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IT Business Partner

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Recruiter: Highways England
Listed on: 17th June
Location: Based from Birmingham with regular travel to London and other Highways England Offices
Salary Notes: Competitive £Six-Figure salary
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Lead the Technology revolution of our roads

Competitive £Six-Figure salary

Based from Birmingham with regular travel to London and other Highways England Offices

At Highways England, we believe in a connected country and with £27.4bn investment secured for our highways and roads, now couldn't be a better time to join. That's why we're recruiting senior IT Business Partners to shape and influence the technology strategy across the business. This means creating an innovative technology culture that supports business operations and fosters collaboration to deliver the organisation-wide strategy.

We are looking for Director level IT Business Partners in the following areas:

Asset Management

There are two IT BP roles in Major Projects and Complex Infrastructure Programme. This requires experience in devising and delivering technology solutions within large infrastructure projects in Construction or the built environment representing the interests of Highways England in all technology build discussions.


This role will be focused on technology usage and development in control rooms and network operations. Experience of working in critical services, call centres with a focus on the external customer experience is highly desirable.

Corporate Services and Customer

This role focuses on internal customers and stakeholder experience. The requires a more forward-looking approach to deliver long term organisation strategy across corporate systems such as HR and Finance. You'll need experience in these areas to work effectively at this level of the organisation.

Your Skills

  • You are an IT leader with expert technological understanding within your industry
  • You can manage up, being able to push back when needed and work towards an overarching goal
  • You can translate business strategies into technical requirements and deliver what is needed to ensure the business has the right technology to deliver against its ambitions
  • You will lead on projects to design and develop new (and changes to) existing services
  • You are an inclusive leader, who can and foster a culture of recognising and developing diverse skills and talents
  • Working with Executive Leads, you will be able to create and support budgetary plans for IT expenditure for strategic and tactical investments

A Bit About Us

Highways England is the government company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England's motorways and major A roads totally around 4,300 miles. Whilst this represents 2% of the roads in England by length, these roads carry a third of all traffic by mileage and two thirds of all heavy goods traffic. Formerly the Highways Agency, we became a government company in April 2015.

If you are interested in the IT Business Partner role at Highways England please register your interest by clicking APPLY NOW including your CV with our recruitment partner TMP, selecting the role which interests you. TMP will come back to you with feedback on your suitability, or to arrange a call, so make sure to include all relevant experience on your CV.

Deadline for submission of your CV is midnight on Sunday 5th July 2020*

*We reserve the right to close the campaign early should there be high volumes of interest