Technology Shared Services Roles x3

Recruiter
Government Shared Services (GSS)
Location
London (City of), London (Greater)
Salary
£65,000 - £117,000 per annum
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
29 Apr 2018
Ref
1578065
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Deputy Director (SCS1) – Single Operating Platform Service Manager 

This is a Deputy Director role responsible for the overall management of the Single Operating Platform (SOP) within Government Shared Services (GSS), across Government, and the Cabinet Office. 

The Single Operating Platform (SOP) is based on Release 12.2 of the Oracle E-Business Suite with supporting technologies. It is operated under license by Shared Services Connected Limited (SSCL) and provides HR, Finance, Procurement, Payroll and reporting services to 200,000 civil and public servants across 6 ministerial departments. 

As a senior leader within Cabinet Office and GSS, you will be expected to play a full role in the overall leadership of the department, including building strong working partnerships with other parts of Cabinet Office. You will lead the capability team by working collaboratively at all levels across Whitehall which is an essential part of this job. 

This is an excellent opportunity to work at the heart of transformation in the Civil Service. The work will offer you the opportunity to support the delivery of Government Shared Services Strategy and forge relationships across central government and will strategic suppliers. 


Working to the GSS Technology Director, the role will cover the following key responsibilities: 

• Lead on the management oversight of the Single Operating Platform, its operation by suppliers and use by customers. 
• Lead on pro-actively driving forward a multi £m investment programme of technical improvements to the platform to generate efficiencies, drive process convergence or enhance the end user experience. To include areas: mobile apps, business intelligence, cloud coexistence. 
• Manage an established team of 10+ Band As and specialist contractors. 
• Will be required to work closely with the GSS management team, notably the Deputy Director for Process Convergence and Deputy Director for Shared Service Platforms. 


Deputy Director (SCS1) – Chief Architect of Shared Service Platforms 

This is a Deputy Director role for a Chief Architect of Shared Service Platforms, who will lead on Government Shared Service IT platform developments. 

You will be respected in your field and build a small team of technical shared service ERP platform specialists in order to play a lead role in advancing the government’s shared services strategy through development of shared service operating platforms built around three technologies - Oracle, SAP and one other. 

As a senior leader within Cabinet Office and GSS, you will be expected to play a full role in the overall leadership of the department, including building strong working partnerships with other parts of Cabinet Office. You will lead the capability team by working collaboratively at all levels across Whitehall which is an essential part of this job. 

Working to the GSS Technology Director, the role will cover the following key responsibilities: 

• Establish a team of technical product specialists who will develop a deep understanding of ERP solutions in flight and provide technical advice on continued development and best practice. 
• Bring an overarching view of all activity. 
• Develop a technical strategy and roadmap for continued innovation. 
• Build a professional network of ERP specialists across government in order to leverage existing talent and promote best practice. 
• Work closely with the GSS management team, notably the Deputy Director Single Operating Platform Service Management and Deputy Director for Cloud Migrations. 


Deputy Director (SCS1) – Shared Services Cloud Migrations 

Government Shared Services (GSS) strategy is to deliver value and efficiency, process and data convergence and the meeting of end user needs through technology via adoption of cloud software. 

Respected in your field, you will build an expert team of technical shared service ERP platform specialists in order to play a lead role in advancing adoption of cloud software and automation.. 

As a senior leader within Cabinet Office and GSS, you will be expected to play a full role in the overall leadership of the department, including building strong working partnerships with other parts of Cabinet Office. You will lead the capability team by working collaboratively at all levels across Whitehall which is an essential part of this job. 

Working to the GSS Technology Director, the role will cover the following key responsibilities: 

• Work closely with departments engaged in in-flight migrations to cloud platforms to support and ensure they are taking advantage of best practice approaches and technology. 
• Build an expert team of technical shared service cloud specialists with depth of product knowledge. 
• Work closely with departments on preparations for migration to cloud platforms. 
• Form a whole of government view of cloud migration activity. 
• Forward look at product innovation opportunities. 

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