Systems Manager

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Chester, Cheshire
£46,513 plus £3,800 per annum car allowance
30 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Systems Manager
Chester - occasional travel to other offices and locations required
£46,513 plus £3,800 per annum car allowance
Permanent, 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Our client is a value-orientated Housing Association working together to create communities where people want to live. They manage circa 5,500 homes over a wide geographical area and their residents include families, older people and those in need of special care and support.  

They are seeking a highly motivated Systems Manager for a position which plays a key role in ensuring the Association’s ICT assets and resources deliver the expected efficiencies and benefits from their investment in ICT.  The successful candidate will be part of a passionate and dynamic Business Transformation and Technology Team, responsible for delivering transformational business change and on-going support of all ICT business systems to the Association.

You need to be a customer-focused individual, able to work with minimal supervision to deliver clear, consistent and innovative leadership to staff within the Systems Team.  The main responsibilities will include:

  • Working in partnership with the Business Transformation Manager and Technical Manager in the delivery of business systems to meet their strategic objectives and corporate business plan
  • Project management of business systems projects from inception to completion, including responsibility for managing the system testing of all business system upgrades
  • Managing the Group’s provision of ICT business systems support to staff and customers to meet performance targets as expressed in the ICT Service Level Agreement
  • Working with staff and teams across the Association to ensure the benefits from new technologies, systems and business processes are fully realised
  • Providing high-quality advice and guidance to the Group customers, contractors and stakeholders to ensure maximum benefit is gained from the investment in business systems

They have recently invested in a Business Transformation programme, centred around core business systems. This includes a new Housing Management System (Civica Cx), a new Asset Management System (Civica Keystone) and a corporate Document Management System (Docuware). The successful candidate will play a leading role in the continued development of these systems within the business and the realisation of their key benefits to the business.

They offer a great benefits package including:

  • DC Pension Scheme with employer’s contributions up to 10%
  • 25 days annual leave which increases to 28 days after 4 years’ service
  • Additional annual leave for significant life events (moving home / getting married)
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Flexi time and flexible / agile working options
  • Payments of professional subscription fees 
  • Free onsite parking

In support of your application please provide a written statement detailing how your skills, experience, abilities, behaviours and work-related qualities make you a suitable candidate for this role. Please note that your written statement forms an important part of our short-listing process.

Closing date: Monday 16th September 2019 at 9.00am 
Interviews: Tuesday 8th October and Wednesday 9th October 2019

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