The Local Government sector in Ireland is made up of 31 Local Authorities and 3 Regional Assemblies. Local Authorities are the closest and most accessible form of Government to citizens. They have responsibility for the delivery of a wide range of services in their local area with a focus on making cities, towns and the countryside areas attractive places to live, work and invest.
An opportunity now exists in Westmeath County Council for the position of Head of Information Systems.
Working closely with the Chief Executive, Directors and Senior Management teams, the Head of Information Systems is a senior position within the Information Communications Technology (ICT) function of the Local Authority. The successful candidate will lead a department which is responsible for the planning, development, control, and maintenance of ICT. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to implement and develop the ICT strategy/vision to support the overall Corporate Plan of the Council and ensure best practice standards and codes of practice and will have an important role in the management of staff within the department and will be expected to advise the Senior Management Team on all ICT issues.
A full list of the essential requirements for this position is available in the Candidate Information Booklet.
The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.
Visit www.publicjobs.ie to apply.
Further information is available in the Candidate Information Booklet available on the www.publicjobs.ie website.
The recruitment campaign for this role is managed by the Public Appointments Service.