The University of Cambridge is one of the world's leading universities, with an outstanding reputation for academic excellence and achievement. Its success is built on a long history of research and teaching of the highest quality within its distinctive collegiate structure. The University naturally has accumulated considerable computing power, systems and applications over time and is in a state of constant evolution and investment.
Following the merger of the former principal computing supply entities in the University under a new strategic governance framework, a new Director of Information Services is required.
The role requires a commercially astute individual with significant experience of information technology provision at the highest level in a complex and diverse organisation delivering excellent customer service and value for money. The role-holder will be a confident and articulate communicator and will possess a highly collaborative and inspirational leadership style with a track record of managing and developing large, multi-disciplinary teams as well as building partnerships with external partners. The postholder's ability to deal proactively with diverse stakeholder communities will be key to success.
Part-time applications are welcome.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a security check and a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check.
To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
Informal enquiries about the post may be directed to:
Steph Lott HR Business Manager
Tel: 01223 765933
Please quote reference VC14275 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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