Chief Information Officer

Lincolnshire County Council


  • Location Lincoln/Agile
  • Sector Local Government, IT
  • Client Lincolnshire County Council
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary/Remuneration Up to £135,000 (including a £20k market supplement) plus generous relocation support, LGPS pension and benefits.
  • Reference GSe104705
  • Closing Date Sunday 17th December 2023

Working for a better future

Lincolnshire is the UK's 2nd largest county by area and boasts a diverse landscape of sandy beaches, lush woodland, rolling fields, bustling communities and home to a strong mixed economy, with key sectors including agrifood, tourism and manufacturing. The council has played a key role in supporting the local economy through delivering an outstanding Children’s Services, one of the highest-achieving highways authorities, good education attainments, and delivering innovative projects while delivering good-value council service. We are a Council that is prepared to be bold and proactive, empowering communities, facilitating development and regeneration, and supporting the most vulnerable. We have high aspirations, and we need the very best people to come and work with us.

This is where you come in as our Chief Information Officer as we are looking for a digital leader who will lead and continue our journey to being a modern, accessible service, who rises to being part of a transformational change that will ensure the highest levels of service for the Council and our communities. Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive you will be part of the senior leadership team, working closely with council services, key stakeholders and partners to deliver good value, reliable and secure IT solutions that deliver better business outcomes and allow the council to operate efficiently and meet our Corporate Plan objectives. Your expertise, knowledge and enthusiasm for transformation, leadership, digital innovation, and collaboration will help us deliver ambitious and strategic outcomes that drive benefits for our communities, partners and employees. With a proven track record in delivering transformation utilising the best of your leadership skills to foster trust and collaboration, you will bring rigour to our programmes as well as drive and energy to ensure change is sustainable. In addition to ensuring the presence of solid technical foundations that are resilient, secure and effective 24/7, you will drive innovation, utilising digital to enable change.

This is an unrivalled opportunity to effect change and transformation across the Council whilst proudly improving the services for the communities we serve. We are looking for you to lead, inspire and motivate your team, promoting collaborative working, with a passion for excellence and the ability to provide innovative, cost-effective, customer-focussed services.

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Gary Evans: 07809 195 593
Shoaib Haroon: 07384 258 626
Katherine O'Donnell: 07570 654500

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