Redbridge Council is stepping into a new era boldly. Our Corporate Plan is focused on delivering social transformation in terms of eradicating child poverty in the borough and organisational change as we implement a hubs model over working. This will require close and accurate monitoring of our progress, intelligent and actionable insights and a programmatic approach to delivering that change. In order to achieve this we have established the Intelligence, Insights and Change team within the Strategy Directorate.
We are seeking an outstanding candidate to lead the Intelligence, Insights and Change team within the Strategy Directorate. Reporting to the Operational Director for Policy and Change they will work closely with the Policy, Equalities and Communities team to monitor performance, develop business intelligence, generate insights and delivery the change required to fulfil the ambitions of our Corporate Plan .
This is an exciting role to provide the team with strategic direction and ensure that it becomes a valued resource to the whole organisation. You will be adept at deploying data and analysing performance with a strong understanding of change management techniques. You do not need to be an expert, the managers and the units they manage will provide the technical expertise. Most of all you will be able to identify the key questions that Council needs answering through internal and external data ensuring good analysis is completed to inform programmes run in your team and across the organisation.
You must be curious and adept at developing curiosity across your team. Working across the organisation you will develop an understanding of the value of data insights, excellent performance management and business intelligence and how change management can bring about effective and rapid improvements.
You will provide overall management and direction to this team (20-22 staff) including apprentices. You will be expected to develop the teams to be effective, imaginative and focused on Corporate Plan priorities.
This role will be reporting to the OD Policy and Change.
The successful candidate will be invited to join interview panels for recruitment to the team.
Interviews will take place W/C 19th December 2022.
To apply for this role, please visit www.redbridge.gov.uk/jobs
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.
Please note: This post is politically restricted.