Head of Digital and Data

  • Location
    Berkeley, Gloucestershire
  • Salary
    £ 63000 - £ 73000 / Year
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector IT
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-092019-94437

A prestigious organisation in Gloucestershire is currently seeking to recruit a Head of Digital and Data on a permanent basis. You will be working out of their state-of-the-art head office on the outskirts of Gloucester, easy access to the motorway.


The successful candidate will;


Manage budgets in line with spending controls and work proactively with Finance to ensure effective overall control and forecasting.


As a digital leader within the Organisation, provide the critical provision of digital and data support and guidance to the Transformation, wider Executive and Senior Leaders on all aspects of those services provided as part of the function.


Monitor, track and advise the Transformation on all aspects of the Digital and Data Services; issues, risks and changes, including legislation, policy, working practices and strategy. Ensuring the Organisation is aligned and conforms to regional and national requirements and initiatives. ◦


Work extensively with senior stakeholders, to ensure that services provisioned are aligned to the demand within the organisation, and that the role and function of Digital and Data Services, becomes a valued and respected provider.



Job Role


Define, develop, implement and embed the Digital and Data Services objectives, deliverables


and outcomes, as part of the corporate strategy. Ensuring service improvements to operational


policing and enabling services through digital technologies and data integrity.



Restructure and transform the function and its services, develop and implement modernised


and agile processes, ensuring improved overall efficiency's and effectiveness.



Provide leadership for the Digital and Data Transformation Programme as part of the


Transformation Portfolio, driving large scale transformation initiatives across the


Organisations functions and services.



Lead the future direction of this function and its services, providing an innovative, modernised


approach aligned with the regional and national digital programmes.




Develop an environment of continuous service improvement, encouraging horizon scanning,


and defining change and transformation initiatives required to ensure service excellence.



As part of the Transformation Portfolio, develop an agile, modernised, high performing digital


and data function, through understanding the scope, and required capabilities and services of


this function.



Drive an effective model for Digital and Data Services, which delivers a professional, focused


service, ensuring we are meeting the requirements and demands of the organisation.



Ensure that legacy and new systems are maintained to support the delivery of the


Organisation's services.



Ensure that all services provisioned are robust, resilient and fit for purpose, identifying areas of


risk, assessing impact and escalation.



Develop and define effective service and operational level agreements, which are managed


and monitored to ensure they meet organisational requirements.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Richard Brock