Assistant IT Director - Information Systems

60000 - 75000 per annum + competitive
11 Nov 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Director - Information Systems Computer Futures are currently working on a retained assignment for the Anglia Ruskin University. Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over 200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England. IT Services provide services and support to students and staff across our main campuses and partnerships. As Assistant Director, you'll be responsible for the maintenance and support of all ARU applications, overseeing the management of all application vendors and suppliers and all solution development including application integration and Business Intelligence Systems. We would expect you to be able to demonstrate: Experience of managing an Information Systems or Application Management Service Successful implementation of business applications into large and complex organisations Ability to plan strategically and manage operationally, motivating and engaging staff Knowledge of Data Warehouses and other Business Intelligence technologies Managing suppliers and multiple large support contracts Experience/ability of budget control and management in large organisations Confident to drive through change Appropriate technical knowledge and understanding gained through a professional background in solution design and/or development Excellent customer service skills, with ability to work consultatively whilst ensuring a consistently high standard of service Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and well-developed influencing and negotiating skills The closing date for the role is the 21st November with interviews expected to take place at the beginning of December. We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension scheme, continuing training and development opportunities, competitive relocation package, private medical insurance and life assurance. For more information, including how to apply, please contact Marc Powell at Computer Futures, our employment agency advisor. Computer Futures will be assisting with all applications and enquiries and we would ask that you send your CV with salary expectations. We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Sthree UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. - provided by Dice