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Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils
Place of work:
Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority, Felixstowe
Salary details:
£39,961 - £43,757 pa
Job term:
Full Time
37 per week
Closing Date
02 January 2019 09:00 AM
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Based at the Port of Felixstowe.

On 1 April 2019, we will become East Suffolk Council – a new ‘super district’ authority, replacing Suffolk Coastal and Waveney. It will be the largest district council in the country, providing high quality services to a quarter of a million people across east Suffolk. Our councils are an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to those who need them most.

Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority (SCPHA) is at the frontline of food safety, animal and public health control not only for the UK but also for the European Union. We are keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours who can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do.

Our values are:

  • Professionalism – demonstrate a “can-do” attitude whilst acting with integrity and dignity
  • Equality – people are different be considerate of their needs and points of view
  • Respect – treating others as we want to be treated ourselves
  • Teamwork ­– working together for the benefit of team Port Health
  • Trust – develop confidence in team Port Health.

Do you share these values? If so, read on…

As ICT Team Leader, your role will be to manage, support and develop the Port Health ICT Team, ensuring the team have the appropriate technical skills and resources. You will plan and manage the SCPHA ICT work programme as well as develop and implement a Port Health ICT Programme which supports delivery of strategic objectives through technical improvements and service transformation.

To become part of our dedicated Port Health ICT Team, you will need to be professional in approach and have a track record in managing and leading technical teams, ideally in the development of applications and delivery of ICT operation services. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the technical ability to plan, deliver and document all aspects of ICT activities and developments. You will have experience of directing, managing and motivating a team to produce positive results.

We are looking for someone with a Degree level education, preferably in an IT related area and experience of working with ITIL / Project Management and object orientated programming language (ideally C#, Javascript, HTML).

In return, we can offer great opportunities for training and development. We want you to stay with us for the long-term, so we will give you all the support we can to build a great career with our organisation. There is also a superb benefits package including flexible working options and purpose built brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

Please read the job description and person specification on the right of the page before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Bradley Borley, Business Support Manager on (01394) 613330.

Interview date: w/c 14 January 2019.