Head of Digitization and Development, Region Norrbotten, Luleå
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position IT strategist
Work model On location
Application due date 5 July 2024
Are you the one?

Region Norrbotten is a dynamic and innovative workplace that constantly strives to improve and develop healthcare and other important social functions for the residents of Norrbotten. We are committed to using modern technology and digital solutions to achieve our strategic goals and ensure a sustainable future.

In the IT/MT department, we have a close collaboration with other departments around the organization where we work together towards our common mission - to enable the development to create the best health and care of the future.

We are looking for
Are you a person who is passionate about innovation, creativity and technical expertise? Do you want to occupy a central position in an organization that is at the forefront of digital transformation? Then we have the role for you when we are now looking for a head of Development and Digitalization (CDO) who will play a key role here at Region Norrbotten!

For the role, we see that you have the following qualifications:
- Relevant academic education in IT, technology, business development or equivalent acquired experience that Region Norrbotten deems equivalent
- Experience in leading and motivating teams in a complex organization
- Experience in change management and driving innovation processes
- Has 5 years of leadership or managerial experience in business development, change management, digitization or IT development

It is meritorious if:
- Has previously worked in a role with a clear business focus
- Has previously worked with analyzing complex problems linked to development and digitization
- Has previously worked with building strong relationships with various stakeholders (Stakeholder management)

You get to work with this
As head of development and digitization, you will be responsible for driving digital development forward and leading our teams consisting of IT/MT strategists, project managers, developers and model owners. In close collaboration with the business, you will ensure that our digital initiatives are in line and in step with the region's overall strategic goals. Here you get the opportunity to work in an environment that is constantly developing and where your efforts will have a direct impact on our future and the everyday lives of our citizens. You will be part of a team that values ​​innovation, creativity and technical expertise. You report directly to the IT/MT director and work closely with the regional management.

As a manager in development and digitization, you will work with:
- Lead and develop our teams within digitization and IT/MT strategy
- Responsible for formulating and implementing digital strategies that support the region's overall goals
- Coordinate and drive digital development portfolios, development advice, and projects from idea to implementation
- Lead a dedicated team of around 20 highly qualified IT strategists, project managers and model owners who are passionate about digitization and technical development
- Collaborate with different business areas to identify, plan and realize digital opportunities
- Ensure that digital solutions and systems are secure, sustainable and usable
- Measure and analyze performance of digital initiatives and adjust strategies as needed
- Follow up and present the progress and results of the project portfolios to the regional management

Here at Region Norrbotten, we offer you as a manager and leader a challenging job in a dynamic work environment. An environment where we work for diversity and equality. Through continuous skills development, professional networks and other tools, you should be able to feel secure and development opportunities in your assignment.

This is what we offer you
- A key role in a forward-looking and dynamic organization
- The opportunity to influence and shape the region's digital future
- A committed and competent team that is passionate about digitization and development
- Possibility of remote work based on what the business allows
- Development and career opportunities where you get to be part of creating the health and care of the future
- Health-promoting workplaces with access to wellness activities and wellness grants
- Link to our benefits: https://www.norrbotten.se/sv/jobba-hos-oss/anstallningsvillor-och-utveckling/

Information about the service
We offer permanent employment in your basic profession with a time-limited managerial appointment of three years. The position is full-time and located in Luleå. Working hours are during the day, Monday - Friday. Access by agreement. Selection and interviews take place continuously and the position can be filled before the application deadline.

In order to be considered for the recruitment process, you need to attach a diploma or equivalent grade.

Region Norrbotten applies individual wage setting according to collective agreements.

We work to have employees with knowledge of Sweden's minority languages ​​and therefore value your knowledge of Sami, Meänkieli, Finnish, Romani Chib and Yiddish. We work actively for an even gender distribution and see diversity as a strength. We welcome employees with different backgrounds and work to ensure that our workplace is accessible to everyone.

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About the employer
Region Norrbotten is one of the county’s biggest employers, with around 6,500 staff. Health care and dental care form the bulk of our operations, but we also work with regional development and culture. You’ll find our hospitals, health centres and clinics from the beaches of the coast to the tops of our mountains.