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Two new opportunities to work in HEFCW.

Senior Technical Services Manager

HEFCW’s ICT services are solely insourced and we are seeking a Senior Technical Services Manager to join our small, established team. This is a varied role where you would take lead responsibility of ICT systems, from planning to implementation and maintenance. You will need to be service and customer focused in order to support the team to deliver an efficient and effective service to HEFCW staff and to external stakeholders.

You will have an attitude that puts information security at the forefront of your mind in everything you do.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an ICT related subject, you will likely have additional technical qualifications with experience in an ICT role.

You will be a team player, who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with HEFCW colleagues and external stakeholders.

The ability to work on your own initiative, prioritise tasks effectively, and set a balance between various competing requirements is essential.

Salary range: £36,042 - £44,050
Location: Bedwas, Caerphilly
Closing Date: 21 February 2018
Interview Date: 8 March 2018
Number of Posts: 1
Reference number: HE0160/660
Other relevant information: 12 month fixed term with the potential to become permanent. Suitable for secondment.

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Skills and Employability Manager

One of HEFCW’s aims is to support universities and colleges to produce graduates with the skills needed by employers, thereby supporting Wales’ economic growth. We are seeking a Skills and Employability Manager to support this.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within the Higher Education sector and of developing policy in relation to skills and employability. Having engaged with sector skills councils, you will have had involvement in regional skills partnerships ; Foundation Degrees; Higher Level Apprenticeships; Careers; Enterprise; Subjects of Broader Importance to Wales, and/or employability data. This role will also take forward developing HEFCW policies in relation to these areas of work.

This is an outward facing post, and will include maintaining effective working relationships with a number of stakeholders, including employers’ organisations. You will need to be an excellent team player, experienced at networking and liaising with others.

With a degree level qualification or equivalent, you will need a broad range of skills, including the ability to prioritise work and progress it thoroughly and reliably to time in generally pressurised conditions, while also ensuring that you adhere to the HEFCW position on this policy area. The ability to communicate bilingually in Welsh or English is desirable.

Salary range: £28,669 - £35,685
Location: Bedwas, Caerphilly
Closing Date: 21 February 2018
Interview Date: 12 March 2018
Number of Posts: 1
Reference number: HE0143/659
Other relevant information: Permanent, full time 37 hours per week.

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HEFCW warmly welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Appointments will be made on merit.

We welcome applications and correspondence in both Welsh and English.

All of the information provided on our website is available in accessible formats upon request.

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