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Institution Support IT Technician (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Aug 09, 2017.

The University Information Services (UIS) is seeking an Institution Support IT Technician to assist with the provision of contracted IT support to departments, colleges and other organisations within the University as part of the UIS's Institution Support Service.

The role holder is expected to be educated to A-level or equivalent, and to be computer literate and numerate with experience in providing IT support within small to medium size organisations and of working in a team. The role holder will have a solid working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems as well as some knowledge of other operating systems e.g. Mac OS X and Linux. The role-holder will be familiar with networking and a variety of hardware, as well as having excellent problem-analysis and solving skills, good interpersonal skills and a general practical hands-on aptitude.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For queries regarding this post please contact Clare Bartlet, University Information Services, 7 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0RB, cpb10@cam.ac.uk. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 29th August 2017. It is intended that interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th September 2017.

Please quote reference VC13011 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Research Systems Administrator[Temporary Cover] (Secondment) (Internal Applicants Only)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Aug 04, 2017.

University Information Services provides IT facilities and IT Infrastructure for academic and administrative use across the University. We are currently offering an 8-month secondment opportunity for a Research Systems Administrator to join the Research Systems Administration team within UIS. This is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated team supporting the operation of the Research Administration Systems. These are vital and highly used information systems for the costing and administration of research across the University. As well as providing direct support to a range of customers the role-holder will be involved in the testing and implementation of system enhancements and updates working alongside both technical and research operations staff.

The role requires an enthusiastic person with a working knowledge of the Research Administration Systems, an understanding of research grants, and the ability to liaise, support and communicate with end-users of the service.

The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge of spreadsheets, and the ability to sort, filter and analyse information is desirable. The role-holder will have good communication skills, administrative and organisational skills, problem solving skills as well as the ability to produce clear documentation.

Fixed-term: 8 months.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For queries regarding this post please contact Chris Thornhill, chris.thornhill@uis.cam.ac.uk. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 22nd August 2017. It is intended that interviews will be held on Thursday 31st August and Friday 1st September 2017.

Please quote reference VC12975 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Senior Project Manager (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Aug 10, 2017.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

The University of Cambridge is one of the World's leading teaching and research Universities.

The University's core student management system, CamSIS, is used by the majority of staff and students across the Collegiate University at some point across the academic year, and manages all core student information. We are embarking on a major programme of improvement to the system and associated business operations and require a motivated and experienced Senior Project Manager to help drive delivery across a range of improvement projects. It is an exciting time to be joining the programme as amongst other work you would be leading a key project to introduce a new user interface to all CamSIS users.

As an experienced Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for projects covering a range of scale and complexity and you must be able to adopt flexible and appropriate PM approaches (e.g. Agile, Iterative, Waterfall, Specialised, etc.) to deliver timely and high quality business improvements to the University. The role will require day-to-day coordination of multi-disciplined analysis, user experience, development, testing and operational teams utilising a range of methods and approaches. You will also work closely our implementation partner. Primarily you will be expected to manage delivery taking an agile/interactive approach to delivery.

You must be an excellent communicator, able to undertake effective liaison with key UIS and University stakeholders, in order to ensure that projects are correctly specified, planned, controlled and delivered in the most beneficial and cost-effective manner, whilst ensuring compliance with UIS and University governance, quality and operational policy and processes.

The role is available now due to the previous Senior Project Manager leaving UIS and is initially limited to 12 months based on the current timescale of the programme. Opportunity to continue beyond 12 months is often possible as new project funding is released.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Friday 1 September 2017. It is intended interviews will be held week commencing Monday 4 September 2017

Please quote reference VC13039 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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