My Client is one of the West of London Borough Councils. They are looking for an addition to the team to assist them with a project.
Your main purpose is to provide the IT and design skills needed to design, support and develop front end applications for the Council to meet service and engagement requirements. The areas covered are Web / GIS, internet and intranet applications.
The internet provides a key channel for citizens to carry out business with the council. It is
imperative that the systems, which support this process, are reliable, visually attractive and are at the highest levels of user ability for all our residents.
They will look to you to take the lead in designing and developing front end Web and Mobile applications and to provide expert advice and guidance to the business in all matters related to the Web and Mobile.
Provide expertise in utilising social media technologies to help departments reach out to customers
Provide expertise in the development of blogging and microsite development within the council
Take the lead in front end web design and become the expert in this area from which other council services can call upon
Provide expertise in linking up web development alongside GIS components like Google Maps, Bing or any in-house developments.
Take the lead in resolving support issues and provide technical guidance to other team members.
Take the lead in ensuring that all changes and developments are thoroughly tested and documented according to standards. Ensure that all testing documentation is complete.
Take the lead in defining technical solutions and standards, referencing external sources as required.
Organise the provision of estimates of effort for project managers and manage application projects as required.
Take responsibility for the technical development and training requirements for more junior members of the team.
Device processes which will monitor web site availability and take a lead in ensuring that service levels are met.
Ensure that new technical skills required by the team are highlighted and raised with the Web/GIS Team Leader.
Develop new business processes by analysing business requirements and deliver solutions using Web or Mobile development tools.
Provide assistance to our IT department regarding all web server architecture requests or issues.
Demonstrate high levels of communications skills, being able to explain complex situations to people without high levels of technology skills
A proven track record of successful deployment of web sites
To undertake other duties and tasks, largely of a technical nature, within the Directorate, particularly relating to web/GIS matters
The rate is for PAYE, we are able to accommodate Limited Contractors.