Head of Applications and Digital

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January 24, 2020

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at SOLOS Consultants Ltd
Location Bristol, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 24, 2020
Category IT & Communications
Job Type Contract/Temporary
Salary £600 per day
Start Date ASAP


Our Public sector client is currently looking for an Interim Head of Applications and Digital to work on and play a key part in a significant IT & Digital Transformation Programme. This role sits in the wider IT Services senior leadership team, and reports direct to the Director of Digital Transformation

This is a 3 month initial contract, but extensions and other opportunities may arise.

The successful Head of Apps and Digital will work on the digital transformation programme that involves a replacement of a number of strategic technology platforms to deliver changes to: End User Computing, Citizen Interactions, Staff Collaboration, Customer and Performance Insights, Resilience, Cloud-First/Cloud-native, Cyber Security and Information Assurance

Our client is also creating a new senior management team within IT Services to drive performance and service improvements, with an aim of achieving ISO20000 certification against an ITIL-aligned service delivery model.

The successful Head of Applications and Digital should have the following skills and experience

  • Significant management experience providing strategy and technical approach guidance to software development teams
  • Knowledge of a variety of development and testing approaches is required
  • Vendor and Stakeholder management  experience
  • Experience and knowledge in: Enterprise Data Management and Reporting, Web/Intranet delivery, Middleware/Integration platforms, GIS systems, Application Development/Support and design/test services.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an ITIL framework
  • Experience of leading teams through digital change, developing staff and delivering to the highest standards in both Agile and Waterfall deliveries.
  • Knowledge of implementing and developing in Azure, Dynamics, Sharepoint and PowerBI environments
  • Public sector/local authority experience

If you feel you have the right skills and experience and are looking for an exciting contract in a hands on leadership role please apply straight away!


Inside IR35

Flexible/Agile Working

Bristol Based

Circa £600PD – Umbrella – Can be negotiable depending on experience.

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Email: enquiries@solosconsultants.co.uk
Tel: 0115 9274400
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