Principal Developer (HR & Finance Systems) (CH11385)

University of Bath
February 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585
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Job title Principal Developer (HR & Finance Systems)

Department Digital, Data & Technology Group

Salary Starting from £45,585, rising to £54,395

Grade Grade 8

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2133

This role is sponsorable

Placed on Monday 29 January 2024

Closing date Monday 12 February 2024

Interview date Wednesday 28 February 2024

Reference CH11385


We are looking for a Principal Developer (HR & Finance Systems) to join our Digital, Data & Technology Group.

About the role

The University of Bath (UoB) is embarking on the next stage of its digital transformation journey. A key part of this is to transform the way in technology services are delivered. The Digital, Data & Technology Department (DDaT) is a passionate community of technical experts who provide digital, data and technology services that are accessible, relevant, and secure. We are motivated by helping people solve problems, be more effective in what they do today and innovating to raise the bar of what can be achieved in future.

Significant change in service provision is anticipated and it is vital to have effective, proactive engagement with other departments and faculties. This will address a key improvement required within the Evolution project to develop and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders to deliver greater efficiency, coherence, cooperation, and coordination.

The role will be responsible for a wide-ranging technology stack including SaaS, PaaS, Commercial off the Shelf as well as in-house custom developed applications, the Principal Developer has the skills necessary to plan and manage all phases of work across the team, driving continual improvement, embedding good practices, processes and methods.

As a Principal Developer you will be responsible for effective operational IT Service Delivery within your area, ensuring services are managed in accordance with agreed service levels, standards and policies. Working with the DDaT Portfolio team the role will be responsible for the effective planning and delivery of the DDaT Projects Portfolio, ensuring alignment to the agreed organisational priorities and adherence to the agreed project delivery and assurance framework.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the teams within your area to ensure they have the resources and capabilities required and are working in collaboration with colleagues across the department to enable effective IT Service Delivery across operational services and projects. Liaising with senior stakeholders across the wider University and DDaT, being responsible for the Service Delivery, design, implementation and development of policies and processes within their functional area.

Working closely with your ‘Head of' and in collaboration with the Business Engagement, Architecture and Portfolio Management functions, you will represent your technology area to play an integral part in shaping the strategic technology, IT Service Management and project delivery roadmaps for Platform and Applications.

What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification
  • Appendix

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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