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Head of Strategy and Architecture

Contract Type
Public Sector
London or Bristol
£64 - £71k (outside London) and £68 - £75k (in London)
Expiry Date
Be part of a “Brilliant Civil Service”. This position offers a chance to play a key role in Government’s Digital by Default transformation

Job Description

This is an exciting role playing a key role in embedding change; providing leadership; and ensuring consistency and continuing good practice in information & records management and security across CSHR.

As Head of Technology Strategy and Architecture, you will ensure we’re making the correct technology decisions and set architectural direction for central CSHR services. 

You will play a key role in CSHR’s transformation and ensure that we provide robust, scalable, open and secure solutions that continuously improve the employee experience. You will ensure that our technology meets business and user needs and is flexible and robust enough to evolve as needs change. You will enable us to make the transition from delivering applications to delivering services and ensure that business value is the prime concept in our strategy and architecture.


The role will require significant experience in all aspects of architecture, including business capability, business information, solutions and technical architectures, gained through hands-on involvement in developing real-world digital services. You will also have the ability to set the digital and transformation strategy for CSHR, leading organisation-level decisions on how we improve our services and the employee experience. You will be comfortable leading the definition and implementation of the roadmap for our overall architecture as well as acting as technical lead for each team’s specific projects.