This is an exciting opportunity to work in a collaboration between the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol and Lyons Davidson Solicitors under the UK Government sponsored Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme.
You will be encouraged to spend up to 10% of your time on personal skills development and there is a budget of £2k per annum dedicated to this.
Based in Bristol, Lyons Davidson is a national law firm providing legal services to businesses and individuals. Innovation has been fundamental to their success and they develop their own technology including an online client portal and client document application.
With specialist support from the academic team at UWE, Department of Computer Science and Creative Technologies you will lead on a 24-month project and embed the necessary Machine Learning/ AI approaches to streamline Lyons Davidson and predict suitable solutions to a wide range of possible enquiries.
Essential Skills Required
Previous experience of applying Machine Learning/ AI-based approaches to a significant real-world problem.
Proficiency in programming with one or more high-level programming languages such as C#, Python and Java.
Experience of using team-based software development approaches (e.g. agile methodologies) practices (e.g. time-boxed, continuous integration and stakeholder communication), and development tools (e.g., Jira, Github etc.)
You are strongly advised to email Dr Aydin on [email protected] to discuss the project and ask any questions you may have.
For more information about the host company, please visit:
The position is a 24-month fixed term contract, with a salary of £32,000 plus £2k p/a training budget.
Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP
The University of Sussex is a leading academic institution nestled in the beautiful South Downs, on the outskirts of Brighton. With staff and students from over 100 countries, we are a diverse and innovative environment, and one of the highest performing universities in the world.
Led by an award-winning Chief Digital Transformation Officer and inspirational leadership team we are now embarking on an ambitious programme of transformational change. Over the coming years, this digital transition will be an ever-developing programme supported by senior stakeholders both financially and strategically. All of this is underpinned by major construction and estate renewal, an exciting programme of work to add thousands of accommodation spaces, and a network replacement project to install the latest digital infrastructure as part of the journey towards a fully data-enabled organisation.
We are moving to an agile world and need to take the organisation on the same journey; to be sector leading and to deliver a model of digital delivery fit for the coming years. As this programme gains momentum, we need more people to join us as we unpick our challenges and legacy systems and move towards meeting our potential.
Junior ITAM Engineer is an important member of the IT Asset Management (ITAM) team. The team are responsible for lifecycle management of all IT hardware, software, and service agreements. These responsibilities include procurement guidance, deployment, in-service tracking, and end of life procedures of all goods and services that IT Services manage on behalf of the University.
The Junior ITAM Engineer assists in the day-to-day operation, security and delivery of software and hardware services.
Furthermore, in this role you will assist with the provision of expert advice and insight within relevant specialist area to help to address problems, make recommendations to managers to support improvements to maximise efficiency and effectiveness.
As Junior ITAM Engineer you will also be expected to:
Support the implementation of improvement solutions through planning and project management.
Develop and maintain effective relationships across the organisation to engender confidence and trust in the advice provided at all stakeholder levels.
Where required, deliver coaching and training to develop capabilities in line with required improvements.
Not only do we offer flexible and remote working, a vibrant atmosphere, use of our incredible facilities, benefits, and an amazing pension; but we are offering the opportunity to be part of a transformation that will see us set the benchmark for a model of digital delivery in the HE sector.
Please contact Becky Churchill [email protected] or Michelle Richardson [email protected] for informal enquiries.
For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page
The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
The University of London
The University of London is one of the largest and most diverse higher education institutions in the world. With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement.
We are recruiting for an experienced Quality Review and Test Manager who will be responsible for ensuring that new IT and digital products and enhancements to existing systems are fit for purpose. The post holder will manage a small team to provide test analysis, coordination and support for ITDS projects, services and activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for verifying the functionality and performance of new system developments and major enhancements across the University, and to be a point of contact for technical developers, business analysts, project managers and senior users in regard to testing.
You will need a solid background in software testing, including experience of web-based and mobile applications. Experience of test automation is an advantage. The successful candidate will have delivered test planning and UAT co-ordination in large scale business change projects using formal test methodologies. With the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a small team, you must be self-motivated and enthusiastic about their work and be positive and flexible in their approach to assisting others.
For a full role profile, please refer to the job description.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application and CV (by clicking ‘Apply’ at the top of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 17 July 2022.
