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Senior Management Information Officer

Role Responsibility

An exciting development opportunity for a Senior Management Information Officer has arisen with the Management Information & Intelligence (MII) team within the Children, Young People and Education (CYPE) Directorate. You will provide an operational overview of the team’s functions, performance, and development to ensure the team contributes to improved outcomes for Kent’s children, young people and their families. You will be responsible for line managing and providing professional support to the Wider Early Help team within MII to ensure the achievement of targets and the provision of a high-quality service.

You will be responsible for the statutory returns for Youth Justice and Youth Participation (including those not in employment education or training) as well as reporting on the activity of children’s centres and youth hubs.

We are looking for an experienced manager who can demonstrate:

  • effective motivational leadership and vision to analytical staff including a positive attitude to change in order to maintain and develop performance frameworks in a constantly changing environment;
  • excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise work streams and delegate tasks effectively within a team to achieve objectives;
  • enhanced communication skills with the ability to clearly and concisely present data and information;
  • the ability to understand complex issues, explain them to staff, peers and senior managers and put in place plans to deliver against these issues and,
  • strong analytical skills, ideally with experience of producing and analysing local authority data, and skilled at producing, analysing and summarising large and complex datasets from a range of sources.

You will be expected to work with a high degree of autonomy, have a proactive approach and engage with stakeholders from across the Council and partner organisations. 

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. 

Interviews will take place on Friday 21st October 2022

Contact Details

For further information on this opportunity, please contact Wendy Murray on 03000 419417 or email wendy.murray@kent.gov.uk

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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