AI Strategy Consultant(Contractor)

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive

Website Huawei

Our vision and mission is to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

About Huawei Research and Development UK Limited

Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We have 207,000 employees and operate in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world.

Our vision and mission is to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. To this end, we will drive ubiquitous connectivity and promote equal access to networks; bring cloud and artificial intelligence to all four corners of the earth to provide superior computing power where you need it, when you need it; build digital platforms to help all industries and organizations become more agile, efficient, and dynamic; redefine user experience with AI, making it more personalized for people in all aspects of their life, whether they’re at home, in the office, or on the go.

This spirit of innovation has led Huawei to work in close partnership with leading academic institutions in the UK to develop and refine the latest technologies. With a shared commitment to innovation and progress, both parties have worked together to achieve common goals and establish a strong partnership. The partnership between the UK and Huawei helps to develop the technologies of the future that will transform the way we all communicate, work and live.

For the past 30 years, we have maintained an unwavering focus, rejecting shortcuts and easy opportunities that don’t align with our core business. With a practical approach to everything we do, we concentrate our efforts and invest patiently to drive technological breakthroughs.

This strategic focus is a reflection of our core values:

  • staying customer-centric
  • inspiring dedication
  • persevering
  • growing by reflection

Huawei Research and Development UK Limited Overview

Huawei’s vision is a fully connected, intelligent world. To achieve this, we work to inspire passion for basic research around the world. Our combined passion drives development across the global innovation value chain. Huawei has the largest Research and Development organization in the world with 96,000+ employees in research centers around the globe. In the UK, we already have design centres in Cambridge, London, Edinburgh and Ipswich. We continue to explore and define new research directions and new services. We have expanded our collaborations with academic researchers; researched new network architectures, integration of communications and key enabling technologies; and developed the fundamental theories of these technologies. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey and drive your career forward.

Job Summary

Huawei R&D UK is seeking a highly motivated and experienced AI Strategy Consultant to join our team. We are looking for an individual who is both creative and detail-oriented, with the ability to develop and implement innovative strategies that drive value from data and AI initiatives. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of AI principles, technologies, and trends. In addition to technical expertise, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of executing successful AI strategies and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical Insights: Keep abreast of the latest developments in the field of AI, identify advanced promptly convey them to the headquarters to drive the initiation of technical projects.
  • Technical Charter: Identify new opportunities and gaps within the company, lead or participate in the initiation of major technical or large-scale application projects, define clear objectives, analyze feasibility, and achieve a leading position in technical competitiveness.
  • AI SP/BP Planning: Develop globally leading technological competitiveness in the field of AI.
  • Collaborative and Networking: Plan the technical layout in the AI field, establish connections with collaborative companies/authorities, and transform uncertain technologies into quantifiable collaborations.

This job description is only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will carry out any other duties as may be reasonably required by his/her line manager. The job description and personal specifications may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of Huawei Research and Development UK Limited.

Person Specification:


  • Strong learning ability, capable of quickly acquiring new knowledge and skills. A master’s or doctoral degree in AI or related background, with certain knowledge or skills in one or more fields such as AI theory/CV/NLP/decision reasoning.
  • Strong planning skills, capable of handling tasks such as technical insights, technical planning, business planning, or strategic planning.
  • Strong comprehensive abilities, including self-motivation, networking skills, teamwork capabilities, etc.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of actively engaging and networking with academia and industry.


  • PhD in a relevant field.
  • Experience as a technological strategy consultant.
  • Chinese speaking.
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