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Chief Information Officer
  • Employer: Resources
  • Reference: RCD/20/136988
  • Published: Wed 04/11/2020, 15:25 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: 101,460 - £117,348
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Newham

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Chief Information Officer

About us

oneSource is one of the largest and most diverse ‘in-house’ shared service functions in the UK, supporting the London Boroughs of Havering (LBH) & Newham (LBN). Bringing together 23 different services and over 1,000 employees; we pride ourselves on; the integrity and professionalism of our people, the ethics and quality of our business practices, and ensuring the best value for our customers, residents and the public purse.

Our vision is to provide a shared service for the public sector, by the public sector. Our mission, is to make our vision a reality by moving from an outsourcer, to an integrated corporate service. Both our vision and mission are underpinned by our core objectives to drive council-wide improvements and nurture relationships with stakeholders, whilst developing & empowering teams to achieve operational excellence.

Recognising the many relationships between both colleagues and partners, we have a unique oneSource standard that embodies the work we do, which simply translates into one core value, ‘Supportive’. By providing a supportive culture, we create an open environment to inspire, challenge, and develop our people, which in turn contributes to a positive impact on the output of our services. We are committed to being supportive in everything we do;

-        In our work

-        In our communications

-        To our environment

-        To each other

-        To ourselves


About the position

Chief Information Officer (CIO) | £101,460 - £117,348pa | Permanent

As a member of the oneSource Management Team, reporting to the Executive Director, this role provides strategic direction and strong collaborative leadership, to ensure the smooth delivery of an integrated technology and data service across two aspiring London Boroughs.

Supercharging the technology and innovation agenda’s for Havering, Newham and oneSource itself, the role will bring thought leadership and sector wide impact on the role of technology, digital and data in local government.

The CIO will lead on corporate approaches to the delivery of IT, transformation and change through the exploitation of technology and data. Most importantly they will foster diversity of thought and new approaches to create an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can come together to help deliver excellent outcomes for our wide range of colleagues, customers, residents, businesses, communities and partners.

In light of recent events, it has also never been as important to ensure our current practices and core systems are fit for purpose. The CIO will need to ensure that the technology foundations are secure, reliable and available, whilst also ensuring robust IT standards and services are in place.

What are we looking for?

As an excellent collaborator and values based leader, you will have a proven track record in leading large and complex technology and data services within a similar setting.

Encouraging innovation and partnership working you will have the ability to empathise and engage people from all walks of life, with a relentless focus on the needs of users as the basis for delivering positive outcomes for all.

You understand the strategic potential of data and insight and using it to strengthen decision making,  evidencing impact, performance and customer satisfaction.

However, these are not the only competencies we are looking for. Click here to review the Job Description & Person Specification and gain a better understanding of the application criteria for the position.

Closing date - 23:59 on the 22nd November 2020