Executive Recruitment

Director of IT

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Employer:
Ravensbourne University London
Location:
London – hybrid working
Salary:
c. £85,000
Closing date:
17th October
Job Ref:
GSe91212

Recruitment timetable

Closing date
Monday 17th October
Long listing
Thursday 27th October
Preliminary interviews
w/c 31st October and w/c 7th November
Short listing
Thursday 17th November
Final panel
Wednesday 23rd November

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Description

Ravensbourne University London is an innovative, industry-focused university located at the heart of London’s newest creative community on the Greenwich Peninsula. We are champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving our learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for outstanding careers in digital media and design. Our offering spans television and broadcasting, product design, architecture, business and marketing, graphic design, photography, music and sound design, illustration and fashion.

This is a time of real change and opportunity.  Ravensbourne is growing and developing at an exciting rate, and we are seeking a new Director of IT to help us on our ambitious journey. With new international developments and partnerships, a widening programme offering, and as a member of the executive team, you will be responsible for helping drive the University towards its goal of growth. At the same time, you will be a champion of the opportunity for information and technological development to support and drive strategic growth and development.  As an advocate of inclusivity, and as a senior leader you will promote a culture that encourages everyone to challenge themselves and others to be the best they can be. 

Driving professionalism and leading and developing the IT team, this is an exciting opportunity to play an important role in creating a more digital environment through developing and implementing a new IT strategy.  We are looking for talented leaders who can work across a complex but innovative and exciting environment, delivering service improvement, customer focus and innovative solutions.  From either the public or commercial sectors, we are keen that you can demonstrate an affinity for our mission and values and how you would see your experience and skills translate into a university context.

Ravensbourne University London is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity and particularly welcomes applications from under-represented groups.

For more information and to apply please visit www.join-ravensbourne.com and/or contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson: Stephanie Crossland on 0113 268 0704 stephanie.crossland@gatenbysanderson.com or Karen Malia on 020 7426 3970 karen.malia@gatenbysanderson.com  

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