Head of Product Engineering

University of Leeds
February 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:£53,353 – £61,823
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Head of Product Engineering

This role is available to current employees within IT Services at the University of Leeds only

Grade 9 (£53,353 – £61,823 p.a. depending on experience)

Interviews to be held on 9th/10th February

This role will be based on the University of Leeds Campus with scope for hybrid working. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements

Are you a skilled and experienced IT Leader? Are you committed to delivering an effective and efficient service in a large and complex organisation? Do you have experience of delivering both customer service excellence and continuous service improvement in a changing landscape?

You will be responsible for leading our Product Engineering teams (covering Platform and Product Engineers, Developers and Analysts across a range of service portfolios including Learning and Teaching, Business and Library Services), enabling a culture of customer service excellence across your service area and more widely across IT. You will take a key role in the continued development of the service offering, enabling a culture of continuous service improvement and input into the implementation of the IT strategy.

You will represent IT at a University level, and externally in both Higher Education and IT Sectors, collaborating with wide range of stakeholders to articulate targets and strategies to support the University's strategic plan.

This is a key leadership role within the IT Service and is expected to work pro-actively with considerable autonomy, setting vision and engaging.

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance– the University contributes 21.6% of salary
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Martin Lomas, Interim Head of Digital Delivery and Operations

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: IT School/Institute: DDO Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 9 Salary: £53,353 to £61,823 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Thursday 19 January 2023 Closing Date: Sunday 05 February 2023 Interview Date: See advert Reference: ITDDO1006

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