Director of IT & Digital

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
19 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of IT & Digital  – Birmingham City University

Attractive Salary and Package

Birmingham City University is a large and diverse university with an enviable reputation for providing quality, student focussed learning based on creative and professional practice-based education. With students at the heart of everything we do, we offer a wide and fascinating academic portfolio that includes internationally acclaimed arts; and a world-renowned Conservatoire. Set in the centre of our thriving city, the University makes significant contributions to the regional economy and prides itself on its role in the economic, social and cultural life of the city. Investing £260 million in its campus development, the University boasts state of the art facilities and first-rate staff, developing professionally relevant practical skills and some of the country’s most employable graduates.

As the University continues to adjust to this increasingly dynamic sector, a critical part of our future surrounds how we manage and develop our information technology estate and digital activity.  Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, our new Director of IT & Digital will develop, motivate and lead a large team ensuring that the delivery of digital services is resilient, future fit and supporting the University’s strategic goals. 

The University seeks appropriately qualified candidates who can bring a persuasive change management and visionary leadership approach in driving a fundamental step change in the provision of digital and information services across the Institution.  We are keen to explore applications from across sectors with candidates able to demonstrate a proven track record of innovation and leadership in a related and complex environment that is increasingly open to market forces. Importantly, this is a high-profile leadership role at the University and it is important that candidates bring experience of releasing the potential of a large team.

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Closing date for applications is midday Monday 7 January 2019.

Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level.

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