Assistant Director of Digital Innovation and Delivery
Salary: £81,496 - £92,619 per annum
Bursting with culture, energy and opportunity, Waltham Forest is a place people want to live, raise a family and start a business. It’s also a fantastic place to work as they provide key services and deliver exciting programmes that improve the lives of their residents including the Mayor of London’s first ever Borough of Culture. Waltham Forest was the MJ Local Authority of the Year 2019 so expect high standards
Our response to the Covid–19 outbreak provides the opportunity to reimagine the borough for the digital age, accelerate growth in key digital services and skills, and work with front-line teams to use technology to transform resident services. and you will be central to turning great ideas into new capabilities that make a positive impact for Waltham Forest’s residents and businesses.
You will report directly to the Director of Digital and ICT playing a vital part in shaping the future strategy of Waltham Forest’s digital agenda and spearheading technology to facilitate better public service. The team is some way through their transformation plan, having moved most technology to the cloud, and approximately 80% of front-end transactions are now completed online.
We need you to design and implement the next stage of our exciting plan, taking stakeholders with us on the journey.
As well as your technical knowledge including the understanding of the supplier market, it is essential that you can work with and convince our stakeholders about the journey and solutions that are available to meet organisational needs in our political context. You will have a proven track record of delivering successful technology products and leading engaged and effective Digital teams.
You will be pragmatic with an impressive track record of working on significant change and promoting excellent operational performance in tandem, someone who can deliver at pace within a tight budget circumstances – focussing on making a real difference to the council services and end users.