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Location

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Posted

Jul 1, 2019

Closing Date

Jul 28, 2019

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Head of Digital Transformation (Deputy Director)

  • Ref: 19/107648

    Information Services provides the digital campus and Library Resources to support teaching, research and innovation for all the University’s students, staff and visitors. Our primary objective is to provide the highest quality user-facing services and associated enabling functions.

    This senior leadership role will support the delivery of the new IS strategy via the delivery of the Digital Transformation Programme of Work. The Digital Transformation Programme is a key component of the Information Service Strategic Plan and is seen as a key enabler for delivering the digital infrastructure called out in the Queen’s Corporate Plan.

    The Deputy Director will work very closely with the Director of Information Services, becoming the second most senior post in Information Services. The post holder will cover for the Director on an official basis at all times whilst the Director is engaged in other strategic initiatives such as the Belfast Regional City Deal.

    The post holder will provide the transformation leadership of the delivery of the Dynamic Digital Experience highlighted in Queen’s Corporate Plan for students and staff.

    The successful candidate must have:

    • A 2.1 or higher Honours degree in Computer Science or related discipline
    • Experience of leading strategic change management programmes in a complex private sector firm or significant public sector organisation
    • Experience of leading and delivering digital transformation programmes and working with multiple partners and stakeholder groups.  
    • Extensive experience in Agile software delivery methodology
    • Strong financial acumen with the ability to develop and manage budgets
    • A proven track record of delivering strategic outcomes with flexibility and creativity.
    • Significant Experience of managing large teams
    • The ability to negotiate with, influence and motivate key stakeholder

    For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

    Further information about the Directorate can be found at – http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/InformationServices/

    Anticipated interview date: Friday 6 September 2019

    Salary scale:   Salary will be commensurate with experience

    Closing date:   Monday 29 July 2019

    For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

    The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

     

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