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Head of Delivery and Acquisitions, Networks
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Recruiter: Ministry of Defence
Listed on: 3rd November
Location: Corsham
Salary Notes: Up to £90k
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 930384
Contact Name: Ministry of Defence
Information Systems and Services (ISS) is an integrated organisation looking across the whole information continuum of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), from the business to the battle-space. ISS defines information strategy, policy and architecture for the whole of Defence, considering how to meet our future requirements for information systems (both military and corporate) and then managing the delivery of projects and the supply chain. ISS currently has around 2,300 staff and controls an operating budget of more than £2bn a year with projects under development in excess of £10bn.

ISS is undergoing a programme of significant change to transform the way Defence designs, develops and operates information systems and capabilities now and in the future. The Head of Delivery and Acquisitions, Networks is a high-profile role responsible for leading the 150-strong Networks team which comprises fixed data and telecommunications network services, satellite services, and major telecommunication acquisition projects. Responsible for £600m in-year spend, the Head of Delivery and Acquisitions, Networks will drive the successful delivery of a range of critical projects including PFI, PPP, international collaboration and conventional acquisition and support, and ensure timely delivery of key operational outputs.

You are already operating at a senior level, and have a proven track record of successful delivery of a portfolio of technology and acquisition projects and programmes in a large and complex organisation, ideally within the telecommunication networks field. You will also have experience of leading and developing large, multi-disciplinary and geographically dispersed teams, proven ability to influence a wide range of senior stakeholders, strong financial and commercial acumen, and a relentless focus on driving change and continuous improvement.

This is a challenging role, offering a unique opportunity to be at the heart of transforming and improving the technology that protects the nation.

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Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday, 1st December, 2017.

The Ministry of Defence is an equal opportunities employer.


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