Digital Information Systems Director

    Reporting To: Managing Director

    Contract Type: Permanent - 37.5 hrs per week, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

    Closing Date: Monday, March 15, 2021

    JOB PURPOSE


    To evolve, enhance and support the delivery of an excellent experience to our patients and
    customers by harnessing information and technologies to drive higher quality patient care and
    improved operational efficiency all in a secure manner.


    To further develop and manage the Information Technology and Business Intelligence function
    within the business, aiming to exceed industry standards.


    To keep abreast of latest innovations and developments to continually update the technology
    driving our business services – including software, hardware and business analytics.


    To keep abreast and ensure compliance with current data, systems security and protection in line
    with best practice and aligned with industry standards.


    To ensure that data, software, hardware, networks, people and processes are efficiently aligned to
    support our staff across the various sites in the UK.


    3. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    An experienced and innovative technology leader, with the ability to operate at Executive level, who has previously defined and led IT strategy and understands all aspects of the IT landscape, including customer-facing digital solutions (online, mobile, IOT), information systems (data warehouse architecture, analytics & insights, business & reporting systems) and infrastructure architecture & service delivery (cloud platforms, networks, hardware, software and cyber-security).


    Experience of working in a regulated environment with knowledge of governance processes and data security requirements including ISO27001, GDPR and Data Security & Protection Toolkit. Please refer further to the Person Specification.


    4. PRIMARY DUTIES & AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
    As a member of the Executive Team, to work closely with the Managing Director and other senior leaders to define an information strategy that supports and enhances the commercial strategy of the business, putting information management at the forefront of company services and to provide effective business information for all departments. W

    With the freedom to innovate, identify, evaluate and implement strategic information technology solutions, to enable the delivery of key products and services to customers and to optimise statistical efficiency and data quality in line with current business KPI’s and overall business strategy.

    To build a proactive, collaborative, dynamic culture, bringing together the IT and Business Intelligence departments and creating an environment where people are motivated to achieve the desired results and develop the new IS Team to be capable of delivering the current and future Information Services needs of the company.

    Take ownership and accountability of recruitment, appraisals and other staff matters for the IT and Business Intelligence departments in conjunction with the HR Department.

    Use your technical expertise and industry knowledge to support all colleagues, sites, contracts and work cross-functionally with other Executives to understand their IT and Business Intelligence requirements and advise on how technology can deliver business benefit and translate into working solutions

    Ensure all business-critical systems, services, tools and resources are kept current and up to date to maximise efficiency and support to the operation of the business.

    Manage all local aspects of the SAP ERP system, including data configuration, timeous reports and the coordination and delivery of change requests with the group ERP team

    Provide programme governance and oversee the delivery of all technology projects using a recognised, best practise approach to project management.

    To deploy business analysis and data modelling techniques to evaluate, improve and test business process improvements

    To build effective strong, professional working relationships with external IT suppliers and corporate specialists encouraging an ethos of exceeding expectations over and above agreed or implicit SLA’


    5. COMMUNICATION & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
    Executive Team
    Managers in all functions and locations of the business
    IT Team at Corporate HQ in Italy
    Business Software Team at Corporate HQ in Italy
    NHS IM&T specialists


    6. SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
    The postholder will be required to travel both within the UK and to Europe.

    Contact info

    Registered Office Address:

    Dolby Medical Home
    Respiratory Care Ltd
    North Suite, Lomond Court,
    Castle Business Park, Stirling,
    FK9 4TU

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    Registered in Scotland
    No. 063902

    Gatwick Office Address:

    Dolby Vivisol
    Southpoint, Old Brighton Road,
    Lowfield Heath,
    Gatwick, West Sussex,
    RH11 0PR

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