Assistant Director Data (Digital) (5D0153)
We are looking for someone who can lead transformational programmes within a complex and fast-paced environment. As well as having strong knowledge of agile working methods, we expect you to have strong data management experience (Inc. data governance, data quality, data architecture, data integration etc.) and excellent experience in Cloud and open source platforms with industry wide adoption.
ResponsibilitiesYou will have experience of open source big data tools, including Hadoop and Splunk, as well as techniques in the use of open source data sets. You will also have experience with Data Strategy and Data Operating Models.
If you are successful, you will be asked to provide thought leadership and advocacy for organisational change as well as lead a multi-disciplinary team of Data Experts which will enable work stream leads to a more iterative, user centred way of working.
Homes England is an executive non-departmental public body with its own terms and conditions, benefits and pension scheme. We are a government agency working in partnership with the private sector and want to employ and retain great people. In return we offer a range of excellent benefits.
Holiday - Homes England offers all staff 33 days annual leave per year in addition to 8 statutory bank holidays.
Working Flexibly - At Homes England we have a strong culture of flexible working and encourage all employees to have a healthy work/life balance. We offer a wide range of potential working patterns, including part time, job share and compressed hours.
These need to be balanced with business needs so they will vary from job to job. If you would like to know more please speak to the Recruiting Manager.
Health and Wellbeing - We offer health screening with Nuffield Proactive Health Clinics, a free Employee Assistance Programme which offers confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week as well as access to Occupational Health.
Professional Development - At Homes England we are committed to your continued professional and personal development with learning as one of our core values. We pay for one job-related professional membership subscription per year for our employees.
We also offer an excellent range of family friendly benefits, for example, maternity, paternity, shared parental leave.
If anyone has any queries on any of these terms and conditions, please get in touch for further information.
Things you need to know
Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
Selection process details
For more information on the role, please see the attached document named 'Assistant Director Data (Digital) - Role Profile'
If you would like to apply for the role, please complete the document named 'Homes England Application Form' along with the 'Diversity Form' and return it to before the deadline stated. Your email should include the job title and reference number of the post you are applying for.
Blind Shortlisting - We want to recruit the best talent and only shortlist on merit and to enable this we remove any information that could unconsciously impact selection decisions such as name and gender.
Application Form - Within the form you are required to provide all relevant details and a supporting statement with specific examples of where your skills, knowledge and experience relate to the main accountabilities in the job remit and to the Homes England competencies in the competency framework, attached for your information.
Diversity Form - Please can you provide all the relevant details to ensure that we can match your blind application form back to you as an individual. This form is detached from the application prior to shortlisting. It will not be seen by those involved in the recruitment process, only your contact details will be passed on if you are being invited to an interview. The other information provided will be used for statistical purposes only to ensure that our recruitment processes uphold our commitment to equality of opportunity.
Successful applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application and interviews held as soon as practical after the closing date. The application and selection process is competency-based, and you should familiarise yourself with the relevant competency framework before attending an interview.
Please note - we do not accept CVs as a form of application.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are regretfully unable to respond to every application individually. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the adverts closing date we will not be progressing with your application. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this role.
If you need the application form, or any of the other materials, in a different format, please email .
Please note, interview dates and times are still to be confirmed.
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.
Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.
Working for the Civil Service
Please note this Post is NOT regulated by the Civil Service Commission.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
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Contact point for applicants
Name : Homes England, Recruitment Team