IT Business Partner

University of Exeter - Exeter IT

IT Business Partner

The University of Exeter is one of the UK's most prestigious universities and among the top 1% in the world and Exeter IT is a key enabler for this vision and key to delivering the University’s Values and its world class reputation and supports the growing ambitions for education, research and professional services. What makes Exeter IT different? Its defining characteristics: strong leadership, active collaboration, forward thinking, and delivering at pace, and exploiting the opportunities from changing technology to enable the University to thrive in an increasingly digital environment.

As an IT Business Partner you will;

Build trust with Colleges and Professional Services and promote the value of IT services, investments and capabilities. It will be an advocate on behalf of the Colleges and Professional Services, understanding and challenging their strategies and plans, and ensuring IT services meets their needs.

You will be able to demonstrate;

  • Recent experience of delivering IT changes and services in a commercial environment, demonstrating business acumen, balancing financial, quality, people and customer expectations.
  • Experience of developing influential relationships with external partners and suppliers.
  • Knowledge of the full Experience of the full project life cycle.
  • Experience of monitoring technology performance and driving continual service improvement. 

Full details of the Job Description and Person Specification can be found here.

This new leadership role will be core to implementing new services and ways of working within the IT department and across the institution. The successful applicant will bring a proven track record in leading and influencing change within a large, complex and agile environment, with the ability to contribute positively to organisational development at a strategic level.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to make a significant difference to the University and its strategic plans on one of the most beautiful and botanically interesting campuses of any UK University.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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