Midland Heart

At Midland Heart we believe that every customer should be able to live in a home they can afford; where their care and support needs are met; where they feel safe and are empowered to shape our services.

We respond to local need, championing local causes whilst delivering the benefits of a larger organisation, giving our customers a voice at a national and regional level. We operate in 54 Local Authority areas working alongside our customers and their communities to understand the issues and find lasting solutions. We provide more than just a home for 70,000 people; we support those who need help to live independently, assist in regenerating communities and help our customers discover their own abilities.

The Midland Heart Way is to help transform lives and communities through housing, care and opportunity. Find out more at www.midlandheart.org.uk

Midland Heart Bath Row, Birmingham B15 1LZ, UK
Jul 29, 2019
Full time
We have an exciting opportunity for a senior IT professional to join Midland Heart as our Director of IT. This dynamic role is responsible for the delivery of our IT strategy and leading the IT team to enable the efficient implementation and delivery of our business objectives. You will be an experienced IT leader who connects with our purpose and mission. Working closely with decision makers in other departments you will deliver our strategy to implement cost-effective technology solutions, enabling change and improving business performance. This role is very much about continuing the great work already underway on technological transformation with a roadmap on which to build further.  As part of our leadership team, you will work with the Executive Team and Board on the application and use of technology that delivers services, facilitates change and fulfils our ambitions - ensuring that the overall corporate objectives of the organisation are being met. Our ideal candidate?  You will have some knowledge of our sector but that’s not essential. More important to us is that you are ambitious about the value a highly functioning IT Department can add to a business; and have proven experience of delivering this. You will be a technical expert who has the ability to roll your sleeves up when needed to deliver business outcomes. Inheriting a clear roadmap for our technological transformation, you will have the scope and freedom to build on that further to enable great outcomes for our customers and colleagues. A willingness and ability to work collaboratively across our business is essential; as is the ability to receive and give constructive feedback. The ability to lead your team to deliver what we say we will, is essential. Engaging the team and inspiring them to deliver a first-class service is key to the role. What can we offer you?   We are a flexible employer, focussed on outputs. Based at our Bath Row office in the centre of Birmingham, this role is offered on a permanent basis with a competitive salary, plus a car allowance. Alongside a generous leave entitlement, you will have access to PHI, generous pension arrangements, and a range of voluntary and salary sacrifice benefits. Interested? Please read the 'Information for Candidates' pack (linked below) for further details. For a confidential discussion, you are able to contact Anna Simpson (Executive Director of Finance & Resources) via 0121 654 6698 or Anna.Simpson@midlandheart.org.uk . To apply, please click 'Apply Now' above and submit a comprehensive CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements, with a cover letter of no more than 2 pages which clearly explains how you think you meet the requirement of this role. Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.