Jobs update: HMRC seeks £100k messaging chief and Insolvency Service hunts architecture and solutions lead

Written by Sam Trendall on 8 August 2017 in News

Home Office also recruiting three senior posts

An array of high-level central government digital jobs are up for grabs, with HM Revenue and Customs offering a salary of up to £100,000 for someone to run its messaging operations while the Insolvency Service is seeking a new head of enterprise architecture and solutions. 

The biggest new role on the market is a post as deputy director – messaging at HMRC. The job, which comes with an annual pay packet of as much as £100,000, will require the successful candidate to “provide strategic and technology leadership in the delivery and management of HMRC’s messaging and integration services”, the department said. 

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The messaging chief will form part of HMRC’s senior management team, and will report into the director of development, testing, and operations. The post will be based in either Southend or Telford.

Elsewhere, the Insolvency Service is offering a salary of between £64,699 and £77,517 for a post as head of enterprise architecture solutions. The job, which will be based in Birmingham for a minimum of two days a week, will see the successful candidate helping the service to make a success of “a determined process of transformation”.

“We are embracing the government digital agenda and are developing technology enables business solution with innovation and user experience at the heart of design principles,” the Insolvency Service said.

The Home Office, meanwhile, is looking to fill three middle-management roles: lead software asset manager; end-user services lead; and head of service desk. The former two posts will be based in Croydon, while the latter will be in either Croydon or Manchester. All three are offering annual pay of up to £62,239.

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