Head of UIS Communications

University Information Services

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 18th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £55,751-£59,135
  • REF: VC25698
  • Closes: 05th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Part Time

University Information Services (UIS) seeks a mission-driven individual for the role of Head of UIS Communications. The post-holder will be responsible for building and managing a professional and high-performing UIS Comms Team, and will lead on UIS communication delivery across the University.

The role will be responsible for the development and implementation of the overall UIS Comms strategy and manage the UIS Comms Team.

Reporting to the Deputy Director UIS, the Head of UIS Communications defines and leads meaningful communication to all stakeholder groups and service users.

As the successful candidate, you will have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with a strong commitment to customer service and open communication. You will have experience of managing complex multi-stakeholder communications, ideally in an IT context.

This role is based in West Cambridge. The successful candidate may need to work remotely in the first instance.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

We particularly welcome applications from women and candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Institution.

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For any queries regarding this position please contact Richard Hey via email Richard.Hey@uis.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference VC25698 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
Further information

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