Greater London

Circa £85,000 inclusive of London Weighting allowance.


About the organisation

We help members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families all year round. We also campaign to improve their... Read more

Job Description

Job title: Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Region: London

Directorate: Information Management & Technology (IM&T)

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: Circa £85,000 inclusive of London Weighting allowance. 

About The Royal British Legion

The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.

Our Values and Behaviours

Does the following describe you?

  • A desire to provide a great customer service and support

  • Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others

  • Passionate about supporting those within the charity sector or those within the Armed Forces community

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

If so then we would like to hear from you ….

The Role

The Royal British Legion’s Information Management and Technology Directorate (IM&T) is going through an ambitious period of transformation to ensure the delivery of technology solutions and services to 1,600 staff at more than 50 locations nationally.

The Chief Information Officer will play a pivotal role in leading and developing that delivery of the Legion’s strategy within IM&T and deliver technology solutions throughout the organisation ensuring all solutions have adequate support and business continuity plans in place.

Managing a team of 5 department Heads and reporting to the Director of Finance, the CIO will display strong leadership and coaching skills to ensure TRBL is best placed to ensure the delivery of an effective IT strategy.

To succeed in this role, we are looking for a functional and experienced leader who can motivate a team of people.  You will be respected for your results, expertise and commitment as well as having a strong track record of developing high-performing teams.

Whether from the private, public or charity sector, you will bring first-class improvements and delivery credentials either as a previously established CIO, deputy or leader of an IT function.

How to Apply

Please apply clicking ‘Apply Online’.

Closing date for this role is 30th December 2018.

NB: We will be shortlisting and interviewing during the advertising period therefore the positions may be recruited prior to the closing date.  We advise candidates to apply as soon as possible.

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