Head of Design (Enterprise Design/Architect)* Job, London

*Head of Design (Enterprise Design/Architect)* Amazing opportunity has opened up as our global Engineering client is currently on the look out for a Head of Design within the Transforming Forensics Programme. Fantastic room for progression!

Head of Design (Enterprise Design/Architect) – Permanent – London – Salary Up to £90k +Generous Benefits.

*Candidates must have Full UK SC Clearance or be eligible to undergo SC*

*Head of Design” Opportunity! Amazing opportunity has opened up as our global Engineering client is currently on the look out for a Head of Design within the Transforming Forensics Programme. Fantastic room for progression!

Transforming Forensics (TF) is a national programme delivering new capabilities into policing to enable forensic service delivery of a fully integrated forensic service that will better support policing and the wider criminal justice system, and adapt more readily to future needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with the Police stakeholder community to understand individual forces needs and build consensus on the design;
  • Managing and leading the design team
  • Shape the delivery of design in this technology enabled forensics change programme
  • Manage the delivery of design-related activities across the programme
  • Building and maintaining an enterprise architecture for UK Forensics that supports agile and evergreen delivery
  • Developing and deploying appropriate design solutions
  • Transferring knowledge to the Forensics Capability Network (FCN), UK Policing, as represented by force / agency stakeholders and commanders, and the Home Office
  • Facilitating multi-force and agency design activities, with an approach and style that is supported by UK Policing, its policies, procedures, stakeholders and commanders

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience of leading the delivery of enterprise and system design activities, within a complex stakeholder environment with both local and national political implications
  • Demonstrable experience of leading the delivery of enterprise and system design activities across all layers of the OSI 7 layer model with delivery to a nationally distributed, secure community.
  • Demonstrable technical and management expertise, including waterfall, agile and hybrid methodologies, to deliver within challenging timescales.
  • Degree level qualification, or equivalent experience, in Communications and Information’s System, or related discipline.
  • Proven technical/management expertise, including waterfall (PRINCE2 or equivalent) and agile methodologies (SAFe or equivalent), delivering within challenging timescales whilst managing national stakeholders from the majority, if not all, UK Police Forces and Agencies.
  • Enterprise architecture design qualifications, such as TOGAF or equivalent.
  • Project Management qualifications such as PRINCE 2 or equivalent
  • Agile Delivery qualifications such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or equivalent

*Candidates must have Full UK SC Clearance or be eligible to undergo SC*

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