Database and Applications Team Leader

British Red Cross
United Kingdom
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
09 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Database and Applications Team Leader
Location: Moorgate, London
Hours per week: 35
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa GBP 55,000 inc. London weighting

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Database and Applications Team Leader to join the organisation during a period of strategic change.

The primary objective of the Database and Applications Team Leader is to oversee the Database & Integration Management Team, the database and system integration architecture and the development, support and maintenance of the databases and the integration across the whole organisation.

About the team
The Database and Applications Team Leader reports to the Application Manager and is responsible for ensuring the health, the security and performance in production of all corporate databases and integration and for maintaining documentation of architecture, data and reporting protocols.

The role sits within the Information and Digital Technology (I&DT) directorate which is responsible for the Technology - both IT and Digital - across the organisation. It has a budget of approximately 9 million pounds and many suppliers. Supplier management and a good handle on where and how project and BAU budget is being spent are critical to ensure that we are providing good value for money.

About the person
Educated to a degree level or equivalent by experience and holding a professional qualification such as PRINCE2, ITIL or SQL MCP 2012, candidates should have:
  • Training and experience of management and administration of SQL, SAS and Tableau systems and Biz Talk integration
  • Proven track record of successfully managing a Database or Integration management team
  • Experience of Project Management and Service delivery within an ITIL environment
  • A track record of successfully delivering system change to time, budget and quality
  • A wide range of technical skills that will enable the post holder to fully engage at a technical level with the various teams

Closing date for applications is 23.59 on the 25th of August 2017 with interviews to follow.

About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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