Head of Business Infrastructure (reference: orbis/TP/77476/13622)
Woodhatch, Cockshot Hill, Reigate, GB
1d ago

About the role

The starting salary for this role is £71,252 per annum and is based on a 36 working hour week.

Are you an exceptional candidate with expertise in development management, programme and service delivery?

Can you demonstrate a significant track record of success?

Are you politically astute, ambitious, resilient and calm under pressure?

Do you have the capability to draw on your personal experience to create energy and drive to achieve systemic improvements in service delivery?

Then we are looking for you!

Land & Property is involved in an improvement programme with a view to delivering a more efficient and cost-effective provision of services which links everything back to its finance, business, resource capability and culture across the Council's ambitious estates programme.

The Head of Business Infrastructure is charged with transforming the way Land & Property operates as part of the organisation and transformation programme, so that it can deliver great services to residents, as set out in the Community Vision for Surrey by 2030.

This role is integral to the Council achieving the desired step change in both culture and approach to modernising services and responding to efficiency challenges.

The post holder will be expected to provide strong leadership, direction and guidance regarding the allocation of resources, risk management, change management and management behaviours, when leading on these services.

Ownership and execution of the Land and Property Risk Management framework and associated tools and techniques for identifying, assessing and managing risk.

The post holder will be expected to provide independent oversight and challenge.

To apply and be considered for this position your application will clearly evidence :

  • Experience of monitoring and reporting of business performance
  • An ability to manage team members to embed continuous improvement and an agile culture through transformation
  • Experience of developing new processes across governance, audit, data and quality control
  • Excellent skills in communication, learning & development, records management and structure creation
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to get the best from the workforce
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or with a relevant professional or management qualification at post graduate level, or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continued professional, managerial and personal development in relevant professional area
  • Authoritative and influential with highly developed relationship management and networking skills, and the ability to foster joint working across boundaries for the benefit of residents and communities in Surrey
  • At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation.

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