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Acting Head of Information Management (Secondment Cover) (Fixed term, Part time)

Campaign and Alumni Relations Office

Location:  Kings Meadow Campus
Salary:  £42,155 to £53,353 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 07 December 2022
Reference:  CARO514422

"The most rewarding part of being the Head of Information Management (IMT) was developing and leading such a wonderful team. Highly skilled and knowledgeable, committed to their work and very caring, it was a pleasure to work with each of them. As a team, they are key enablers for all the work that the Campaign and Alumni Relations Office does, I loved getting to know what every team in the department was working on and identifying how IMT could add value. So, if you like variety, are good at juggling priorities and enjoy working with people then this role is for you.’

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with passion and expertise in information management who is looking to gain experience in leading a diverse team of specialists to deliver in-house technical expertise and advice on information management processes. 

In this role you will lead and develop our Information Management Team (IMT) - a pivotal team within CARO, responsible for the proactive management of alumni, volunteer and donor data (320 000+ records) to ensure the effectiveness of the department in achieving its objective of increasing levels of advocacy, volunteering and philanthropic funding to the University. 

As Head of the Information Management Team you will:

  • Have a leadership approach which is consistent with the University's expectations, behaviours and values
  • Champion understanding of Information Management practices and continue to embed a strategic approach to information management across the department
  • Employ a high level of knowledge, understanding and expertise in the principles and practices of information management to drive improvement in data quantity, quality and insight
  • Identify opportunities for new processes or systems to improve activity, making recommendations for improvements in data and information provision
  • Sustain a customer focused approach and work collaboratively across the department to determine the best practices to optimise operational support

CARO strives to foster a welcoming, inspiring and supportive workplace.  We are seeking applications from candidates whose background, experience and identity broadens and enhances the diversity of our existing team and would especially welcome applications from those who identify as belonging to an underrepresented group.

This is a part time post (21.75 hours per week), fixed term to 31st May 2024 which involves a blend of on-campus and home working.

Secondment requests from internal candidates will be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role. 

The provisional interview date for this role is Friday December 16th, please indicate on your application form if you are unable to attend on this date and we will endeavour to offer an alternative.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Sam Bradley, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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