The Technology Team is undergoing a transformation.
The Technology function serves over 700 staff in National Church Institutions (NCIs) and co-located bodies and aims to adopt common solutions where practical. Technology provides a broad range of customer focused IT services such as technical architecture and support, networks, change management, business analysis, project management, systems administration and applications hosting requiring a range of sophisticated and innovative skills.
Technology executes a mixture of on-premise, Cloud and 3rd party sourced Technology services, within a hybrid/modern infrastructure that utilises some of the latest technologies.
As Deputy Director of Technology, you will provide management and oversight of the Service Delivery function and deputise for the Director of Technology as required.
You will be responsible for the leadership and operational management of our internal Business Analysts/Business Partners and Technology Projects team and accountable for business relationship activities and managing technology projects, providing input on the application support operation within our technology portfolio. This includes both on-premise and cloud platforms.
You will ensure that we maintain effective partnerships with the departments of the National Church Institutions (NCIs) to support their operational and business requirements, while advocating a culture of accountability, ownership and customer focus.
To be successful, you will need significant experience in managing and completing projects and a detailed understanding of the impact of change, it’s interdependencies and impact on the business. Able to lead by example and engender trust and credibility, you will lead the range of services provided by the Technology team, communicating effectively to both IT professionals and non technical colleagues.
In return we offer a unique environment with opportunities for continuous learning, generous annual leave for work life balance, season ticket loans and a range of benefits including discounted entry to attractions and what we feel is a market leading package when it comes to our pension scheme
The role is based in Westminster and requires working at Lambeth Palace or Bermondsey and occasional travel to Supported Housing locations across the Country
We in the National Church Institutions support the mission and ministries of the Church all over England. We work with parishes, dioceses (regional offices), schools, other ministries and our partners at a national and international level.
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As we are a member of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome all applications from those you have served in our Armed Forces and their families
We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from people, regardless of their background. As a Disability Confident committed employer, it is important to note that there may be occasions where it is not practical or appropriate to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria* due to high volume. We limit the amount of interviews conducted to five applicants per open post we advertise.
*Where applicable depending on post requirements.