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Technology Transformation Manager

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We are seeking a Technology Transformation Manager to increase and improve the use of technology across the charity, maximising efficiency and stepping up the use of data to drive decision making.

Salary: £35,000 FTE

Contract: 37.5hrs/week (open to flexible working), 18 months fixed-term

Location: Office based in Bath, but home working during Covid-19 restrictions

About the role

This is an exciting new role created to increase and improve the use of technology across the charity, maximising efficiency and stepping up the use of data to drive decision making.

You will liaise with staff across departments to review the systems used to manage our services and finances, as well as organisation-wide IT provision and will provide recommendations for improvement either through the updating of existing systems or replacement with new solutions, and manage the implementation of those recommendations.

The main purpose of the role is to plan, manage and lead a technology transformation programme across the organisation, involving new system and infrastructure IT projects to ensure all business functions have appropriate systems in place.

You will have:

  • Experience of technology programmes, IT infrastructure and software, Information Security and Governance
  • Track record of successfully managing end-to-end IT projects to budget, scope and time
  • Experience in creating, co-ordinating and delivering training for new systems

About us

Designability is an independent charity that enables disabled people to live with greater independence. Our expertise is in user-centred design, creating products with and for disabled people to improve and enrich their lives. All of our work is funded by voluntary donations.

We deliver choice by involving disabled people across our organisation and throughout the design process to create innovative product solutions not available elsewhere.

You will be joining a small team which includes mechanical and electronics engineers, workshop technicians, product designers, occupational therapists, fundraisers, researchers and administrators.

More information

Best Charities to Work For 2020

We are really proud that we were recently awarded second place in the ‘Best Charities to Work For 2020’ list by Third Sector which is a reflection of our team highly rating the fact that we encourage activities that create strong teams and foster good personal relationships. Our staff also stated their confidence in Designability’s leadership and strategic planning.

Closing date: Sunday 16 May 2021
First interview date: w/c Monday 24 May 2021
Second interview date: w/c Monday 7 June 2021

All interviews are likely to be conducted virtually.

For an informal conversation about this role, please email George Leroy, Head of Operations at Designability on georgeleroy@designability.org.uk

We kindly request no contact from recruitment agencies. Thank you.