IT Systems Manager

University of London - The Careers Group

The Careers Group, University of London is looking for an enthusiastic and solutions-focused IT Manager to manage our IT systems portfolio across our member careers services throughout London. 

The Careers Group

The Careers Group (TCG) is a membership organisation for fifteen university careers services and a department of the federal University of London. Our member careers services utilise various IT systems to deliver services to students, graduates and employers, as well as to collaborate on projects across the Group. We are looking for someone who can ensure that we get maximum benefit from our collectively procured systems across the member careers services through working with local and central teams; and manage all aspects of our collaborative approach to IT systems. 

The Role

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in building positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and end users within higher education; using your knowledge of IT systems to bring direct benefit to a highly innovative group of career services. You will work closely with colleagues within the University’s ICT and procurement teams, with internal and external suppliers and with colleagues in our member institutions. The role is based in at Senate House, University of London, but the role-holder will be expected to spend up to two days per week in one or more of our member institutions across London. 

To be successful in this role you will:

• Have experience of supporting corporate systems, databases or web technologies, working at both strategic and operational levels
• Have experience of managing IT projects involving liaison with both end users and IT specialists and suppliers 
• Have a strong grasp of issues relating to IT security, accessibility and hosting 
• Have good analytical and evaluation skills and strong planning skills 
• Have a strong customer focus, a can do attitude 
• Excellent interpersonal skills to work with a range of stakeholders   

For a full Person Specification please refer to the Job Description below.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please complete online application form (by clicking ‘apply now’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on Sunday, 25th March 2018.

Interviews will be held week commencing 15 April 2018.

Pursuing equal opportunities and excellence in education.

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