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Technical Manager (Digital)

University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering

Location: Bristol
Salary: £48,350 to £54,395 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 27th November 2023
Closes: 7th January 2024
Job Ref: SUPP110646

The role

Are you are experienced in the digital world of coding, network? Can you manage staff, plan projects from first principles, develop short- and long-term plans, working across these specialisms and others? Do you enjoy leading by example? Would you like to do all this and more at the forefront of digital research and teaching? If so, read on.

We seek an empathetic and skilled manager with a demonstrable background in the Digital / Information Technology sector (either in Higher Education or industry). You will take a small team and grow it over the next few years to support and direct the Faculty of Science and Engineering’s Digital research and associated teaching programmes.

What will you be doing?

  • Building and managing a small and highly specialised team to deliver novel and exciting Digital projects for a range of academic and student customers.
  • Capturing requirements for novel projects from first principles and then directly, and indirectly, manage the work to successful completion.
  • Function as a key representative and stakeholder for the Faculty’s Digital strategy and aspirations both within, and across, the University.
  • Ensure that your team and work generate excellent, quality outcomes and documentation to support the staff and students who rely on them.
  • Organise and deliver support both to technical projects and directly to students and researchers who use the deliverables and outcomes.

You should apply if

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of successfully delivering a range of digital projects, often from first principles.
  • Enjoy collaborating with both specialists and lay staff to achieve practical and pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
  • Be able to develop strong working relationships with customers (research staff and students) and other stakeholders to enable sensible, pragmatic, and achievable, solutions that meet research and teaching needs.
  • Be committed to developing and owning a quality and well thought-of service across the Faculty.

For more details, please see below the link to the detailed Job Description.

Additional information

For informal queries please contact Greg Kemble - engf-technicalservices@bristol.ac.uk

To find out more about what it's like to work in the Faculty of Engineering, and how the Faculty supports people to achieve their potential, please see our staff blog:

https://engineeringincludesme.blogs.bristol.ac.uk/

Interviews are anticipated to be held on 18th or 19th January 2024.

Our strategy and mission

We recently launched our strategy to 2030 tying together our mission, vision and values.

The University of Bristol aims to be a place where everyone feels able to be themselves and do their best in an inclusive working environment where all colleagues can thrive and reach their full potential. We want to attract, develop, and retain individuals with different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives – particularly people of colour, LGBT+ and disabled people - because diversity of people and ideas remains integral to our excellence as a global civic institution.

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