At Dartford Borough Council we are enormously proud of our heritage and we work hard to make the Borough a place where our residents live good lives in strong communities. We are an authority who punches above our weight in terms of the ambitions we realise.
As Head of ICT & Transformation, working alongside our Leadership Team, you will have a pivotal part to play in the success of our Borough. You will lead the ICT Team providing strategic direction to support the delivery of the Council’s corporate objectives and you will proactively champion and lead digital improvement to secure the best outcomes and value for money for our customers.
The successful candidate will have extensive public sector experience and current knowledge of the technical management of software systems and experience of ICT operations, including support and telephony. You will understand existing and emergent challenges around cyber security and AI. You will also have experience of designing, developing and implementing ICT policies and procedures, as well as managing high value outsourced third party contracts.
Experience of leading and managing complex technology change programmes is needed, as well as a demonstrable track record of contributing to service transformation and innovation.
Excellent management and interpersonal skills are required as you will be expected to provide leadership, and to develop close working relationships with stakeholders to create transformation road maps for our service areas and offer strategic ICT direction where required.
If you are excited by how you can help us achieve our vision for Dartford, then it’s time to start a conversation.
To find out more about how you will fit in and the contribution you can make, please contact Sarah Martin, Chief Officer & Director of Corporate Services on 01322 343402 / Sarah.Martin@dartford.gov.uk.
Please kindly note that we do not currently require the service of agencies for this recruitment process.
The closing date for applications is 1st December 2023. The interview and assessment process will be conducted in the subsequent weeks.
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