We're the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.
We are looking for a passionate, structured and innovative individual to lead the way on building IT solutions within the Trust. This position will be responsible for the technical design and creation of all new IT solutions, using a combination of internal and external resources, working closely with a diverse array of business functions within the Trust, to deliver first class end results. Current technologies include ERP (SAP), CRM, GIS and the core Microsoft technology stack.
You will lead the way on IT innovation, taking control of our technology roadmap, ensuring that firstly the Trust is taking advantage of appropriate new IT developments, and secondly that every decision taken on building solutions is in line with the Trust’s strategic roadmap.
A track record of architecting, designing and delivering IT Solutions, utilising strong technical and business process skills, to meet the requirements of a diverse business and workforce is essential, Experience of managing and shaping a roadmap for a broad technical portfolio, including ERP systems, as well as building and maintaining strong business relationships at all levels are also vital.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting ambitious charity, undergoing substantial business transformation, where you’ll have the opportunity to make your mark on the Trust’s future.
This role can be based in either Leeds or Birmingham.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
At the Trust we care passionately for our waterways, and as importantly, for those who look after and use them. In addition to your annual salary, we also offer a competitive contributory DC Pension scheme arrangement, and numerous other employee benefits, including several salary sacrifice benefits. Further details can be found here.
We are striving to represent the diverse communities that we are a part of. All candidates will be treated on the basis of their merits, skills and abilities and solely by being assessed against the requirements for the job. Many of our vacancies can be considered for people who wish to work flexibly, job share or part time.