and solution valuations pre-and post-delivery.
  • Line management of Practice Leads and strategic input into the direction and collaboration of the various practices.
  • Oversee the Engagement team, helping to build a world class team of Engagement Managers, Consultants and Business Analysts.
  • Lead the development of the strategic plan/framework for key customers, developing joint strategic / innovation initiatives with customers, building long-term strategic roadmaps.
  • Ensure that business actions are completed at all levels in order to achieve desired results with appropriate metrics in place to measure performance and progress towards OKRs.
  • Act as a key advisor to CEO on critical changes in the competitive landscape, global marketplace and external business environment.


  • Proven team leadership, having led an organisation of >50 people that has experienced fast growth (i.e. 3-4x).
  • Previous P&L responsibility (>£10m); also working on contractual engagements for multi-million £ deals.
  • Excellent management skills: Empathic, analytical and result-oriented.
  • Strong B2B business and growth acumen, operating at CxO level with clients and partners.
  • Background within a sales or business development function.

Bonus points for (but not essential):

  • Experience within a fast growing startup / scaleup.
  • Experience in a consulting or cloud services company.
  • Expertise / understanding in our core business ares (Data Science, AI, Cloud Engineering, BI).
  • MBA from a top tier business school.


The Basics: 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays, choice of laptop & pension scheme

Learning: Datatonic encourages continuous learning at all levels with a generous conference budget, freedom to explore the latest tools and technologies as well as regular knowledge-sharing activities

Career Development: A personalised development plan to ensure you hit your professional goals with a clear roadmap for progression

Impact: The opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI and ML solutions spanning multiple industries and with market-leading organisations

Innovation: Access to Datatonic LABs, our Research & Development hub. Experiment and bring forward ideas, create impactful and meaningful work in a creative and collaborative environment - even just for fun!

Office Environment: A modern office set in the innovation hub of Canary Wharf with complimentary fruit, cookies, tea/coffee throughout the day as well as a shared café and working space with panoramic views of London

Team Vibe & Social: A welcoming and friendly team plus regular monthly social events and team offsites (or remote events)

    Working for Datatonic

    Our UK headquarters is based in a tech-centric environment in the centre of Canary Wharf. We also have offices in Stockholm and Geneva and we work with clients in many other European countries. We allow for flexible working hours and the possibility of remote work.

    We’re an eclectic team with lots of different interests and personalities. We have many different roles across data science, engineering, analytics, consulting, marketing, business development, and operations. As a company, we have a strong emphasis on learning and professional development. Our core values are:

    Cultivating Excellence

    A hub for continuous learning, curiosity, developing ideas, testing things out - and then putting ‘excellence’ into practice.

    Owning It

    Working collaboratively in cross-functional teams to achieve customer delight. We love what we do and draw immense satisfaction from taking responsibility and seeing the results of our work.

    Purposeful Impact

    Creating positive change for our customers, using the most relevant machine learning and analytics approaches and the best technologies to meet real business needs.

    Winning with Partners & Friends

    Our business has been built on great partnerships and open-source collaboration. It’s one thing to be successful, but to do it in partnership with great people and other great companies is even better in our opinion.

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