Digital Programme Manager
West Yorkshire Police
2nd September 2019
£43779 - £46809
+ market factors to £55,701 - £59,454
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The Digital Policing Innovation Team have a vacancy for a Digital Programme Manager. Based at Wakefield Headquarters this is a permanent full-time role that following a successful induction period offers the opportunity of agile working.
As part of the Digital Innovation Team you will influence the future technology composition and direction of West Yorkshire Police. You will manage and oversee the implementation of innovative new technologies to drive efficiency and effectiveness throughout the organisation.
Delivering a wide and varied portfolio within IT you will support this programme of work at national, regional and local force level.
Sitting within the Information Technology area of Digital Policing this post is one of two Digital Programme Manager posts within the department. In addition, there are line management responsibilities for the Digital Programme Team consisting Digital Project Mangers, Digital Business Analysts and Digital Project Support Officers.
To apply for this role you must have substantial experience of delivery of a portfolio or programme at a senior level within a complex, dynamic environment. You must be able to demonstrate pragmatic problem-solving capabilities, and the ability to lead, motivate and develop the members of your team. Qualifications in Prince 2 or other project methodologies are advantageous, as is a background in criminal justice or policing.
This role will involve some travel throughout West Yorkshire and nationally in support of the programme of work.
Full description of the role and the required skills and experience are included in the role profile.
If you are interested in applying for this role then please click the APPLY button to submit an application form and submit a CV along with a covering letter explaining how you meet the expertise in role points within the Role Profile.
Please quote vacancy reference IT441.
Interview Dates: Tuesday 8th, Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th October 2019.
Applicants should be aware that it is not always possible to carry out adequate vetting checks on persons who have not been resident within the UK for the last three years. Therefore, where this applies, applicants may be refused on the grounds that it was not possible to vet them to the appropriate standard.
This post is suitable for job share. The application process will close at 23:55 hours on the 30 September 2019.
West Yorkshire Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.