Senior Digital Transformation Manager

North London Waste Authority

London
£60,913 - £74,447 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.nlwa.gov.uk

Sectors: environmental management, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 21st August 2022   1 day left


Senior Digital Transformation Manager

Salary: £60,913 - £74,447Job Grade: Level 6 Zone 1

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

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 21st August 2022, 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

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.

About NLWA

North London Waste Authority serves 2 million residents in the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest. We manage about a quarter of all the rubbish and recycling in London and run programmes to help residents and businesses reduce their waste and recycle more.

Our mission is to preserve resources and the environment for future generations and make sure that waste is disposed of in an environmentally responsible way.

North London Heat and Power Project is the Authority’s £1.2 billion project to provide new infrastructure on the Edmonton EcoPark, including a new Energy Recovery Facility. The project will ensure environmentally sound waste management for the forseeable future in north London. Our vision is to create a waste management facility in which local communities can take pride, that demonstrated value and is a model for public sector project delivery.

The Authority’s website is available here, and we have a specific website for the North London Heat and Power Project.

Working for NLWA

The post-holder will work for NLWA and be based at NLWA’s office in Tottenham Hale but be employed by London Borough of Camden through whom NLWA staff are employed. The North London Heat and Power Project is located at Edmonton EcoPark.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click here to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click here

If you would like to have a further discussion about the role, please contact: [email protected] 

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact Bernadette Daley – [email protected]


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