Assistant Director Technology and Transformation

£63,000 yearly
  • Your Homes Newcastle
  • Your Homes Newcastle, Benton Park Road, South Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • Dec 22, 2021
Permanent Information Technology

Job Description

We’re looking for an inspirational leader for this newly created role to drive innovation and change and deliver new technology solutions throughout the organisation. We’ve committed significant investment to our IT and Digital offer to ensure it enables an amazing customer experience for all. As we transition out of a Global pandemic, there’s never been a more exciting time to join Your Homes Newcastle!


What you’ll love about this job

You’ll have strategic responsibility (and accountability for a large budget) for IT, data and transformation as well as coordinating business change across the organisation. You will lead a brilliant team to create and deliver innovative and effective solutions that meet the needs of our customers and our business. You’ll be part of a collaborative management team that has responsibility for people and performance management, and you will also work in partnership with Newcastle City Council to transform the capabilities of the IT service and create new ways of working.

This is an amazing opportunity to drive real change across our organisation and a significant step forward in being able to make living easier for our customers. Following a recent strategic review and approval of our new IT & Digital Strategy, you will be at the forefront of developing a new service offering to drive forward the organisations ambitions, ensuring we are first for housing and make living easier for our customers.


What you need to do the job

  • Inspirational and visionary leadership skills! Plus, experience of leading successful technology, data and change services
  • Customer focus -the ability to deliver an effective IT and Digital offer which is inspired by the voice of our customers and puts them at the heart of all we do
  • An excellent understanding of complex systems and data management
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering principles and frameworks of successful project management
  • Confident networking skills and the ability to build and maintain trusting relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • A strong track record of developing strategies and the ability to apply new and emerging business concepts to business challenges



Why work for us

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) is an arms’ length management organisation (ALMO) responsible for the management of over 26,500 Newcastle homes owned by Newcastle City Council and an additional 700 homes owned by Leazes Homes.

We are one of the largest property management organisations in the region and we provide high quality homes together with person-centred support. Our passion is creating great places where people can be proud to live and our ambition is to be ‘first for housing’.

We offer a competitive salary with access to a Local Government Pension, 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, agile working, flexi-time, staff network groups and Occupational Health service with free counselling services. We also have many salary sacrifice schemes and you can also benefit from discounted annual travel passes, MOTs and gas servicing.

We promote staff health and wellbeing and are committed to making YHN an amazing workplace where people feel valued and supported. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Application Deadline

Jan 24, 2022