Department Manager

King's College London - Informatics

The salary will be paid at Grade 7, £41,212 - £49,149 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Department Manager for the Department of Informatics at King's College London, one of the world's top 20 universities. The Department of Informatics is located on the Strand Campus in the heart of central London. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a large and diverse department. There are currently around 60 academic staff, over a thousand undergraduate students, 270 MSc students and 160 PhD students.

The post holder will lead and manage the professional services team and ensure that the department delivers services smoothly and to high standards. They will work closely with academic and professional services staff in a considerate way, building good working relationships and contributing effectively to the work and the development of the department.       

We are looking for candidates with excellent staff management and leadership skills. You should have strong communication and relationship-building skills and work well with different personalities. Significant experience of managing a busy and varied workload and delivering to tight deadlines is essential and you must have the ability to work under pressure and adapt to change.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing: 30 October 2017

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Tim Roca (

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 23 October 2017

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