Back to search results

IS Specialist (Business Intelligence Data Designer / Developer)

Durham University - IT

Location: Durham
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st February 2020
Closes: 20th April 2020
Job Ref: 20000076

The Department and role purpose

The Computing and Information Services Department (CIS) has an annual operational budget in the order of £10m, multi-million pound programmes of change within year, and approximately 140 staff who are predominately based at the Durham University campus. The Senior Leadership Team report directly to the Chief Information Officer with the following portfolios: Strategy and Change; Operations; and Information Systems. CIS provides academic, teaching and administrative services across the organisation that underpin the day-to-day activities of the whole organisation.

Role responsibilities:

  • Work directly with colleagues in other University departments to understand and refine information and reporting requirements
  • Translate user requirements provided by business users, business analysts, subject matter experts and working groups into technical designs and documentation.
  • Provide management for the delivery of high-quality estates and infrastructure support services across the University.
  • Promote and foster positive and highly collaborative approaches to problem solving and project implementation, helping to motivate, mentor and coach project team members.
  • Act as a point of contact for service colleagues and stakeholders to interpret and resolve complex infrastructure, architecture and technical problems.
  • Make decisions about the nature and level of problem solving, physical and analytical tools, techniques and protocols to deliver project and service objectives, providing advice and making recommendations for resolution as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with other specialists within the Service and across the University, regarding the use of modelling and analytical tools, methods and standards to deliver integrity and consistency with service delivery.
  • Schedule and monitor maintenance and installation works, projects and work streams across the University.
  • Provide regular status reports and identify risk management and contingency planning to other service staff, specialists, users and managers.
  • Liaise with internal and external agencies, local authorities, industries and visitors where appropriate.
  • Take responsibility for monitoring and updating risk assessments and safety procedures, providing guidance to others where necessary.
  • Develop, modify and optimise protocols and methodologies.
  • Any other reasonable duties.

Specific role requirements

This role will involve occasional work outside of normal working hours.
What you are required to submit

  1. A CV;
  2. A covering letter which details your experience, strengths and potential in the requirements set out above;
  3. Answers to the questions evidencing how you meet the essential criteria. Examples of how you satisfy the Realising Your Potential Approach criteria in your cover letter.

Please ensure that you submit all documentation listed above or your application cannot proceed to the next stage.

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

Job tools
 
 
 
More jobs from Durham University

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge