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Director of ICT & Business Change

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Job Introduction

Job Title: Director of ICT & Business Change

Salary Banding:  £95,000 - £120,000 (plus 9% car allowance)

Job Location: Warrington/Homeworking

Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours (weekly):  35 hours

Do you enjoy leading in a fast paced commercially driven ICT environment, driving digital and business transformation and implementing new ways of working?

Are you a Technologist that champions collaborative working across multi discipline teams?

Here at Your Housing Group we now have an exciting opportunity for a Director of ICT & Business Change to join the business and head up a number of teams within our well established, yet evolving ICT function and centralised Business Change team.

There is so much great research and development happening within our ICT and Business Change teams currently, it’s a great time to join the business and come and get involved.  We are looking for an energetic, driven, creative Director to lead on this period of change, through to business as usual.

To embrace and strengthen our ability to offer further new ways of working throughout the business, we are currently undertaking several digitally led transformation projects and implementing a range of new technologies that deliver improved Enterprise level systems & services and continue to develop our hybrid cloud virtualised environment.  

As Director of ICT and Business Change here at YHG, you can expect to be involved in a diverse range of projects, such as improving our data warehouse, financial systems transformation and importantly, a number of projects around improving and strengthening our asset management and asset data hierarchy systems. Due to this some experience of improving and implementing IT systems geared around property or housing would be highly advantageous.

As a true Technologist, you will have been through the process of further digitising a business previously, not just from a technological aspect, but by understanding the full scope of business change and transformation. 

You will champion collaborative working of cross-functional teams under your lead including IT Operations & Project Delivery, IT Development, Architecture Design, Infrastructure and Information Security & Data management and will represent and champion both ICT and Business change within the Senior Leadership team. A critical friend to the wider business you will take a consultative approach with senior leaders and stakeholders to ensure IT and Change projects are business led and IT enabled

As Director of ICT & Business Change, you will be responsible for the technical delivery roadmap and future architecture strategy of the business, ensuring design is fit for purpose and best in class. Experienced working in and leading a complex ICT environment, you will have the drive, energy and capability needed to manage complex IT Projects whilst remaining an inspirational leader to the teams in your care and inspiring team members at all levels.

In return, we offer our Director of ICT and Business Change not just a highly competitive salary of £95,000 – £120,000 (DOE) and a 9/10% car allowance. We also offer flexible homeworking, contributory pension (matched to 8%), Private medical insurance, health benefits cash scheme, 25 days holiday plus all bank holidays, as well as a real opportunity to make a significant impact here at YHG and be our absolute subject matter expert within ICT.

In addition to the above you will embrace the culture of continuous improvement to support Value for Money throughout the organisation and have a passion for doing things right first time.

Although this role offers permanent homeworking, you will need to be comfortable commuting to the Head office in Warrington, Cheshire when required, and when safe to do so.

Your Housing Group is a new generation of housing provider, working efficiently and effectively to build as many quality houses as possible, thereby playing its part in solving the national housing crisis. With over 28,000 homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, the business has a large portfolio of retirement living developments and an innovative private rental offer in Nuvu.

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.   

Closing date: Friday 12th February 2021

Should we receive a high number of applications, we may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated above, therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property.  It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified. YHG3

 

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