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Employer: Guildford Borough Council

  • Reference: SU14/17/42073
  • Published on: Fri 01/09/2017 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 22/09/2017 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Flexible Hours, Full Time, Weekends, Permanent
  • Hours: Various hours.
  • Salary: Various
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB

Looking for your next ICT career opportunity?

Our vision for 2015-2020

For Guildford to be a town and rural borough...

...that is the most desirable place to live, work and visit in South East England.

We want Guildford to be a centre for education, healthcare, innovative and cutting-edge businesses, high quality retail and wellbeing. A county town set in a vibrant rural environment which balances the needs of urban and rural communities alike. Known for our outstanding urban planning and design, and with infrastructure that will properly cope with our needs.

Facts & Figures:

Population (est.2016): 148,000

Area: 104.6 sq m (270.9 km2)

Annual budget: £160m

Capital Programme: £750m

Social Housing: 5,000 homes

Employees: 750

Guildford Boroufgh Council is the local authority serving a diverse urban and rural community in the heart of Surrey. Borough Councillors and officers work on devolved issues such as parks, leisure, older residents services, youth services, street scene, refuse collection, planning, social housing, homelessness and aspects of business and tourism. The Borough owns and operates significant heritage assets that include monuments such as Guildford Castle, as well museums, art collections and civic regalia. The Council also delivers a significant capital investment programme to renew and improve the Borough through best use of our assets. We are developing an entrepreneurial approach to delivering an innovative income generation model to sustain future services. Our financial plans for the coming years have recently been reviewed by Moody’s who gave us a credit rating of Aa1.

We are seeking two senior technical specialists to be part of the team which will transform our service to the communities we live in and contributes to changing the lives of our residents.

New ICT Roles

We are embarking on a challenging and exciting journey to deliver this vision for our citizens. As part of our wider transformation the ICT team has just undertaken a department wide restructure and we are now recruiting for two senior roles in our technical team to drive the delivery of the platforms which will enable us to become a recognised leader in digital delivery to our customers.

Our core technologies are the Microsoft stack with specialist line of business solutions supporting our customer base. This is an exciting time to join us and use your skills to influence an ambitious ICT transformation programme. We aim to transform both our internal and public services with the opportunity to gain significant experience including working in a regulated environment managing our accredited network and GDPR compliance.

We will be rolling out new end user computing devices, smarter ways of working and cloud solutions alongside a total core technology refresh of our infrastructure.

ICT are committed to maintaining public services during the transformation and ensuring the on-going confidentiality, integrity and availability of our systems.

The vacancies on offer are:-

  • Technical Infrastructure Team Leader - £44,443 - £50,189 per annum
  • Senior Technical Infrastructure Analyst - £39,555 - £45,355 per annum

Benefits

You will work as part of a dynamic team with the autonomy to succeed in a lively, friendly environment. As well as a generous pay scheme with market leading annual leave entitlement, we offer membership of the LGPS pension scheme and a full staff benefits programme. These roles also qualify for a generous allowance, currently 10% of salary, for participating in an out of hours callout rota. We operate a family friendly, flexible working policy and are proud to be a diverse organisation with Two Ticks status. We are committed to investing in our people and supporting every individual to achieve their full potential.

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