Head of Digital Services 600 IN scope Worcestershire

up to 600
14 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
SmartSourcing will be recruiting on behalf of a major Government client for a Head of Digital Services.

The successful candidate will need

Experience of leading all ICT/DS arrangements in a large complex multifaceted organisation.

Experience in creating and maintaining a culture of high performing staff, with the right skills and abilities, through leadership, training and continual assessment Experience of working in a target/performance driven environment

Experience of successful enabling of organisational change through development and delivery of ICT/DS strategy.

Experience of successful commercial engagement with suppliers and consultants.

Experience of managing an organisations ICT/DS revenue and capital budgets and of ICT/DS whole life costing. Experience of development and delivery of successful ICT/DS services organisation change to improve user service experience.

A track record of developing strong working relationships with a wide number of stakeholders internal and external, e.g. reporting bodies, senior executives, professional advisers, Trade Unions, users, etc.

Successful management of large scale ICT/DS programmes and projects including responsibility for related budgets in both public and private sectors

Experience of target setting and evaluation for performance improvement

Ability to think and contribute strategically at an executive level whilst maintaining a strong focus on ICT/DS operational activity and engagement.

High level of Customer/User engagement and service delivery skills

Excellent and effective interpersonal skills. High level of communication and influencing skills.

Sound facilitating style and proven ability to understand key levers in different business models, managing staff and key stakeholders and the flexibility to adjust the approach and style.

Ability to operate calmly and professionally under pressure.

Ability to be persuasive, yet sensitive and tactful. To resolve conflict wisely and authoritatively. Ability to provide senior leadership on change management.

Ability to inspire, enthuse, to keep people focused despite setback/difficulty

SmartSourcing provides services as an Employment Agency and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, race, religion, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation.

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