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Infrastructure Delivery Lead

Posted: 13 Mar 2020 Closes: 30 Mar 2020
Plymouth £39,785 - £43,442
Flexible hm-land-registry/20200313181208

HM Land Registry's existing software systems and services form part of the critical national infrastructure, safeguarding land and property ownership valued at £7 trillion. This enables over £1 trillion worth of personal and commercial lending to be secured against property across England and Wales. 

This is a very exciting time to join the in-house, award-winning Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) Directorate. It is at the heart of our move to be a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with modern, efficient digital services. 

We are now looking for a Infrastructure Delivery Lead to join our Digital, Data and Technology team to help us to achieve this.


Job description

The Operations Practice works closely with the Infrastructure Delivery Leads to deliver business as usual work packages and projects and has responsibility for the performance and delivery of all technical infrastructure which underpins and supports the organisation. 

As Infrastructure Delivery Lead, you will take the lead on the analysis and resolution of major issues resulting from work package change and problems arising on operational services. You will share your knowledge and experience with others, in line with continuous improvement agenda and to help build capability within the Delivery Practice.

Responsibilities

To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record of planning and managing significant change and evidence of delivery in an IT Infrastructure environment. 

You will have knowledge and practical experience in at least two of the following; Delivery tools and processes, Infrastructure / application implementation and transition to support, Service Management processes and Supporting and resourcing Agile projects. 

In addition, you will demonstrable experience of balancing multiple priorities, reacting positively to change and the ability to challenge constructively. 

For more information about the job, please see the attached job description. 

You will be located in the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth, our environmentally friendly offices provide a great setting in which to work. Hundreds of miles of stunning coastline and 368 square miles of Dartmoor National Park are within easy reach. 

For more information about what its like to work here please see the following links: 

Five Things you didn’t know about working for DDaT 

HMLR Blog 

Building our digital capability through Communities of Practice 
Our Business Strategy for 2017-2022 sets out our aims of: 

• brilliant at the basics; 
• a comprehensive Land Register; 
• world-leading through Digital Street – our ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030; 
• opening our data; 
• expert people; and 
• financially strong.

Qualifications

Holds a qualification in Information Technology or a related area or significant experience in an IT field.

Behaviours

We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Leadership
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Changing and Improving

Benefits

HM Land Registry offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer. 

HM Land Registry is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated 

We’re committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve. 

Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan. Our current focus is to encourage people from under-represented groups into management and leadership roles, especially people with disabilities, women and ethnic minority colleagues. 

See a list of full benefits 
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry/about/recruitment#what-hm-land-registry-can-offer-you

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths and Experience.

To apply, please enter your qualifications and work history when prompted on the online application form and complete the Statement of Suitability. 

The Statement of Suitability section (in no more than 1000 words) should be used to provide details of how you meet the essential criteria listed: 

• Evidence of planning and managing significant technical change. 
• Evidence of delivery in an IT Infrastructure environment. 
• Experience in technical Information gathering, analysis and problem solving. 
• Knowledge and practical experience in at least two of the following: 
o Delivery tools and processes. 
o Infrastructure / application implementation and transition to support. 
o Service Management processes 
o Supporting and resourcing Agile projects 

An initial sift of your CV will be conducted against the Essential Criteria listed. 

The final selection stage will consist of a blended interview and pre-prepared presentation. 

The sift will take place week shortly after the closing date and interviews will take place week commencing Monday 13 April 2020 

Venue: 
Seaton Court 
2 William Prance Road 
Plymouth 
PL6 5WS 

Please review your application form before clicking ‘submit’ – once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application. 

Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications – this is 11:55pm on the advertised date. 

HMLR is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview. 

If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement. 

If you would like further information about the use of your personal data, please click on the link below: 

Job Applicant Personal Information

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.



 

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