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Information Systems Manager - MOR05616

Moray Council
Closing date
7 May 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Job Description
Plan, develop, manage and deliver the ICT Information Systems service and projects aligned to council priorities and delivered with maximum efficiency of resources so that the council is prepared and can adapt for future technology requirements.
ICT Planning Policy and Strategy: provide high level advice for future investment in ICT system and processes to support business objectives

Plan, manage and deliver ICT projects (current major projects are related to modernisation and improvement)

ICT Information Systems plan: gateway and business improvement projects

Technology architecture: ensure appropriate content (e.g. roadmaps, dependencies and interfaces) is developed and maintained within a framework to support the delivery of ICT to support the business

Risk and Business Continuity

Horizon scanning and preparing for the future: ICT needs and trends; responding to external environment

Management of the service and resources in accordance with Moray Management Methods
The Individual
Significant experience in an ICT environment
Knowledge of local government environment, including relevant legislation, regulation and policies
Consistent achievement in a relevant service area including management and supervisory experience
Success in devising and implementing tangible improvement and securing the support of others in the process
A proven record of delivery from inception to implementation using creative and innovative approach and achieving measurable results
Awareness of budget planning, management, monitoring and control
HNC/HND or equivalent in ICT related subject
Drive and ability to deliver agreed outcomes and raise standards of performance and service delivery; to set and manage clear objectives; to monitor and review individual and team performance
Ability to take a corporate and strategic approach demonstrating commitment and ability to support the goals, priorities and needs of the Council in developing initiatives and policies
Ability to understand, manage and motivate others to deliver results, providing clarity on priorities and responsibilities and recognising the contributions of others, commitment to long term development of self and others
Sound financial and commercial awareness, with strong analytical skills and a creative approach to problem solving
Ability to plan, schedule and monitor work to meet time and quality targets
Analytical and systematic approach to problem solving
In depth awareness and understanding of developing technologies and their application
Understanding of the relationship between the ICT service and corporate objectives along with appreciation of the wider role of ICT and how it fits into the business of the client
Ability to advise appropriately on the available and future standards, tools, methods and applications in and provide advice on suitable options and alternatives
Ability to absorb new technical information rapidly and apply it effectively
Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate fluently orally and in writing and to present complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
Ability to influence, persuade and convince others, demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to establish a rapport with a range of audiences.
Ability to design, plan and program work to manage priorities and provide effective management of required outcomes.
Commitment to work across
departmental and professional boundaries.
Ability to establish good personal relationships based on trust and integrity and to generate enthusiasm and commitment to innovative ways of working
Ability to work well as part of a team
Flexible to meet the needs and demands of the service
Ability to work in a shared office
Ability to work in different offices subject to the needs of the service

Closing Date: 7 May 2021
Starting Salary: £52,365
£27.78 per hour
36.25 Hours per week

For further information contact: Frances Garrow on
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