Contract for IS Activity Manager / Strategy Planner

Contract for IS Activity Manager / Strategy Planner

Our client is currently recruiting for an IS Activity Manager for a 2 month+ contract.

Reference number: CIPHERP00005

Deadline date: 10/04/2012

Contract value: £6,000 – £15,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Capita Resourcing


Description of the contract

Background Our client is currently recruiting for an IS Activity Manager for a 2 month+ contract. Support is required to assist the Head of IS during a particularly heavy work period where annual IS plans need refining, they need to be integrated with the ICT strategy and costed despite significant unknowns existing in technological requirements and location. Other activity during the same period includes agreeing the detail and commercials for additional IS support during Olympic Games Time, preparing the In-House team for Games Time activity, extending storage (probably moving data centres) and potentially preparing for an Office relocation. Main Duties/ Responsibilities Existing plans need to be refined and where necessary revised to allow for options to be identified and more fully evaluated in what is currently an uncertain landscape. The role is to: Refine, revise and represent IS annual plans setting them in the strategic context of the next 3 years. • Developing options within the plan, that accommodate the uncertainties, and facillitate decision making by Senior Managers • Populate documents and plans for the implementation of an ICT Strategy. Ensuring consistency and facilitating sign off as appropriate. • Establish likely costs and were appropriate identifying significant milestones. Outputs/ Deliverables to be achieved Develop a more efficient mechanism for managing and reporting progress against these plans to allow: • Targeted intervention by the Head of IS during the coming year • Reporting to Coproate Committee and Director Finance • The role requires the swift assimilation of information and clear presentation of ideas and options. Skills/ Experience Required You will need to have experience in business planning however this is not a project planner position. Knowledge of Information Services/ICT is desirable but not essential.




Classification of the contract

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Estimated length of contract: 2 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Sarah Prodywus

Address , SL6 1DP

Is outside UK No


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