The University reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than the published end date should it receive sufficient applications to warrant earlier shortlisting.
The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working from remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings.
The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description.
Pursuing excellence in education and equal opportunities.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.?
A major programme of change to LSHTM’s education provision is now underway, with a new School strategy launching in 2022. The postholder will assist the Head of the Centre for Excellence with the development and implementation of strategies, policies and projects relating to digital learning and teaching. They will manage the Technology-Enhanced Learning and Multimedia services and teams in the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) and play a significant role in driving forward advances in digital learning and innovation in education at LSHTM. The role combines learning technology expertise with an excellent understanding of pedagogy and the Higher Education context. The post-holder will work closely with the Academic Professional Development team in CELT to develop an integrated CPD offer for staff.
The role is based in the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT), a vibrant team of education specialists working across the School to promote teaching excellence, learning innovation and student engagement. The CELT comprises three teams: Academic Professional Development, Multimedia and Technology-Enhanced Learning. The role holder will work closely with all colleagues in CELT as well as collaborate with faculty, professional services and students to enhance digital learning and teaching at the School.
This post is offered on a full-time, permanent basis. The salary will be on the Professional salary scale Grade 7 in the range £47,405 – £54,267 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days” and membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. LSHTM have a newly implemented Hybrid Working Framework, which alongside agreed service requirements, enables teams to work more flexibly (if the role allows), promoting a greater wellbeing and work/life balance.
Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected]
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.
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As a User Experience Designer within the Digital Communications team at Bristol, you’ll be an advocate for user-centred design across the University and translate qualitative and quantitative insights, ideas and requirements into tangible designs. You will also play a lead role on a new design system, revolutionising the way the University of Bristol approaches its website and applications.
We want you to impart your expert knowledge and experience to the rest of our enthusiastic digital team so we can enhance our own understanding of design methodologies and instil a user-centred design mentality across the University.
You’ll play a vital role in delivering brilliant digital solutions across a variety of exciting projects, from how prospective students find our course information on our website, through understanding and improving the experience for staff on how they interact with our intranet.
What will you be doing?
Create usable, accessible, responsive and attractive user interfaces to give the most effective user experience across applications.
Play a lead role on a new design system, ensuring consistent design by implementing a pattern and component library.
Create concepts and prototypes at different levels of fidelity, from pen and paper sketches through to fully functional interactive designs.
Plan and run user research and study sessions.
Draw upon qualitative and quantitative data to highlight how we can improve our products and to steer the prioritisation of new work.
Act as a UX consultant to other teams, providing advice and support for their website work.
You should apply if
Have a passion for creating user interfaces that delight audiences and solve user problems.
Enjoy problem solving and untangling complex user journeys for multiple user groups.
Love using research and data to understand and problem and make measurable positive changes for our users.
Have a strong understanding of content design and architecture.
Are passionate about user-centred design and want to help build that into the day-to-day working of the University.
Are a confident speaking and presenting to a variety of stakeholders, including senior management.
For informal queries please contact; John Bourne, 07834 988 970, [email protected]
Contract type: Open Ended
Work pattern: Full Time
Salary: £38,587 – £43,434 per annum
School/Unit: External Relations
This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on Sunday 17th July 2022
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.
This role is to provide safety administration support to the Faculty of Engineering, and to provide first-line safety advice and information to the Faculty.
Growth in Engineering has led to an increase in the safety workload required to ensure we maintain a safe and healthy workplace, and this role will form a key part of the team to continue the improvement of the safety culture and behaviours within the Faculty.
What will you be doing?
The first point of contact for enquires through the safety mailbox, escalating when specialist H&S or other knowledge is required.
Engagement with students (PG and UG) to assist the Faculty Safety Manager in providing induction, advice, and support on safety-related aspects of research projects, industrial placements, and student society events.
Actively seek opportunities to further keep updated in relation to H&S practice and process.
Create relevant databases and filing systems to ensure accurate, up to date information is available. This could include first aiders, fire wardens, risk assessments and similar safety-related information.
Coordinate an annual plan of audit visits and reviews across the range of Faculty spaces, liaising with multiple stakeholders.
You should apply if
You are a self-motivated team player, with an ability to change behaviours (ideally around safety culture but could be other work-related behaviours). With an enthusiasm for improving safety and a positive attitude to staff development and training.
