Information and Systems Manager

London Borough of Croydon
Croydon, Surrey
From £52,950 to £54,945 per annum
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Information and Systems Manager Grade 17 (£52,950 - £54,945) Croydon is a distinctive and diverse place and is London's most populated borough. Croydon is about to undergo the biggest development and regeneration programme since the 1960s with £3bn of investment flowing into the borough over the next five years, building a positive future for residents and businesses alike. The vision is for Croydon to become a "smart city" at the cutting edge of the technology sector, with a connected borough that is fully Wi-Fi enabled building upon the existing tech hub. We are passionate about the value of public services and our headquarters has the customer at the heart of what we do. It brings together 75 services including council, Met Police, NHS, Jobcentre Plus, Croydon Credit Union and Citizens Advice Bureau under one roof, allowing us all to work together as one team. This makes now an exciting time to join our team delivering vital services to over 360,000 residents To meet this challenge, technology will be at its core and our ICT Client Unit has been created in the Council to lead technology development and manage its new ICT contracts. The Council is seeking high performing ICT professionals to join this team. If you are looking for your next interesting and challenging role in London's most ambitious borough, please contact us. The role we are looking to fill is that of Information and Systems Manager. As a key member of the management team you will be responsible for overseeing the Information Management function as well as leading the CRM and Sharepoint teams. The role will be responsible for strategic planning as well as focus on applying learning from Information Management into systems design and policies. You will lead the development teams for both Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Sharepoint to deliver a high performing service aligned with the organisations and ICT priorities and the Information Management strategy. You will have proven leadership, communication, project delivery, and problem-solving skills to drive service improvements and comply with legislative requirements. Croydon Council is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. For more information and to apply online please click the 'Apply' button. Closing Date: 17 th October 2016 Please Note: Interviews for this post will be the weeks commencing 24 th and 31 st October. This job was originally posted as