Head of Digital Technology

I.T - Jersey - Full Time

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About Jersey Electricity

Jersey Electricity is the Island's leading provider of low carbon energy. We are experts in power engineering and are integrated across all activities in the energy delivery chain.

We care for our customers, the environment and the community and we support our staff in training and career development.

Ours is a dynamic, challenging industry offering interesting and rewarding career opportunities across varied disciplines and business areas.
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Head of Digital Technology

I.T - Jersey - Full Time

Application Deadline

January 18th 2019



Contract Type

Full Time



Reporting To

Chief Executive Officer
Do you have an interest in all things technology? Are you passionate about digital? We are looking for an industry professional to strengthen our team. Joining our Senior Leadership Team you will lead, develop and grow the technology aspects of Jersey Electricity's IT initiatives.

In this newly crafted role you will report directly to the Chief Executive and will be responsible for the creation and implementation of our technology vision. You will provide leadership in the development and delivery of our digital and technology strategies, ensuring technology is used efficiently, profitably and securely internally and with our customers. 

Key Responsibilities

  • You will provide excellent leadership for the IT and Jendev teams, including delivery of the Jendev business plan, aligning digital objectives and programmes to business wide objectives and strategies.
  • You will discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage, co-ordinating IT/ Digital across the business through the implementation of appropriate plans and strategies. 
  • You will act as the internal consultant to the business to ensure optimum digital pathways are chosen and implemented, defining and maintain IT standards and technologies.
  • You will establish strategic service provider relationships maximising a mix of in-house versus outsourced services.
  • You will establish clear methodologies for the assessment and implementation of IT/Digital projects and interventions. 
  • You will co-ordinate overall non-operational technology budget and co-ordinate security and compliance for JE including GDPR.
  • With the team you will ensure appropriate levels of IT governance are maintained, ensuring appropriate IT service levels to internal customers. 

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
  • A background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
  • Deep understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • A strategic and business mind-set
  • Proven organisational and leadership skills
  • Superb communication and social abilities
  • Demonstrable experience in a CIO or similar senior leadership role
  • BSc/BA in computer science, engineering
  • MSc/MA/MBA 


Jersey Electricity provides outstanding benefits, starting with private medical insurance, discounted electricity rates and discount within our Powerhouse shop. We offer competitive salaries combined with an attractive pension. We are family-friendly and strive to give you everything you need to both love your job and do great work.

We would also look to offer an attractive relocation package for the right person who would be relocating to Jersey

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.