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Head of School IT and Digital Transformation

Applications are invited for the post of Head of School IT and Digital Transformation, a role based in University Information Services but serving the School of Arts and Humanities, and the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

The post-holder will be responsible for the Schools' IT services and for their successful delivery. In partnership with the leadership of each School and UIS Directorate, the post-holder will be responsible for defining vision and strategy with an agenda of greater collaboration and service improvement. The post-holder will work across the Schools and with the UIS to implement the strategy alongside staff in the Schools' constituent faculties and departments, upgrading facilities as resources allow. Responsible to the Deputy Director UIS with a dotted reporting line to both School Secretaries.

Please download the Further particulars for more detailed information about the role.

To perform this role effectively you will have experience in a senior role in the management and planning of IT and project management. You will have technical expertise and will understand scientific research, as well as business needs. You will be well organised, have excellent interpersonal skills and will remain calm under pressure.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

We particularly welcome applications from women and candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our department.

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Please upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

For any queries regarding this position, please contact Richard Hey via email

Please quote reference VC31044 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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