Head of IT Portfolio and Programmes

Head of IT Portfolio and Programmes

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT & Technology, Enfield Council

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £77000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tom Rankin

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Head of IT Portfolio and Programme

A very interesting and brand new role has arisen for an experienced Head of IT Portfolio and Programmes to join the very exciting Digital, Data and Tech team at Enfield Council. We in the process of embarking on a huge digital change project across Enfield Council and we need you to play one of the major roles in helping to delivering and running this. As the Head of you will be managing a team of 23, have responsibility for a £30 million project portfolio all whilst you ensure the council digitalise for the future.

Understanding Recruitment are very excited to be partnering exclusively with Enfield Council, one of London's most vibrant and diverse boroughs. Supporting around 280,000 people they are a modernised local authority with a track record of innovation and quality, with the aim of ensuring first class customer service and effortless attention to every detail.

As the Head of IT Portfolio and Programme you will lead on the overall strategical processes, including the progress of the division, presenting to the board of directors and ensuring the portfolio is being developed. You will be putting the customer at the heart of everything you do to ensure you are utilising the technology available to us for the benefit of Enfield's Citizens. You should have a proven senior management background, managed multi-million pound project technology portfolios and ideally taken lead on a digital transformation previously.

Skills required for the Head of IT Portfolio and Programme are:

- Proven senior leadership skills managing functions of business analysis, change, PMO, Project Managers and PMO
- Expert skills in managing a digital, data, IT or technology portfolio's
- Strong Stakeholder management skills with technical and non-technical
- MSP practitioner
- Strategic Judgement and clear decision making

Head of IR Portfolio, Change and Projects / Digital transformation / Programme Manager /

Enfield Council encourage flexible working and working from home. They are strong advocates of a good work-life balance. As the Head of Portfolio, Change and Projects you will receive excellent benefits including an outstanding pension.

Salary & Benefits: £65,000 - £77,000 + very generous holiday + generous pension + flexible working

Location: Enfield, London

Apply now for immediate consideration regarding this excellent opportunity!

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