Chief Information Officer (CIO) - JRN 20700
 

Department: Executive Team

Closing Date: Sunday 20 September 2020

 

The role:

Salary Banding: £92,919 – £100,839

 

Northumbria Police is looking for a talent Chief Information Officer (CIO) who will help us to drive forward our technology agenda, so if that excites you we would love to hear from you.

 

What will I be doing?

 

You will lead, develop and implement ICT strategies that are aligned to the strategic priorities of the Force, partnering with internal and external senior leaders and stakeholders to enable greater collaboration and effective delivery of Force strategy.

 

You will provide strategic ownership and have the operational accountability for leading the design and delivery of an effective and efficient ICT function within Northumbria Police.

 

You will form part of the Executive Team, providing internal consultancy and advice on technology and transformation, driving an innovative and ‘can do’ culture across the organisation, seizing the opportunity to leverage from existing ICT investment and solutions as well as driving forward new opportunities.

 

What do I need?

 

Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications (for full details, please see the role profile)

 

·       Educated to degree level (or equivalent relevant experience). 

·       An understanding of the social, economic and political environment that the police operate within.

·       Demonstrable experience of managing and leading the performance of large IT suppliers.

·       Financial experience of managing large technology budgets.

·       Demonstrable experience of managing and developing people.

·       Demonstrable experience of managing and leading the performance of large IT suppliers.

·       A proven track record in service development and achieving improvements in standards and performance while reducing costs.

·       Demonstrable experience of defining, leading and implementing an IT strategy. 

Desirable Skills, Experience and Qualifications

·       Working understanding of software development tools techniques and lifecycles.

·       Working understanding of Cloud strategies and enterprise cloud computing 

·       Public sector commercial knowledge

For further information please see the role profile here

 

 

Vetting level:


Management Vetting (MV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

 

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

 

 

Vacancy Contact:  To discuss the position in more detail please contact Jake Mews, Organisational Development & Culture Manager by email at jake.mews.4204@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone.

 

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Band 7
Area Command/Department
Command
Location
North Tyneside
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£92,919 to £100,839
 

Department: Executive Team

Closing Date: Sunday 20 September 2020

 

The role:

Salary Banding: £92,919 – £100,839

 

Northumbria Police is looking for a talent Chief Information Officer (CIO) who will help us to drive forward our technology agenda, so if that excites you we would love to hear from you.

 

What will I be doing?

 

You will lead, develop and implement ICT strategies that are aligned to the strategic priorities of the Force, partnering with internal and external senior leaders and stakeholders to enable greater collaboration and effective delivery of Force strategy.

 

You will provide strategic ownership and have the operational accountability for leading the design and delivery of an effective and efficient ICT function within Northumbria Police.

 

You will form part of the Executive Team, providing internal consultancy and advice on technology and transformation, driving an innovative and ‘can do’ culture across the organisation, seizing the opportunity to leverage from existing ICT investment and solutions as well as driving forward new opportunities.

 

What do I need?

 

Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications (for full details, please see the role profile)

 

·       Educated to degree level (or equivalent relevant experience). 

·       An understanding of the social, economic and political environment that the police operate within.

·       Demonstrable experience of managing and leading the performance of large IT suppliers.

·       Financial experience of managing large technology budgets.

·       Demonstrable experience of managing and developing people.

·       Demonstrable experience of managing and leading the performance of large IT suppliers.

·       A proven track record in service development and achieving improvements in standards and performance while reducing costs.

·       Demonstrable experience of defining, leading and implementing an IT strategy. 

Desirable Skills, Experience and Qualifications

·       Working understanding of software development tools techniques and lifecycles.

·       Working understanding of Cloud strategies and enterprise cloud computing 

·       Public sector commercial knowledge

For further information please see the role profile here

 

 

Vetting level:


Management Vetting (MV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 5 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references. 

 

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

 

 

Vacancy Contact:  To discuss the position in more detail please contact Jake Mews, Organisational Development & Culture Manager by email at jake.mews.4204@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

 

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Appointments are based on merit alone.