Head of Information Services

London (Greater)
£40,420 - £50,635 per annum
27 Mar 2014
16 Apr 2014
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Grade IV £40,420 - £50,635 per annum

About us

London’s eight Royal Parks are some of the best-loved and most beautiful spaces in the world. Millions of Londoners and tourists visit The Royal Parks each year. We manage these wonderful spaces: 5,000 acres of urban parkland, which provides unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the heart of the capital.

About the role

This role combines information management leadership and direction across the organisation with the robust delivery of information services and leads the Information Services team, ensuring that they are customer focused, deliver against strategic objectives and have the necessary capability and skills.

Whilst being part ‘technically hands-on’, this post also supports the Director of Programmes, Projects and IS by horizon scanning and providing strategic insight to lead, produce and drive clear strategies for the development of information management systems and services, as well as delivering IS change programmes and projects and delivering a high quality support service.

About you

You will have experience of maintaining a Microsoft 2003 / 2008 and Citrix XenApp 6.5 server infrastructure that is primarily VMware based, ideally within a GSi environment.

You will be able to establish and maintain effective relationships with representatives of user groups and system owners using excellent communication skills in an engaging manner, standing ground when needed, demonstrating excellent people leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others to follow.

To Apply

To apply, please email personnel7@royalparks.gsi.gov.uk or write to the HR Department, The Royal Parks, The Old Police House, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH, requesting an application pack and quoting ref: HIS4. To find out more please visit http://www.royalparks.org.uk

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 16th April 2014.

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