Likely to be hybrid-working, you should be confident with all MS Office tools.
For informal queries please contact Julie Etches ([email protected] / 07866 794186) or Rahim Ahmed ([email protected] / 07460 378 904).
To find out more about what it’s like to work in the Faculty of Engineering, and how the Faculty supports people to achieve their potential, please see our staff blog:
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ community and racially minoritised people, to join us.
Location: We have offices in Gloucester and Glasgow, as well as offering employees the opportunity to work flexibly from home
Hours: 35 hours per week, flexible working available
Closing date: We review CVs as we receive them, and interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match (usually within a week). We don’t use closing dates. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this role. We advertised this role on 04/07/2022.
An exciting opportunity for an IT and digital services professional, in an influential higher education charity with UK-wide and international reach.
QAA is the UK’s independent quality body for higher education with a mission to safeguard and improve the quality of UK higher education, wherever it is delivered in the world. QAA works with our members across the UK and now internationally, and we’re introducing new services to benefit universities and colleges throughout the UK and support their operation globally. We work closely with the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. In England we have a separate role as the Designated Quality Body for higher education.
About the role
We are looking for an IT and digital services professional to manage the transition of the IT service back in house and subsequently lead QAA’s IT and Digital Services strategy and services.
This role is a senior position within our Finance and Infrastructure team, with management responsibility for at least six members of staff, and will involve working with colleagues across the Agency as well as building external relationships with 3rd party suppliers.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with relevant experience across a range of IT and digital service disciplines with a sound understanding of IT strategy and the ability to manage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Suitable for an ambitious individual who has strong leadership and communication skills.
More information can be found in the job description. If you would like an informal conversation about this role, please contact Caroline Blackburn, Finance Director: [email protected]
To apply for this role, please submit your CV with a short covering letter setting out how you meet the person specification.
QAA is fully committed to everyday flexibility and has adopted a culture based on trust and fairness that genuinely encourages QAA and individuals to thrive. Providing that business needs are met, employees should normally be able to work where and when they want. Many of our employees work flexibly in different ways, including part-time and compressed hours. Please let us know about the flexibility you need in your application.
QAA recognises the positive benefits of equality, diversity and inclusion. Our aim is to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for employees to feel respected, free to be themselves no matter what their identity or background, and able to give their best. We value the differences that a variety of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and skills brings and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants to apply and join us.If you have not heard from QAA within three weeks, then your application has not been successful. Please be aware that we are unable to provide feedback on individual job applications.
Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?
Come and be part of an innovative and influential University department delivering excellent IT and business services to a leading Russell Group institution. With a reputation for engaging staff and students in partnership to deliver services, for three years running UK students have voted us best for IT support. We are committed to delivering and supporting excellent customer focussed services and to do this we need to recruit the best staff, invested in higher education and dedicated to supporting sector leading learning, teaching and research – and that’s why we need you…
We have an exciting opportunity in our department for a senior timetabling officer. You’ll be part of the Timetabling and Space Allocation team which develops the annual teaching timetable and supports departments in delivering a wide range of meetings to support our teaching & research. Working in continuous collaboration with colleagues in academic departments from across the University you will help find creative ways to understand their specific timetabling requirements and to solve complex and challenging problems to develop high quality student timetables.
The Timetabling and Space allocation team is a developing team as the University seeks to improve the timetable quality for our students and staff and to support new facilities across the campus.
We are looking for someone who:
Is people focussed, keeping our staff and students at the heart of everything they do
Works well with others, including product and professional services leads, academics and students to understand what’s needed or valued and co-design products and services
Puts in the time to understand the problems to be solved as much as the solutions
Is always learning and developing their skills, and can recommend where new techniques and approaches can improve outcomes
Enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment, and being part of focused multi-disciplinary teams
Is always looking for ways to do things better, drive forward changes. solve problems and add value.
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LblLk18zmo, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.
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4 x Permanent positions, 1.0 FTE.
We’re looking for four outstanding web and SEO communications experts to join our growing digital team within Marketing, Communications and Insight.
