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Chief Information Officer

Job Description

Chief Information Officer

Salary: £53k + per annum + good range of benefits

Contract: Full-time - Permanent

Based: Milton Keynes

You will be driving World Vision UK to become an organisation which embraces digital technology, leverages the benefit of our wider World Vision International partnerships, works smartly & excels at engaging our supporters in our cause

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day we bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, our aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. We are also proud to be ranked 9thplace in the top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For' in 2016.

To lead and maintain the implementation of the agreed technology strategy in line with World Vision UK business strategy and plans and in the context of the global technology strategies. To oversee the World Vision UK technology, information and digital realisation teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Champion and drive the digital transformation across World Vision UK - articulate the vision, gain agreement to the ambition across World Vision UK leadership and build the required supporting architecture

  2. Create a technology strategy that supports the long-term ambitions of World Vision UK and the wider partnership

  3. Liaise directly with World Vision International and other World Vision partnership teams to maximise synergies, cost effectiveness and ensure consistency where needed.

  4. Create beneficial relationships with NGO senior technology leaders to identify best of class technology and strategy implementation methods.

  5. Set the objectives and strategies for all ICT departments including the digital realisation team of central World Vision UK (temp + permanent + contractor) technology resources

  6. Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish partnerships with ICT providers

  7. Be accountable for management of our 3rdParty technology partners

  8. Direct and sponsor technology projects

  9. Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage

  10. Analyse the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions

  11. Oversee Data Governance of the organisation

  12. Uphold and promote World Vision’s identity and Christian commitments as central to organisational culture, and participate in appropriate activities for the spiritual nurture of staff.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement, childcare vouchers and free parking.

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Please upload your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing date for applications: 20 April 2018

World Vision UK is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

No agencies please.