Technology Business Partner

Job details

General information

Reference

001700  

Publication end date

03/07/2022

Employment Details

Contractual hours

35.00

Salary

Starting at between £47,000 - £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits

Vacancy location

Location

United Kingdom, National, National

Vacancy details

Directorate

Business and Finance Services - Information Services

Job Title

Technology Business Partner

Job Level

Lead Professional

Contract type

Permanent

External job advert

We’re recruiting a Technology Business Partner to help people with sight loss live the life they choose by actively influencing and challenging teams on the adoption of technology as part of the digital transformation of the organisation. The successful postholder will ensure that with the adoption of technology we gain real value from existing and future investments, used in supporting employees, volunteers and service users.

 

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year.

 

This is a homebased role, with occasional travel required. Proximity to our Reading Hub would be a bonus!

 

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

 

More details about this role, the Organisation and the recruitment process can be found in the attached candidate pack and job description.

 

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date.

 

Diversity

Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from people with disabilities as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invitation to interview for all applicants with disabilities who demonstrate, within their application form, sufficient evidence to meet the essential criteria for the job.

 

Safeguarding

Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Candidate profile

To be able to fulfil this role, the skills and experience we are looking for in a potential candidate include;

 

Essential

  • Qualified or experienced Technology Professional with significant experience
  • Experience and understanding of the impact of change.
  • Experience of influencing the business to understand and adopt technology
  • A detailed understanding of Program and Project management methodologies (Agile and Waterfall).
  • A detailed understanding of the Digital landscape and across the range of Digital disciplines
  • Commercial/business acumen
  • Able to build highly effective and collaborative working relationships with Directors and senior managers      
  • Persuasive and credible influencing skills
  • Strong customer service focus and flexibility

 

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to be successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below. The candidate pack contains more information about this role & the recruitment process at Guide Dogs.

 

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.

 

How to apply

If you have any accessibility issues, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01189838837 or peopleservicecentre@guidedogs.org.uk.

 

Applications need to be made using the online application form, accessed using the ‘apply’ button above.

 

As part of your application ensure you provide evidence and examples of how your skills & experience meet the criteria as set out in the attached job description.

 

The system has a one-hour time limit. We would advise you to prepare your answers separately and then copy and paste into the online form once finalised.

If any mandatory fields are missed, a pop-up box will appear at the top of the page advising which sections require completion.

 

Please note that you’ll have to upload a CV as this is a mandatory requirement as part of our Safer Recruitment Policy.

 

Guide Dogs follow Safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding the vulnerable people we work with. As part of this, we require a full work history with any gaps accounted for & a minimum of 2 professional referee details fully covering the past 5 years. If there is not enough space in your application form to provide this information, please ensure you upload additional documentation containing the additional detail.

 

Please contact our Recruitment Team on 01189838837 or peopleservicecentre@guidedogs.org.uk if you require any support with your application.

Application Closing Date

03/07/2022

Attachments

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JD - Technology Business Partner.docx (53 Kb) Download attachment 

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Candidate Pack.pdf (561 Kb) Download attachment