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Head of ICT

Employer
South Liverpool Homes
Location
Hybrid Working - a mixture of home and office working
Salary
Circa £75k per annum plus excellent benefits
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

Head of ICT

Salary:  Circa £75k per annum plus excellent benefits

Hours: 35 hours per week – we are also ‘Happy to Talk Flexible Working’

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Hybrid Working - a mixture of home and office working

Closing Date: 5 July 2024

Recruitment day: 22 July 2024

Our vision is Great homes. Strong communities. Bright futures.   

This vision supports our mission to provide quality homes and community-enhancing services to those in need. As a social landlord and a major stakeholder in the communities where we work, we work to tackle societal issues and help close the gap on the multiple inequalities that our communities face. Fundamental to this is the provision of good quality housing that people are proud to call their home.

What will your role be?

As a key member of our Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for providing vision and leadership to the organisation and advising on the strategic direction and impact of technology.

You will influence and guide effective organisational decision-making around technology and data to ensure that the systems and applications we use are streamlined, and effective to support data-driven decision-making.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual that can demonstrate leadership, bring diversity of thinking, and fully support our values and commitment to our customers.

You will have;

  • a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • a comprehensive knowledge of computer systems, networks and software applications.
  • experience working constructively as part of an organisation's senior management team.
  • a strong track record of leadership and strategic management within a customer focussed organisation the ability to respond to changes in technology, learning and applying new solutions with the ability to critically evaluate information and challenge constructively
  • a strong commitment towards equality, diversity & Inclusion,

We particularly welcome applications from disabled,  ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ candidates as these groups are currently unrepresented within the organisation. Your input, challenge, and perspective will be invaluable in ensuring the interests of all areas of our community are represented and reflected in the decisions we make.

The right fit?

Our colleagues represent our values and so it is important that you are able to demonstrate these in everything you do.

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Why join us?

You’ll love being part of a caring, inclusive, professional and innovative organisation.  You’ll work with colleagues who feel happy, motivated and passionate about what they do as well as working for an organisation that will support and inspire you to do your very best.

The benefits you will receive

We’ll look after you with a fantastic holiday entitlement, a competitive salary, flexible working and even an extra day off to celebrate your birthday! See the ‘work for us’ section of our website to find out more about the benefits we offer.

 

How to apply

Please visit our website where we will ask you to review the recruitment pack and complete our online application process: Head of ICT (southliverpoolhomes.co.uk)

We will shortlist from the information provided so it is essential that you outline your suitability for the post as detailed in the job description and person specification within your Supporting Statement. To apply you will need to submit;

  • an up-to-date CV which shows your full career history (explaining any gaps) we recommend that this is no longer than three pages.  
  • a supporting statement detailing the reasons you want to join us and the contribution you would bring. It is important that your supporting statement highlights evidence of how your previous experience and skills relate to the criteria outlined in the Person Specification. We recommend that this should be a maximum of two pages.

All applicants must apply with a CV and Supporting Statement in order to be considered for this vacancy, if either document is not included then your application will not be progressed.

Encouraging diversity

We are always working to increase diversity and seek people who can bring diverse thinking, who care about our purpose, and fully support our values and commitment to our customers. We therefore welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to support innovation, creativity, and to help us build balanced teams from all walks of life.

We understand applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds and/or with a disability may have experienced additional barriers when applying for a new role and so we offer applicants from ethnic minority groups or disabled applicants a guaranteed interview if they wish to apply under the relevant scheme and meet all the essential criteria outlined in the person specification.

If you wish to apply under this scheme please ensure you select "YES" to the relevant question on our online application form

Key dates

  • 5 July 2024 – closing date
  • 22 July 2024 – assessment centre  

Please indicate on your supporting statement if you cannot attend the interview date detailed above.

Further information

For further information about this exciting opportunity please download the recruitment pack here. If, having read the recruitment pack, you would like an informal and confidential discussion about this opportunity, please email recruitment@southliverpoolhomes.co.uk

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