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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/01/2020.

I.T. Systems Manager, Haematology Directorate

Job Reference: 001-AC006-0120

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

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I.T. Systems Manager, Haematology Directorate - Band 7

An outstanding Band 7 opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and ambitious I.T. professional to join the Haematology directorate in the role of I.T. Systems Manager.

Based at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, the I.T. Systems Manager is a key new role in the directorate. The post holder will be responsible for the management of critical I.T. systems across the service, which will involve providing professional advice, support and guidance in the use of bespoke hardware and software packages. The I.T. Systems Manager will be responsible for project managing the implementation of new software systems and ensuring appropriate training is delivered for all users.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of successfully managing complex I.T. systems and related projects, including previous experience of change management in large services. The I.T. Systems Manager will offer support, troubleshooting guidance and specialised training by working closely with all users and will provide a source of expertise for the various I.T. systems used by the Haematology directorate in Cardiff and Vale UHB. Reporting to the Service Manager, the post holder will be supported to identify opportunities to further improve the I.T. infrastructure across the service and will develop the directorate's I.T. Business Continuity Plan.

The successful candidate must possess excellent organisational, problem solving and communication skills. They must be capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines and have the ability to confidently engage with I.T. colleagues across the organisation. The post holder will be required to work autonomously to drive forward their own programme of work and will need to use innovation to overcome challenges. Previous experience of NHS I.T. systems would be advantageous in this role and previous project management experience will be essential.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual who is able to work, learn and actively contribute in a supportive team environment.

This is an exciting time to join the directorate and is a unique opportunity for you to enhance your career in a dynamic and changing service, so if you feel that you have the knowledge and experience required to undertake this role then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate the core values of our organisation:
• We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
• We trust one another
• We respect each other
• We take personal responsibility
• We treat people with kindness
• We act with integrity

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 27th January 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Anne-Marie Morgan, Directorate Manager or Gareth Jenkins, Service Manager /

Tel. 029 2074 6700

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