Here at Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) we are located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are proud of our customer service levels and our priority is to work collaboratively to ensure the best possible customer experience for all residents and businesses.
In addition to a competitive salary you’ll also receive great staff benefits, including generous holiday, pension and car allowance. You will also enjoy discounted access to a number of health clubs in the district.
The Council offices are in the centre of Haywards Heath with free staff parking and within walking distance of the newly rebuilt mainline station.
Business Unit Leader for Digital & Technology
Salary: Up to £58,433 pa
Our Digital strategy puts our customers at the heart of our services. We need an ambitious and experienced leader with a proven track record in Digital and ICT delivery to continue to develop and deliver our vision. We have a programme which includes taking advantage of cloud hosted solutions and delivering digital applications defined by corporate priorities.
The role is responsible for delivering effective IT services, supported by robust, embedded processes for incident, problem and change management with focus on service excellence and continual service improvement. You’ll analyse and quantify current ways of working, and produce costed recommendations for improving a service, ranging from minor adjustments to a redesigned delivery model.
You will be responsible for leading and developing a number of staff, with the prime objective of ensuring the planning and delivery of work helps to deliver service plan objectives and customer needs.
You must be able to balance the technical requirements of the role along with people management, finance and strategic skills. Regular communication to colleagues and partners is also vital in terms of promotion of how technology can improve our service and reduce costs.
You will be able to demonstrate proven experience of successfully operating in a similar role. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential, along with the ability to influence, inspire and motivate others at all levels.
If this opportunity sounds like the role for you we’d love to hear from you. If you would like any further information, or have any questions, you should contact Ellen Fisher, PA to the Council’s Management Team on 01444 477202 or Ellen.Fisher@midsussex.gov.uk
Ellen will make an appointment for you to speak to Simon Hughes, Head of Digital & Customer Services, for an informal chat and to get things started.
Close Date: 20 January 2019
Interview Date: 4 February 2019
How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.