New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College, Epping Forest College Redbridge College, Havering College of Further & Higher Education and Havering Sixth form College. Our 6-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £100m, 20,000 students and 2000 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country.
Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.
East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area.
Deputy Group Director IT Services
Salary: Circa £54k (more for the exceptional candidate)
Are you a strong leader, experienced in IT and Service Desk management? Are you a fastidious project manager AND an engaging people person?
New City College is recruiting a highly motivated leader to assist the Group Director in achieving our objective of providing an efficient, aligned IT service. You will be critical in making sure that all staff and students receive a consistently positive experience, whatever their campus, and that our IT service evolves in line with the changing needs of students and staff.
A series of college mergers has brought about many opportunities and challenges for our growing IT Services team. We are seeking an individual who will address and take on these challenges with positive results. Someone who will support, develop and innovate strategies to provide the best technological requirements to support student achievement and the College’s Strategic Intent.
The ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of IT and Service Desk management processes and extensive experience in policy writing with strong analytical skills. You will have loads of experience and enthusiasm, be educated to degree level or equivalent and hold relevant professional qualifications.
If you have great leadership and organisational qualities with the ability to manage, motivate, develop and engage with all staff successfully to deliver professional, high quality customer focused service support - then we would love to hear from you.
Closing date: 5 February 2021
Interviews will take place week commencing: 19 February 2021
The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
New City College - London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.