Head of Digtial Services

Recruiter
Prestige Recruitment Services
Location
Worcestershire
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you available for a 6 month contract and want to join a team that is going through transition and exciting times? This role is highly rewarding and you will be making a vital difference to the community with your team. The role is paying up to £600 per day and will fall within IR35.

Your role will impact across the organisation and you will be expected to liaise with all directorates, functional managers and stakeholders in order to understand the needs of the allocated portfolio to ensure that they address all objectives, purposes and achievements. In this role you will be the professional lead and you will be accountable for your own decisions. However, you will need authorisation to introduce policy change and around organisational strategy and direction. This role is considered as having a contributory impact on the client.

Problem solving within this role is governed by the requirements of the client and will have freedom to lead on the design, monitoring and review of all DS polices, processes and procedures as well as setting the overarching strategy for Digital Services. The role will be reporting directly into and will be a part of the Executive Board, and will use innovative and creative solutions to remain ahead of the technological curve.

Experience required:

You will be working at a strategic level and will be expected to have experience or translating organisational goals into reality.
The role will be impacting across the organisation and will be expected to liaise with all directorates, functional managers and stakeholders in order to understand the needs of the allocated portfolio to ensure that they address all objectives, purposes and achievements.
You'll be expected to have a deep expertise in ICT/DS Industry Best Practice, standards, frameworks and guidelines as well as experience of leading all ICT/DS arrangement in a large, complex, multifaceted organisation.

You'll be required to:

* Ensuring that Digital Services are provided and managed in a manner that assures the appropriate and relevant delivery of these services to meet the needs of the client
* Ensuring that Digital Services are customer centric in their design and delivery
* Ensuring that the right staffing capabilities, competencies and capacities are available, at the right time in the right way
* Ensuring that the value of Digital Services are maximised through innovation and best practice
* Ensuring that sustainable ‘commercial standard’ arrangements are in place for the complete service lifecycle of the Digital Services whether directly provided or managed
* Ensuring that Digital Services contribute to the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies of the client
* To lead the creation of a well-functioning Digital Services team, systems, processes, practices and procedures that help solve crimes and protect people from harm, and which results in an environment whereby officers and staff are contented that their ICT makes their work easier and them more effective.
* Lead and take individual accountability to plan, develop and implement strategy, policy, practice and procedure for all Digital Services assets, service development and renewal to ensure best use of resources to enable the delivery of services to policing that meet the agreed and defined levels of quality.
* To lead on the design, monitoring and review of all Digital Services policies, processes and procedures to ensure that the required controls are in place, are effective and are being used as intended.
* Lead a team of up to 80 staff

The role comes with excellent benefits package.

Please contact me for further details. Closing date is 17th April.

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as outlined in the advertisement. If you have not heard from us within 48 hours, then you may presume that your application has been unsuccessful

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