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Chief Digital Information Officer

REF: IRC260250

DEPARTMENT: Department of Health (DOH)

SALARY: £92,413 to £105,447 (under review)

LOCATION: Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast

The Department of Health is seeking to recruit a senior professional for an exciting opportunity at Deputy Secretary (Grade 3) level. The CDIO is accountable for all aspects of management, governance and exploitation for digital technologies and information collected to enhance services for staff, patients and other service users. The post holder will manage the transition of the eHealth function from the Health and Social Care Board to the Department of Health and integrate and resource it appropriately with the information/data and analytics functions.

Further appointments may be made from this competition should this position become vacant, within the lifetime of this competition, which is one year. Secondment from a current employer will be considered.

For more detailed information, including the duties and responsibilities of the post and the criteria to be used during the recruitment and selection process, please click on the Candidate Information Booklet link below.

In order to apply for this position, please click on the "Apply for this job online" link below to register to this vacancy and to submit an online application.

Completed application forms must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 5th March 2021.

As females are currently known to be under represented at this grade in the NICS, and as young people (people under the age of 35), people with a disability and people from minority ethnic communities are currently under represented in NICS, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.

The Northern Ireland Civil Service is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

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