ICT Project Lead / IT Project Lead
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Concord College is England’s premier co-educational international boarding school set in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, with 585 students aged 13-18. With over 40 nationalities represented amongst our students, we enjoy a wonderfully diverse environment with a strong community feel and decency, trust and respect at our core. All employees play an important part in providing all that is required for the students in our care. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a great team in a beautiful setting with first class facilities, excellent working conditions and rates of pay, with many additional benefits and with the expectation that the successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the next stage in the College’s ongoing development of ICT.
We are seeking a creative, innovative and progressive ICT Project Lead to join our ICT team to provide a high quality and user-focused service to the College community. This is a new role which will require a high standard of skills, professionalism, drive and the ability to work well under pressure. The successful candidate will perform a fundamental role in influencing the College’s ICT strategy and vision, managing ICT projects through to successful completion, providing technical support to academic and non-academic departments and undertaking general maintenance of computer equipment and resolution of technical problems.
A working knowledge of backup software (ideally VEEAM 9.0 and above), VMWare ESX 6.0 and above, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 R2/2016, Windows Exchange Server 2010/2013/2016, SQL Server 2008/2012, Windows 7 and 10 and Office 365 user and application maintenance including SharePoint, together with networking technologies is required, along with the ability to demonstrate practical knowledge and problem-solving strategies.
Previous demonstrable experience in a similar role is essential to the post and a PRINCE 2 Practitioner, APMP or ISEB Project Management qualification is desirable.
Hours of work will be 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (35 hours per week), although flexibility is required. In addition to a competitive salary, other benefits include lunch in our dining room, a defined contribution pension scheme, income protection and life assurance schemes and a childcare voucher scheme.
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Closing date - midday Friday 29 June 2018. Please note, CVs will only be accepted if submitted with a fully completed and detailed application form.
Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7PF.
Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Child protection screening is undertaken which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.