Lead Data and Systems Development Manager

Posted 12 March by CHM Featured

This role is critical to the security and management of our client's supporter's data. You will manage the team who maintain the quality and movement of data into and out of their central supporter database. As an experienced database manager they're looking for someone who understands the need to work in a pro-active way with all areas of the organisation who require access to their supporter’s data, while ensuring their systems and processes are fully data compliant and secure.

Main job title: Lead Data and Systems Development Manager
Reference number: A6240318
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary starting at: £25,463 to £29,857 per annum, this role attracts a Market Supplement
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent

This is very much a role that requires good communication skills and the ability to problem solve and manage the challenges of working in a role that incorporates both support and development.

You will be responsible for ensuring all time critical database tasks as well as new developments are completed on schedule and that your team are providing pro-active frontline support to users. You will also be the initial escalation point for technical issues, and prioritisation decisions on a day to day basis, as well as championing and educating staff on the function of the team. Other responsibilities include data quality assurance, audit and escalation of issues with third party data suppliers where there is a requirement to improve standards and introduce new controls or working practices.

You will liaise closely with the Senior Systems Developer and IT & Digital colleagues to resolve issues and provide expertise and advice on data and legal compliance for new projects and campaigns and will be responsible for project managing supplier system upgrades including liaison with IT over infrastructure requirements and test environments as well as agreeing test plans based on business critical functionality. You will also work closely with their Senior Systems Developer to identify future enhancements & prioritise the roadmap for delivering continuous database improvement.

The demand for data and the need for compliance has never been greater, and you will be a key player in the drive to make our client a 'digital first' organisation. As part of the Digital & Data team, within their Fundraising and Communications directorate, this role is pivotal to the success of many of their biggest campaigns and ensures that all the data functionality behind the scenes is in place and delivers on the organisations requirements.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Closing date: 23 March 2018


To find out more information and apply for this position, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website.

When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A6240318 on any correspondence.

No agencies please.

Required skills

  • Data Management
  • Data Quality Assurance
  • Legal Compliance
  • Database Management
  • Lead Data

Reference: 34657224

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