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Head of Business Systems

Employer
University of Brighton
Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Salary
£53,348 to £61,818 per annum
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Sector
Education, Technology, IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Head of Business Systems

Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £53,348 to £61,818 per annum

Closing Date: Thursday 03 February 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference: IS5343-21-345-R

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our Business Systems team in the support, development and implementation of our administrative IT systems. Working as part of the management team in IT Services, you will work closely with stakeholders across the University to ensure that our IT systems meet the needs of the organisation.

We are seeking someone who can exercise a great deal of leadership, independence, initiative and judgment, working closely with senior managers and balancing their interests with those of the University as a whole in ensuring mutual value and benefit in our IT system developments.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • In-depth knowledge of software applications and systems applied to business outcomes (eg. Student Records, HR, Finance, Business Intelligence)
  • Extensive management and leadership experience with a strategic impact
  • Significant experience of corporate IT service operation and development
  • Highly developed knowledge of the principles, theory and practice of IT service delivery
  • Experience of managing multiple professional teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills for motivating, negotiating, influencing and relationship building.

This is a full-time, permanent post. Job-sharers are welcome to apply.

Remote working options will be considered for this role in line with our Agile Working framework.

The university offers excellent rewards for the right candidate including a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, personal development and access to sports facilities. 

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

 

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The University of Brighton offers highly flexible, employer-focussed professional training and staff development to suit your particular workforce’s needs. We can also work with you to quality assure your own in-house learning programmes. Our service offers an efficient way to provide your employees with leadership skills and relevant higher education which fits around the demands of their job. This can be delivered at the workplace, at convenient intervals to suit you and your staff.

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Other development opportunities for business

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The University of Brighton offers highly flexible, employer focussed higher-level training and staff development to suit your particular workforce’s needs. We can also work with you to quality assure your own in-house learning programmes.

Our service offers an efficient way to provide your employees with relevant higher education and leadership skills, which fits around the demands of their job. This can be delivered at the workplace or on-line, at convenient intervals to suit you and your staff.

We also offer consultancy and collaborative research in a wide range of specialisms. For more information contact traininganddevelopment@brighton.ac.uk


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