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Associate Director - Technology and Infrastructure

Associate Director - Technology and Infrastructure

Posted 5 August by The Alzheimer’s Society
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We have ambitious and exciting plans to progress and transform how we deliver our technology provisions across the Society and as such, are seeking an Associate Director for Technology and Infrastructure.

This is an exciting new opportunity within the Society giving you the chance to really make a difference within our Technology, Property and Facilities Teams. Your leadership will pave the way for our diverse and skilled teams and directly influence the modernization and transformation of our technology throughout the society.

As an Associate Director, you will be the driving force in influencing an inclusive, high performance, collaborative culture whilst embedding our values and achieving continued growth through innovation. You will deliver effective and efficient digital tools and capabilities that provide fit for purpose workplaces as set out in our strategic plans and be a driver in championing a culture of data quality to enable ways of working to be evidence led. You will lead on strategic planning, development and implementation of specific initiatives and transformation projects across the society.

Associate Director Responsibilities:

You will provide strategic leadership and make an impact, continuous improvement, building external and internal relationships.

• Develop and own clear and coherent strategic plans across our technology and infrastructure that are aligned with the Corporate Strategy and leading the delivery of these plans.
• Lead on and be accountable for significant transformation programmes, this includes modernisation of our IT infrastructure, business systems and data capabilities, and the provision of a fit for purpose office property portfolio.
• Ensure the provision of efficient and effective service delivery across the Society’s technology and property functions.
• Use your subject matter expertise to develop and manage plans and budgets that create a step change in the efficiency and effectiveness of our technology and infrastructure, delivering impact for people affected by dementia.
• Be accountable for working collaboratively with other Directorates and senior leadership colleagues to develop and deliver Society wide plans, projects, initiatives and decisions that ensure the Corporate Strategy and priorities are realised.
• Ensure that the voices of people affected by dementia shape the way we think, the way we act and the decisions we make.
• Use a range of internal and external data and insights to make evidence based decisions and develop plans.
• Lead, manage and support the Technology and Property & Facilities teams driving a culture of inclusion, high-performance and high challenge through objective setting, standards of behaviour, clear and timely communication and regular feedback.

Associate Director Requirements:

• Educated to degree level or equivalent proven experience with strong basis in computer science and business management.
• Proven ability to manage complex IT architectures and systems.
• Comprehensive awareness of existing and developing technologies and how these could be applied within a business context.
• Ability to recognise business opportunities and present a clear vision of how technology can be applied to achieve success.
• Proven track record of successful delivery of large and complex systems implementation.
• Able to work with stakeholder groups to successfully manage and embed change.
• Sound understanding of data protection regulations and of how these are interpreted.
• Experience of CMS and CRM products, data transfer methods and protocols and data security protocols
• Experience of contract management, contract negotiation and vendor management.

About Alzheimer’s Society:

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.

Position: Associate Director - Technology and Infrastructure
Location: Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 35 per week
Salary: £85,000 - £90,000 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Closing Date: 12 August 2021
Interview Date: TBC

You may have experience of the following: Director of Technology, Head of Digital Infrastructure and Operations, IT Manager, Head of IT, Head of Infrastructure, Head of Infrastructure and Operations, IT Infrastructure Manager, Information Systems Manager, IT Infrastructure Support Manager, IT Operations Manager, Operations Manager, Project Manager, etc.

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Reference: 43463971

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