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Business Applications Team Leader
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/2417/1384
  • Published: Fri 06/11/2020, 8:07 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/11/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £45,734 - £51,725 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Kingston upon Thames

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Business Applications Team Leader

The Business Applications Support team provides specialist support for mission critical applications used across Surrey County Council. The team is part of the wider Enterprise Applications Portfolio which supports and delivers complex applications across Surrey County Council, East Sussex and Brighton & Hove City Council.

The Business Application Support team's main function is to implement, manage and support a varied applications portfolio used across many services. The team consists of a Business Applications Team Leader, two Senior Application Specialists and four Application Specialists.

Our goal is to maintain a Centre of Excellence and Best Practice in Applications Service Delivery by improving the support of current applications and associated integrated technologies.

In this role you will develop, manage and co-ordinate the critical activities of the assigned applications portfolio, focussing on management and technical service delivery. You will provide day to day support for tactical applications, implementing and transitioning to new technical solutions. You will also adopt best practice application operations and exploit new technologies, including 3rd party supplier management.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • An in depth technical knowledge/experience of tactical applications which underpin front line service delivery
  • Knowledge/experience of Local Authority Services and practises
  • Your analysis and problem solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of IT service management (ITIL framework)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of databases e.g. SQL 2016 Server
  • Knowledge of delivering Citrix based applications and Microsoft AD

Leadership Skills/Competencies:

  • Experience in a relevant supporting role for an organisation of a similar size and complexity as the Orbis partnership
  • Experience of leading on projects
  • Experience of leading teams

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How to apply?

If this is something you would be interested in being a part of then, please click on the 'Apply online' button below.

We look forward to receiving your application which should include your tailored personal statement (no more than two sides of A4 please).

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Fisher by e-mail at 

We look forward to receiving your application. 

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 22nd November 2020 with interviews to follow.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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