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Head of IT Business Solutions

  • Job reference: DEIT387
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: IT
Job description: I am currently looking for a Head of IT Business Solutions to work on an initial 4 month contract with a local council in Central London.

The role is to ensure that the Council's ICT applications estate is available, performant, secure and capable of meeting and exceeding current and future needs. The applications are a mixture of bespoke, packaged, and SaaS solutions via a range of third party providers.

The role will initially focus on driving the technical delivery for digital transformation, on an MS Dynamics 365 platform, and development of bespoke applications via .Net & Azure. The role will also support the transition to a single, holistic, high-performing capability for IT business solutions across the Council and it's partner Councils.


* Experienced in building, maintaining, and migrating applications, and confident in thought leadership and building future-facing strategies

* Have a track record in delivering the highest levels of operational & strategic applications services delivery in a large, complex, multi-site, customer-centric environment

* Be a compelling leader to technology professionals within and outside the Council, through personal qualities and currency of technical experience (e.g. Agile, DevOps, UX design, content strategy, and Product Management)

* Working knowledge of cloud hosting (Azure, AWS), CMS platforms, mobile development, .Net, Dynamics 365 (or equivalent), SQL, and SharePoint Online.

* Working knowledge of development and DevOps tools e.g. Visual Studio Team Services/TFS, JIRA, Git, Jenkins, Bamboo, Bitbucket, etc

* 5+ years of senior management experience and skilled in establishing agile and DevOps with formidable team habits around objectives, metrics, and roadmaps lining up against organisational strategy

Please contact Danny Eccles at Service Care Solutions for more information or to apply.

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