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BEIS seeks head of knowledge and information management

Matteo Natalucci Published 02 January 2018

£90k role will be responsible for building and delivering knowledge and information management strategy, policy and processes across BEIS


Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced it is seeking to recruit a head of knowledge and information management (KIM) to transform the way in which the department’s data, knowledge and information is used to underpin policy-making and efficient ways of working.

The new role will be responsible for building and delivering the knowledge and information management strategy, policy, protocols, processes and practices to ensure data is collected and stored consistently, used by policy teams and service providers effectively and shared widely for the benefit of the economy.

Tim Lai, BEIS’ Operations Director and Acting Digital, Data & Technology Director, said “the Head of Knowledge and Information Management will drive an ambitious, high-profile and complex change agenda in an essential part of the business to create a powerful KIM capability that supports the Department’s policy development programme agenda and enables innovative business”.

The role will also ensure the appropriate technologies and processes are employed efficiently to capture, retrieve and share corporate knowledge and information.

Successful candidates will need to prove experience of leading change in a rapidly evolving environment and of directing projects and programmes from a sound basis of understanding for digital KIM technologies and how to optimise their employment.

Applications close on February 5, with Interviews expected to take place during week commencing on March 5.

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