ICT Delivery Manager, Open to flexible working
ICT Delivery Manager, Open to flexible working
Fixed Term/ Secondment Contract for Two years - Full Time
Are you an agile delivery manager looking for your next move? Want to help us deliver services for residents and staff, that are so good people prefer to use them?
We’re looking for great people who want to develop their careers with us and help us to become the most user-centred IT and digital team in the country.
Hackney is London's most diverse and dynamic borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in technology, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green spaces than any other inner London borough; some of the capital's finest schools; first class transport connections; excellent public services; and thriving arts, cultural and retail sectors. We seek people with ambition, creativity and commitment to ensure our economic growth provides benefits for everyone and creates opportunities to transform the lives of residents.
Hackney ICT is a great place to work! Our team support vital public services across the borough and are working every day to make things better for our residents and businesses.
We’re a dynamic, friendly and determined delivery team that’s growing - we’re looking for new team members who’ll join us in building an excellent team together.
We’ve got a ton of exciting products and services to deliver over the next two years - as well as an exciting opportunity to help us build an open, innovative agile culture.
Hackney Council is also a great place to develop your career. We offer a wide range of opportunities to learn new skills through training, mentoring and by working alongside some of the best digital agencies in the country.
As well as this, Hackney also offers great benefits for our people, including a range of flexible working options, discounts and other schemes to help you save money and the opportunity to plan for your future by joining the local government pension scheme (more details are available online here: https://hackney.gov.uk/staff-benefits).
We are determined to help the ICT and digital profession become more diverse, and we encourage women and other people who are under-represented in technology professions to apply to join our team. You can find out more about how Hackney promotes equalities and diversity here: https://www.hackney.gov.uk/equality-diversity/ and read about our commitment to being a Timewise employer here: http://news.hackney.gov.uk/how-flexible-working-can-help-tackle-inequality/.
You can find out more about our team, how we work and the work we do on our HackIT website: http://hackit.org.uk/
The ICT Delivery Manager will play a key role in our high priority projects, using Agile delivery methods to deliver great user experiences at pace through effective multidisciplinary teams, including ‘failing fast’ where that is the right thing to do.
You will have experience of delivering major projects, effective collaborative leadership skills and a track record of inspiring teams to deliver successful results through working effectively with other teams and partners. You will be experienced in working in complex business environments and able to focus on delivery while also adapting to fast paced change.
How to apply
If you’re interested in applying and wanted to have a chat about the team, what we’re like to work with, and whether it’s the right move for you, get in contact with either Cate McLaurin firstname.lastname@example.org or Nic Teeman email@example.com.
To apply all you need to do is:
- Read the Job Description for this role, paying particular attention to the Person Specification section
- Provide your details in our application form and upload your CV
- Attach a supporting statement (maximum two pages) that shows how your skills, knowledge and experience will enable you to meet the criteria for the post, as described in the Person Specification
We actively promote equal opportunities and welcome applicants with a broad diversity of talent, including applicants who are interested in flexible working arrangements.
Closing Date: Wednesday 23 January 2019 (22:59 hrs)
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.