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Head of Information and Communications Technology

Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon

  • Reference: LBHI/17/37257
  • Published on: Wed 21/06/2017 12:10 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/07/2017 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: c£80,000 to £95,000 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London Borough of Hillingdon, Civic Centre, High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1UW

Do you want to make an impact? Do you want a clean canvas from which you can develop and deliver transformational ICT services for a leading London borough that combines suburban charm with city glamour?

If you are the right candidate to deliver on this unique opportunity, read on…

Vacancy Description

In this newly-created position you will be responsible for delivering nothing short of an excellent ICT strategy, along with services and digital capabilities that are clearly aligned to the business needs of our organisation.

Following a transformational change programme in Hillingdon’s ICT team, there is a clear opportunity to take the work forward, introducing effective ICT governance structures, project management methodologies and agile approaches to deliver the highest-quality services to borough residents.

The borough recognises that it is behind the curve in terms of digital delivery and now needs someone with the technical expertise and drive to create and deliver cutting-edge services.

Hillingdon takes pride in its commercial approach where individuals have the freedom to look at alternative delivery models and identifying new, emergent technology solutions.

This is a positive place in which to work with fantastic opportunities for advancement for those who can deliver upon a vision.

About you

Degree-educated with excellent project management skills, your commercial acumen and transformational thinking will enable you to challenge the ways in which things are currently done and to come up with better solutions. You will also need outstanding communication skills to engage our Members in your vision and to play a key part at the top table.

About us

More than half of Hillingdon's 42 square miles is a mosaic of green spaces including canals, rivers, parks and woodland. As the home of Heathrow Airport, Hillingdon is also seen as London's gateway to the world. It shares its borders with Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hounslow, Ealing, and Harrow and is home to RAF Northolt.

Application process

We wish to make the application process as straightforward as possible and we just ask that you complete our online application form providing further information against just a couple of specific questions. You are also welcome to attach your CV, if you have one to further support your application.

For informal enquiries, please contact Eleanor Clarke or Sue Wait at Jobsgopublic SmartSearch, our retained consultants, on 020 7427 8255 or email .

Closing date: Monday, 17th July
Longlisting and telephone interviews by Jobsgopublic SmartSearch w/c 17th July
London Borough of Hillingdon Interviews: date(s) to be confirmed

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