IT Operations Director
Division/School IT Services
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Closing date for applications 11-Aug-2019
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the University of Bristol IT Services Division for an experienced and talented IT Operations Director.
Working closely with and reporting to the Chief Information Officer you will be the organisational IT lead, responsible for the achievement of key IT milestones and providing visible leadership to direct teams of technical, professional and management staff. As a key member of the IT senior management team, you will implement the IT strategy, whilst taking accountability for critical business IT services on a day-to-day basis. You will oversee the execution of enterprise technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the enterprise.
You will thrive in a fast paced and challenging environment and demonstrate proven ability to lead and advise colleagues. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience working on a wide portfolio of IT initiatives to ensure systems performance and service-level requirements are met. You will have strong problem-solving skills; with the ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. You will have the ability to communicate with and influence stakeholders across the organisation. You will have a wide breadth of experience and IT knowledge.
This exciting opportunity will suit an individual with a 'can-do' results focus, together with the skills and technical understanding to undertake the diverse needs of this role. You will be expected to have substantial relevant IT leadership experience at a similar level, with relevant supporting IT qualifications.
The University of Bristol is an exciting and dynamic place to work, offering a stimulating and varied professional environment in the heart of the fabulous city of Bristol. Higher Education presents a unique, stimulating and varied environment, where the complex digital needs and expectations of our students, academics and professional services need careful consideration. Flexible working is one of the benefits our employees most value.
For informal enquiries concerning the role, please contact please contact Keith Woolley, CIO at IT Services Keith.Woolley@bristol.ac.uk.
The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 11th August 2019.
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.