Shared Service Technology Manager

  • Reference: Stevenage Borough Council
  • Application closing date: 29 Jan 2018 17:00

Job Description

“The heart of a town lies in its people” and at Stevenage Borough Council our people are at the heart of what we do.

Are you someone who can thrive in a busy and highly visible environment? We are looking for someone to lead our Shared Technology Service at Stevenage and East Herts Councils; joining us at an important point in our journey to robustly transform and operationally improve our IT service.

You will be responsible for ensuring both Councils have the right IT service and delivering a safe and resilient technology environment for the Councils services to work within, which at the same time enables and supports ambitious digital agendas and supports both Councils to meet the challenge of creating efficiencies for the benefit of our customers.

Candidate Requirements

We are looking for a credible, technologist leader who can effectively engage with our stakeholders across both councils. You will have experience in delivering transformative IT services and successful IT operations within the available resources.

This is an exciting time to join us, as we are looking to consolidate and improve the service we offer and this is a chance for you to make high profile change and impact in IT delivery that supports both Councils' bold corporate plans.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Pay: £50,125 Annually

Additional Information

Assessments will be held in the week commencing 19 February 2018.

Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV’s; all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form which can be found at the link below.

How to Apply

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Clare Watson, Assistant Director on 01438 242496.

You can view this vacancy on our website.

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.

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