You’ll work as part of an expert team of web specialists, supporting the creation, management and maintenance of a defined portfolio of web pages. Taking the lead on web development, your role will be to ensure pages are compliant and accessible, as well as providing an excellent experience for our users. In this role you’ll also manage and maintain strong relationships, working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders across the University.
With your experience of working on websites and across a range of content management systems, you’ll know what copy and layouts work on web pages to support user needs and business objectives. You’ll design and implement digital projects from start to finish, identifying and solving business and user problems, effectively implementing solutions. Working closely with the UX team and other departments, you’ll create effective online experiences that encourage our target audiences to find out more about the University.
Basic HTML/CSS coding is preferable but it’s important you have an excellent understanding of web accessibility and UK GDPR guidelines. Your experience will be in creating and curating content with Search Engine Optimisation and page goals in mind. You’ll have excellent copywriting skills, be a great communicator and work well with others.
Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick’s jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.
Digital & Technology Services at the University of Nottingham are embarking upon an exciting period of digital transformation, including a key strategic project to replace the core HR, Finance and Procurement systems with Oracle Cloud (HCM, Financial, EPM, SCM) over the next two years. As Test Manager, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in the ambitious digital modernisation programme and developing and managing a Test team. You will support the Test team and other key stakeholders in planning, allocation, and co-ordinating resources for projects and assuring high quality is maintained throughout the testing process. You will have the opportunity to lead on a range of aspects of the digital transformation, including supporting the design, development, testing and deployment of the solution; also engaging with senior areas of the business to ensure that digital success is driven across the global university setting. Core Skills
Significant proven experience of testing at a leadership level and engagement in complex projects
Experience shaping the direction of a testing service across a large organisation
A strong understanding of how to lead a test team while software testing.
Thorough knowledge of structured test methods (waterfall and agile)
Excellent knowledge of the software development lifecycle
Proven experience of testing complex user interfaces
Experience of delivering testing for Oracle Cloud HCM is desirable but not essential
The post is offered on a fixed term contract until 31 May 2024. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week); however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may also be considered.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Chris Lippiatt, email [email protected] Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.
For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.
Do you have excellent understanding and experience of designing, integrating and delivering Identity and Access Management systems in a heterogeneous environment? Would you be able to take a leading role in the specification, design, development and integration of IAM applications to be resilient, scalable and adaptable enterprise class IT systems?
Are you enthusiastic about working in an expert team where quality of service, attention to detail, and a willingness to respond positively to new challenges are all important? If so, we invite you to apply for the post of Identity and Access Management Engineer at IT Services, University of Oxford.
The successful candidate will be able to integrate into the team quickly, developing and supporting IAM systems in the University’s highly devolved, federated environment. They will also be expected to contribute to the technical development and architecture of new and existing IAM services. Doing so will require you to have a deep technical understanding of three or more standards based IAM technologies and experience in designing, configuring and supporting these technologies in a multi-platform environment. You will also have significant experience of systems, data and application integration.
This is a full-time, permanent position, located in IT Services, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford, but the postholder may also be able to agree a pattern of regular remote working with their line manager. While this is a full-time post, we also welcome applications from candidates who wish to work part-time (minimum 30 hours/0.8 FTE) and/or flexibly.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 8 August 2022.
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.Job description:
The RoleThe Careers Service at Newcastle University is responsible for providing support and delivering activities to enhance the employability of current students and recent graduates, regardless of background. You will be responsible for designing and managing robust systems and processes to analyse and disseminate a range of data sets and management information to assist with strategic and operational planning and evaluating the impact of activities undertaken by the Service. You will work closely with colleagues across the university, to ensure that available data is optimised, accurate and up to date, drawing on their knowledge and experience to ensure continuous improvement. This is a new role in the Careers Service so we would be keen to hear from candidates with the skills and experience to help us shape our data analytics and evaluation provision. Candidates should have excellent IT skills and a demonstrable understanding of different data analysis and evaluation techniques as well as the ability to manage complex data sets.Interviews will take place on Wednesday 3 August 2022. To apply, please complete an online application and upload a CV and cover letter. Your cover letter is a supporting statement and you should outline how you meet the essential criteria of the role and evidence this with examples.For all informal enquiries, please contact Christopher Traynor, Guidance Team Manager – [email protected] or Stephanie Barton, Information Team Manager – [email protected]