Business Consultant: IT Professionalism

Capita Managed Services
Chelmsford, Essex
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Consultant: IT Professionalism

Contract: 12 months Fixed-term contract or Secondment

Salary: £35,500 - £45,500 per annum + benefits

Location: County Hall, Chelmsford

The Role:

Essex County Council is undergoing the largest transformation programme of its kind in the UK and technology is recognised as being strategically critical to this innovative and radical transformation. IT Services is at the forefront of delivering this technological change.

The IT service delivers a range of functions that support and complement the technological transformation. The service's focus is on driving the delivery of value for money, improving service quality and developing strong partner and stakeholder relationships. Other aspects of the service's work include risk and performance management, governance and legal compliance and contract management.

Thinking both strategically and innovatively, the Business Consultant (Professionalism) applies expert knowledge and experience to design, develop and maintain effective skills and capabilities within the IT Service. The role also contributes to improving people capabilities in order to underpin operational service management, to promote an outcome-focused performance culture and to act as a key enabler to drive effective operational management, service improvement and strategy development.

Working in a flexible matrix structure, the post holder may take on line-management responsibility in line with the requirements for specific projects or services to be delivered.

Job Purpose Summary:

The Business Consultant applies expert skills and experience to lead on the delivery of specific functions, initiatives or projects within IT and, where required, with ECC staff and partners. Providing consultative support and specialist guidance in a particular specialist area of expertise to IT senior management and stakeholders within ECC or partners, the post holder guides and drives the effective development and implementation of IT strategy.

Working with considerable latitude within their assigned area of responsibility, the Business Consultant also takes on responsibility for the operational and performance management of functional or project teams as required.

Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Working for Essex is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.