IT Programme Director Housing CX
Fixed Term – 2 years
Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
Want to reshape digital services for a leading London Borough? Want to be part of improving the way we do things for our residents? If so you’ll be joining a new team of people who bring together innovative ways to develop strategy, technology and design together to benefit the services we provide.
This is a role and opportunity to deliver real change to ensure our Housing service continues to improve and thrive for our community. The service is changing its IT estate moving from several legacy systems into a single system that works for our staff and customers. The programme is currently underway and is in the design and discovery phase of the programme with the implementation phase due to start in July.
Who are we looking for?
If you have experience leading multi-disciplinary Agile teams, managing diverse projects and at pace; you’re organised; can prioritise and brings solutions to problems, then this may be the opportunity for you. We are looking for someone great at building relationships with people inside and outside of the organisation. The programme need a strong leader who can take responsibility for supporting the many project teams, enabling them to grow and develop throughout the project. We want the person that unblocks issues, works with our delivery partner and ensures our projects are delivered on time and budget. Governance and project delivery is a must in delivering this programme which will shape Redbridge and its future.
If you think you can make an impact on the work we are doing here at Redbridge, then we want to hear from you. Remember in your application to evidence all those programmes you have worked on so we can see you have the exact skills and ambition we are looking for.
We are going to change things for the better at Redbridge, so if you want to build digital services with a purpose and fancy a new challenge to do something different then we want to hear from you.
Closing Date: Tuesday 15th June 2021
To apply for this job please visit www.redbridge.gov.uk
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