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Systems Development Team Leader - Kingston upon Thames

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/19/88791
  • Published: Mon 11/02/2019, 8:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/03/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours hours per week.
  • Salary: £43,638 to £48,395 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, Penryhn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2DN.

£43,638 per annum for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2DN. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

About the Role

Come and work for Property Services within the Orbis partnership, which encompasses Surrey County Council, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council. The partnership is designed to deliver greater value for our councils, residents and customers by increasing efficiencies and maximizing the benefits of sharing skills, resources and technology. We are currently going through a number of exciting changes to adapt and meet the requirements of our transformation programme.

We are recruiting now for a Systems Development Team Leader to be based in Kingston-Upon-Thames working for Surrey County Council. We are looking for a person who can lead a team managing property systems and information to support the provision property services to the organisation. You will need an excellent knowledge of relational database systems and managing large volumes of data, ideally in a property environment. You will have experience of managing projects, including the implementation of new systems, data analysis and performance reporting, and have an eye for detail to be able to maintain and improve data quality. Experience of geographic information systems (GIS), Microsoft Office 365, including SharePoint, and reporting tools such as Tableau is desirable

Your days will include direct line management of 5-8 team members and interaction with staff and managers at all levels. You will liaise with the IT service and systems suppliers, to ensure the systems and information are readily available to all users. Your team will include business and systems analysts, and data officers who are responsible for managing the systems, data and associated processes on a daily basis. It will involve overseeing system administration for our main enterprise asset management system, Atrium, running/monitoring interfaces to our financial systems, and management/maintenance of data.

Your team will be made up of Surrey County Council staff and East Sussex County Council staff. You will be required to travel to East Sussex and Brighton & Hove 2-3 times a month but this could vary.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • The ability to implement and manage large relational databases, information systems and associated business processes;
  • Experience of managing medium sized projects that have an impact on a diverse range of property business processes serving in excess of 300 staff and suppliers;
  • Advanced MS-Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Excellent people management skills, ideally in managing a team
  • Experience of writing reports and delivering presentations to senior managers and large service groups;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

An ideal candidate would have experience managing a large Property database systems, be highly motivated, and able to use their own initiative.

If you are a Property professional with a drive for change and a need for challenge, this is an exciting time to join us. Property Services have responsibility for developing, building, running, and maintaining an extensive and diverse portfolio of investment, operational and non-operational property including office buildings, fire stations, land and schools, making sure our assets are working hard for us and providing fit-for-purpose premises for staff and customers. You will join a team of hard working professionals focused on maintaining excellent levels of customer care and an organisation which you will be proud to work for.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Nigel Jones on 020 8541 9920 or by e-mail at nigel.jones@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 3rd March 2019.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/19/88791
  • Published: Mon 11/02/2019, 8:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/03/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours hours per week.
  • Salary: £43,638 to £48,395 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, Penryhn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2DN.

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