Head of Application Solutions

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01 May 2024
28 May 2024
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Full Time
The Role

As the Head of Application Solutions, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Reporting to the Director of Governance, Delivery & Application Solutions, you will be accountable for the efficiency and effective maintenance and support of application solutions.

Day–to–day, you'll be broadening the impact of your team, increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of how we enable and support the organisation through technology solutions. Whilst working to support the broader IT goals of developing our 'personality' as a team with strong focus on cultural change, communication and engagement alongside the traditional means of assuring and measuring success. In this 'leading leaders role' the 'how' you do things will be just as important as 'what' you do. Further responsibilities include:

  • You will be responsible for leading an international team orchestrating the management and increasingly efficient delivery of the required services for Babcock's core applications globally.

  • Maintenance of innovative thinking and practices will be as critical as the stability of the production solutions and on time, cost effective delivery of funded change.

  • Delivering as effectively as possible will involve you looking to automate delivery where appropriate, sharing knowledge and utilising best practice and solutions across Babcock, through building teamwork and collaboration across the delivery functions in all regions.

  • Embracing new techniques for delivery, where advantageous to do so you will increase the flexibility and adaptability of the team and the deliverables they create.

Essential experience of the Head of Application Solutions:

  • Experienced communicator at all levels of the organisation with high levels of written and verbal skills

  • Extensive management experience working with IT professionals and a diverse group of stakeholders

  • Strong leadership skills backed by a drive for accuracy and outcomes that add value

  • Understanding of complex information and requirements backed by excellent analytical and problem–solving skills

  • Confidence in decision–making aligned with a good team–playing mentality

  • An ability to work to make sound decisions whilst working to tight deadlines and within constraints

  • Strong financial management

Qualifications for the Head of Application Solutions:

  • Our client values difference and doesn't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

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