Deputy Director of Solution Engineering

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for you to lead and manage all aspects of HM Land Registry’s technology solution engineering, including the strategic direction and performance of the engineering group. Reporting to the Director of DDaT, you will be a key part of the Senior Leadership Team and actively participate in the formulation and execution of the DDaT strategy and business plan.

You will manage and lead the development of all practices within the Engineering group, circa 350 people, across the department and ensuring that all solutions adhere to the technology strategy of the organisation. You will evolve HMLR’s approach to agile delivery, recognising historical approaches and cultural factors and the need to work alongside more traditional programme and portfolio methods for delivering change.
Please see the candidate pack for more information

You will have an extensive breadth and depth of digital solution engineering built through a wide variety of roles. You will be able to evidence your technical background with outstanding system design skills as well as proven experience of agile delivery methods / SCRUM, including DevOps and their application alongside traditional programme / portfolio management. You can demonstrate experience with at least one major cloud computing platform (AWS / GCP / Azure).

HM Land Registry offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

HM Land Registry is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated

We’re committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve.

Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan. Our current focus is to encourage people from under-represented groups into management and leadership roles, especially people with disabilities, women and ethnic minority colleagues.

This role has a minimum assignment duration of 3 years. An assignment duration is the period of time a Senior Civil Servant is expected to remain in the same post to enable them to deliver on the agreed key business outcomes. The assignment duration also supports your career through building your depth of expertise.

As part of accepting this role you will be agreeing to the expected assignment duration set out above. This will not result in a contractual change to your terms and conditions. Please note this is an expectation only, it is not something which is written into your terms and conditions or indeed which the employing organisation or you are bound by. It will depend on your personal circumstances at a particular time and business needs, for example, would not preclude any absence like family friendly leave. It is nonetheless an important expectation, which is why we ask you to confirm you agree to the assignment duration set out above.

HMLR are working with our recruitment partner, Electus who will be happy to receive your CV and tell you more about the opportunity. Please email it to Andrew Little - andrew@electusrecruitment.co.uk. Throughout this process we will test you on your Technical Skills, Experience and Strengths. Please see the attached candidate pack for more information about the job role and the selection process.

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