Senior Digital Transformation Manager

Employer North London Waste Authority

Location Unit 1B, Berol House, 25 Ashley Road, London, N17 9LJ with opportunity for home/remote working

Salary £60,913 – £74,447

Closing Date 21 August 2022

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Employed by the London Borough of Camden the Senior Digital Transformation Manager will be based in North London Waste Authority (NLWA), serving Camden and six other north London boroughs.

About the role
We are seeking a highly competent Senior Digital Transformation Manager to provide and interpret data to deliver corporate and strategic priorities. Key tasks will include designing future ways of managing and optimising collected data, improving the authority’s digital systems and producing high-quality management information for performance monitoring and service planning purposes.

The postholder will lead the development and delivery of a Digital Transformation Strategy (DTS) for the NLWA. This will support the provision of strategy, policy, improvement and change work across the Authority. The strategy will improve NLWA’s organisational intelligence, and the business processes the Authority uses to support service delivery.

The ability to build good relationships will be key, and the postholder will liaise with a variety of stakeholders. They will work closely with our seven constituent boroughs and partner organisations to ensure the DTS is coherent and joined up where required.

The individual will be familiar with Management Information (MI) processes and the designing, development, and deploying of business analytics dashboards using Microsoft Power BI technologies.

As part of the role, the successful candidate will lead on the procurement and delivery of a replacement Waste Management Data System (WMDS) for the management and reporting of data required to operate the business effectively and meet our statutory obligations. With oversight of systems and processes, they will compile statistics required by the National Waste Data Flow system to improve reporting and business intelligence within the Authority.

The individual will make recommendations to the Senior Management Team (SMT) and Managing Director on the shaping of the DTS. They will work with the SMT in driving through / supporting better use of Management Information in decision making and development.

The post has line management responsibility for one Data Analyst (DA).

About You  
You will be highly skilled using Microsoft Office, Microsoft Power BI, Power Query and Python or similar reporting tools. Your passion for technology to improve data management and efficiency will be clearly evident. With expert knowledge of relational databases, data administration and manipulation, you will have a good understanding of database design principles and of managing datasets.

We would expect the successful candidate to have a qualification in a numerate subject or some experience of applying statistical knowledge and skills. Candidates should have worked with contractors to quality control and validate data entry and have an understanding of research methodology and of data protection and sharing issues.  You must have experience of managing Waste Data flows return and an understanding of statistical techniques.

You should be able to present complex information to a range of audiences. A basic understanding of how local government works and the functions it delivers would be beneficial, as would an interest in the Environment, Climate, Recycling space, or waste management practices.

For more information regarding this role please refer to the job profile. To apply please do so on the company website

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