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        Assistant Director of Cloud, Infrastructure and Security

        Job number BT-ADoCIS-LG

        Salary

        Up to £94,160 per annum DOE

        Sector

        Local Government

        Function

        IT & Digital

        Location

        London

        Job Type

        Permanent

        Allen Lane is delighted to be supporting the City of London Corporation in their search for an Assistant Director of Cloud, Infrastructure and Security.

        This is a unique opportunity to support the development and growth of their Digital, Information and Technology shared service. You’ll be able to use the latest technology to ensure services are future-proof. This will have a direct impact on residents, businesses and visitors to the area. This exciting and varied journey is already underway with 4k CCTV capabilities across the square mile along with satellite tracking of free-roaming cows in Epping Forest.

        This is a truly unique career opportunity to drive, enhance and deliver technology across one of London’s most high profile and diverse Councils. We encourage interest from all sectors and parts of society to contribute to this fascinating role at the City of London. This is your opportunity to make an impact.

        The role

        As the Assistant Director of Cloud, Infrastructure and Technology you will:

        • Focus on strategy as part of the Digital, Information and Technology Service (DITS) SLT
        • Lead a multi-disciplinary team covering Cyber Security, Infrastructure, EUD, Architects and other SME’s for the City of London Corporation, City of London Police and London Councils
        • Be responsible for the delivery of strategic roadmaps along with championing the connectivity and Smart Cities programme
        • Play a key role in shaping and delivering IT Service Support, operations, programmes and projects.
        • Oversee the performance of the shared services IT function, influencing improvements where necessary
        • Develop service improvement plans to support digitalisation and automation
        • Ensure technology services adhere to policies and standards including the Code of Connections of stakeholders such as the Cabinet office and Home office (PSN and PSN-P)
        • Support the director of DITS through ensuring that best practices and knowledge are shared between the CoLC, stakeholders and institutional bodies

        Key Skills required

        As the Assistant Director of Cloud, Infrastructure and Technology you will have:

        • A strong understanding of digital frameworks including ITIL, TOGAF, Agile and COBIT
        • A significant amount of experience working in similar services support roles at a Senior Leadership level
        • Excellent communication and presentation skills along with the ability to present complex technical information to a variety of audiences
        • Confidence in influencing and negotiating with stakeholders to ensure agreed expectations and outcomes are delivered
        • A proven track record of delivering service improvement plans to support digitisation
        • Experience in leading an IT Shared Service ensuring objectives are met
        • Demonstrable experience in ensuring IT Security and stability is maintained across a service both internally and through third parties.
        • The confidence to manage senior stakeholder relationships and the delivery of effective communication through a variety of channels

        What you get in return

        • A competitive salary of up to £94,160 per annum DOE (inc. allowances and supplements)
        • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays
        • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
        • Hybrid working – 2 days a week on-site
        • Ongoing professional development

        How to apply

        Please send your CV and supporting statement highlighting your suitability for the role (against the key criteria found in the candidate pack) to cityoflondon@allenlane.co.uk

        For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ben Tuckfield on 07921 336 686 or email bentuckfield@allenlane.co.uk

        Timeline

        • Closing date – Sunday the 3rd of March at 11:59pm
        • Interviews – w/c 11th of March

        If you are interested in other IT & Digital jobs within Local Government, please view our latest jobs.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Ben Tuckfield

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