Principal ICT Officer

Job reference: REQ000320

Date posted: 18/11/2021

Application closing date: 09/01/2022

Location Based at Saffron Walden, currently working from home

Salary: Grade 10 £43,857 rising to £46,845

Package  37 hours permanent position. Based at Saffron Walden, currently working from home


We are looking for a self-motivated and experienced Principal ICT Officer. Local Government service delivery is a fast changing environment and this is an exciting opportunity to join us and be at the heart of this change as we continue our delivery of public services.

The main duties

To be successful in this role you must possess substantial experience in a computing environment working with ITIL and a certified Project Qualification such as Agile or Prince2. You should also have strong ICT technical and analytical skills which must include practical experience of maintaining and querying SQL databases. You will also be required to deputise for the ICT Service Delivery Manager.

The benefits

 Benefit package for this post includes:

  • hybrid working
  • paid holidays
  • contributory Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • flexitime
  • volunteering opportunities
  • Vine extras - employee discount scheme


For an informal discussion please contact Alan Mose on 01799 510520.

Closing date for completed applications is 9 January 2022.

Virtual interviews will be held week commencing 10 January 2022.

Please note that currently, staff who are able to, are temporarily working from home due to Covid-19. However, there may be certain tasks/situations which will require you to work in the office as and when necessary. These arrangements will be reviewed when Government advice changes and/or the Council agrees new way of working. Your working arrangements will be as directed by your line manager.

CVs will not be accepted.

We positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.


If you are interested in this position, please apply via our online recruitment portal.

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