PEALS Information Services Manager
PO41-44 26,781 - 28,839
(18 months initial appointment, to March 2002)
Ref: LS. 146
A major programme has now been created in Walsall to enable the Council and
partners realise the Governments vision for modernising public sector
services in the Borough.
We are looking to appoint to a newly established post of Information
Services Manager who will be at the heart of this programme, responsible for
the creative application and use of electronic information resources to
support delivery of joined up services to local people. This includes direct
responsibility for the management, co-ordination and oversight of all
information resources produced by the Council and partners, within a
programme that is nationally recognised as being at the cutting edge of
We are looking for a highly dedicated, self-motivated individual with an
information management background who has the capacity and capability to
undertake this role.
You will have a good knowledge and understanding of the Governments agenda
for modernising the public sector. Knowledge and experience of website
development is also expected but it will also be important to demonstrate
knowledge of information management principles, techniques and standards.
You will also be a creative thinker with a keen interest in the electronic
use of information, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
and flexible in managing your workload to meet a variety of tight deadlines.
You will also be comfortable working within a small team that will have a
high profile liaising with the Council and partner agencies.
If you feel you have the right mix of skills and abilities to meet this
challenge we would like to hear from you. Although the appointment is
initially for 18 months, this post is regarded as strategically important by
the Walsall ICT Partnership and additional funding to extend the contract
beyond the initial funding period is already being actively sought.
For an application pack and further details please contact:
Personnel Services Unit,
Tel: (01922) 652064
Answer Machine (01922) 653504 after 5.15pm
Minicom (01922) 653531
Closing Date: 20th September 2000
Posted on behalf of Walsall Library & Information Services
University of Bath
Bath BA2 7AY
Phone +44 (0)1225 826250
Fax: +44 (0)1225 826838
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