Digital Chief Technology Officer

City of London
£650 per day
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Technical Branch
Clearance Level
Job Type
Digital Chief Technology Officer - 2 months - £650 LTD - Victoria, London.


*Security Clearance: CTC*

IT role reporting into the Chief Data Officer (CDO), Shadow Government Property Agency Strategy. To support the CDO in developing the GPA's IT architecture in partnership with the sponsor body the GPU. The development of the GPA's architecture will be consistent with GPU strategy and be configured to support Departmental requirements for advice, support or delivery of; Business intelligence, asset management, property finance, FM, project management solutions and/or hub solutions. Delivery To plan and deliver the GPA's IT strategy including the:
*Delivering systems procurement projects; working with providers to agree the configuration of interfaces ( specifically interfaces to existing Government systems), security and testing requirements and ensuring that these aspects of a procurement are delivered;
*Oversight of the collection of data on existing systems whether within service contracts or standalone systems;
*Managing systems contracts and managing the performance of suppliers through implementation and eventual business as usual delivery.

This would include:
*Ensuring patching.
*Organising security testing.
*Reviewing access.
*Systems testing.
*Facilitating updates including communication to users.
*Oversight of training.
*Working with the Customer Solutions directorate to put in place service/hosting contracts with Departments.
*Owning any service/ hosting contracts with Departments, carrying out regular reviews against the terms of the contract.
*Resolving IT issues for the GPA including hardware and software issues.
*Development of IT policy for the GPA working with Government Digital Services (GDS) and the Cabinet Office. Managing a small team to support the CDO in all the above areas.

Experience Required:
*Experience of designing systems architecture.
*Experience of procuring IT systems (ideally property related)
*Understanding of Government procurement rules and security issues.
*Programme management (ideally PRINCE 2 qualified)
*Ability to present at Board level.

For more information please contact Ashleigh Hamilton.

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