Director of ICT
Reference number: 43015
Title: Director of ICT
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, fulltime
Location: Touchbase Pears, Selly Oak, Birmingham
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Wednesday 12 December 2018
Salary: Circa 60k per annum
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview
About the role
We have recently undertaken a review of our Information and Communications Technology function and are delighted to announce the creation of a ‘Director of ICT’ position.
‘Our vision is a world in which deafblind children and adults can be full and active members of society’. Technology plays an important part in ensuring we can achieve our vision, and for this reason we are looking for a collaborative Director of ICT who has experience in bridging the gap between ICT the rest of the organisation.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join and make a significant impact in the short, medium and long term.
Working with the senior Leadership team you must be able to articulate and communicate effectively to ensure Technology has a “voice” and becomes a key influence in the strategic direction of the organisation.
You will possess the combined operational and strategic approach required to enable us to develop, transform and create efficiencies across the wider operation. Dealing with the here and now and maximising current technology is key alongside creating a path for the future through a strategic plan embedded in our overall business strategy.
You will rebalance the ICT function to be proactive in nature; where systems are optimised and robust, ensuring internal resource have skills and capabilities to perform their role and establish external key partners required to meet our objectives.
The Director of ICT will be responsible for selecting, building, implementing and maximising chosen technologies. An appreciation and understanding of budgets will be important alongside a practical understanding of GDPR compliance.
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.
We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
We are not accepting applications via our website. For a confidential discussion or to register your interest please contact our advising consultant at ERG; Sarah Waldron on 0121 272 7675 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment.
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