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Chief Digital Information Officer

Contract Type
Defence & Security
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HQ Defence Medical Services is driving significant organisational, people, process and technology change in order to continue its evolution towards becoming Defence’s Occupational Healthcare delivery organisation for the Information Age.

Job Description

Significant improvements in digital enablement, business intelligence, clinical informatics, knowledge and information management maturity are being pursued in order to allow the organisation to become a truly patient focussed, digital and data driven organisation.

HQ Defence Medical Services is evolving in order to enhance both our digital capabilities and those of our corporate communication team. The new Chief Digital Information Officer post will not only be critical to our digital transformation, but also more widely across Defence Medical Services and the HQ Defence Medical Services Portfolio, within which all our major programmes have key digital dependencies.

Job description

Being directly accountable to the Director General (DG), you will have Information functional authority over all HQ Defence Medical Services pillars and programmes (including Principals and SROs). You will be a member of the HQ Defence Medical Services Executive Committee and Senior Leadership Team and will therefore participate fully in high level HQ Defence Medical Services management initiatives and by doing so, will be pivotal in shaping and improving the organisation’s clinical, strategic and operational performance.

You will drive the leadership and management of Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) development to support the safe and efficient design, implementation and use of informatics solutions to deliver improvements in the quality of delivery and outcomes of care and associated enabling functions.

As CDIO, you will own the HQ Defence Medical Services Digital and Information Strategy (including the Digital Healthcare Strategy) and will be responsible and accountable for executing associated plans, ensuring coherence with wider Government, Defence, Defence Medical Services and HQ Defence Medical Services Strategies; clinical needs and assurance structures.