Looking for your next ICT career opportunity?
Our vision for 2015-2020
For Guildford to be a town and rural borough...
...that is the most desirable place to live, work and visit in South East England.
We want Guildford to be a centre for education, healthcare, innovative and cutting-edge businesses, high quality retail and wellbeing. A county town set in a vibrant rural environment which balances the needs of urban and rural communities alike. Known for our outstanding urban planning and design, and with infrastructure that will properly cope with our needs.
Facts & Figures:
Population (est.2016): 148,000
Area: 104.6 sq m (270.9 km2)
Annual budget: £160m
Capital Programme: £750m
Social Housing: 5,000 homes
We serve a diverse urban and rural community in the heart of Surrey. Borough Councillors and officers work on devolved issues such as parks, leisure, older residents services, youth services, street scene, refuse collection, planning, social housing, homelessness and aspects of business and tourism. We own and operate significant heritage assets that include monuments such as Guildford Castle, as well museums, art collections and civic regalia. We also deliver a significant capital investment programme to renew and improve the Borough through best use of our assets. We are developing an entrepreneurial approach to delivering an innovative income generation model to sustain future services. Our financial plans for the coming years have recently been reviewed by Moody’s who gave us a credit rating of Aa1.
Would you like to be part of our team making a real difference to the communities we live in and contributing to changing the lives of our residents?
New ICT Roles
We are on a challenging and exciting journey to deliver the vision for our citizens. As part of our customer service transformation the ICT team has just undertaken a department wide restructure and we have a number of new roles in our team to deliver the back office systems which will enable us to become a recognised leader in digital delivery to our customers.
Our core technology is based on the Microsoft stack and we are beginning an ambitious programme to maximise the use of our technology investment to transform both internal ICT and public services. We will be rolling out new end user computing devices, smarter ways of working and cloud solutions. All of this will be achieved through solutions with confidentiality, integrity and availability at their heart to ensure we comply with the General data Protection Regulation (GDPR) protecting our customers’ sensitive data.
The vacancies on offer are:-
You will work as part of a dynamic team with the autonomy to succeed in a lively, friendly environment. As well as a generous pay scheme with market leading annual leave entitlement, we offer membership of the LGPS pension scheme and a full staff benefits programme. Eligible roles will also qualify for a lease car allowance and callout allowance, where applicable. We operate a family friendly, flexible working policy and are proud to be a diverse organisation committed to equality and diversity. We are committed to investing in our people and supporting every individual to achieve their full potential.