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IT Business Solutions Lead

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Contracts

  • Salary:

    £361.44 - £379.51 per day

  • Job ref:

    5099328_1559560028

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Start date:

    19-06-2010

  • Expiry date:

    03-07-2019

Our client is seeking a IT Business Solutions Lead on an initial 3 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

36 Hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate:

£361.44 p/h

Job Purpose:

As IT Business Solutions Lead, this role manages and leads a team of Applications Development, Support, Business Analysis, and Supplier Management staff, working in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Driving business value through helping the business deliver & improve on technology solutions
  • Partnering with the business to help optimise business performance using technology.
  • Understanding business and user needs and creating product development road maps based on those.
  • Ensuring the technology solutions for the Council Service area to align with wider IT standards, policies and strategy
  • Day-to-day operational responsibility for IT applications, suppliers, and budgets.
  • Providing strong, authentic, and engaging leadership. Resolving conflict and disagreement. Leading workshops.
  • Removing impediments that hold your team back. Helping the team make decisions. Promoting continuous improvement, clarity and empowerment.
  • Performing as a valued member of the wider IT organisation, as a line-of-business expert and significant contributor to the success of the wider IT agenda.
  • Championing quality, with technical standards, service management, agile quality management approaches.
  • Creating transparency, clearly communicating and measuring schedule and progress. Monitoring resources and risks. Proactively planning, with corrective action.
  • Creation and management of product delivery backlogs.
  • Managing & collaborating with 3rd parties to ensure effective delivery, service level agreements being met, and implementing appropriate contract structures.
  • Building community, through improving IT's agile capability. Fostering Agile knowledge, the supporting community and tools across the organisation.

Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with IT systems management practices (e.g. ITIL, SDLC, etc.).
  • Good understanding of network architecture, modern infrastructure capabilities, and security principles.
  • Experience managing 3rd party vendors and service providers to meet timelines and deliverable quality.

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