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Do you want an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding job? Do you want a great place to work, with supportive and inspirational colleagues? Come and join our team!
At The Data Lab we live by our values of Support, Respect, Innovate and Growth. By working with us, you have the opportunity to play an integral part in the growth of data science and innovation in Scotland – one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting fields in industry and academia. You’ll build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in private and public sectors as well as in academia. Most importantly, you will play an important part in making a difference to people’s lives and making Scotland a fairer and better place to live and work.
INNOVATE: We nurture innovation and creativity from our people and community. We encourage and facilitate collaboration, and we encourage our people to be curious.
GROW: We provide opportunities for learning, growth and development for both our people and our community. We are committed to learning and we embrace opportunity.
SUPPORT: We trust, enable and support each other to do the best job we can. We are transparent and open, and we encourage our people to lead a healthy life.
RESPECT: We respect the work styles, opinions, responsibilities, space and personalities of others. We champion diversity and we act with integrity.
At The Data Lab we will give you support, nurture your talents and reward your success. Benefits and entitlements include:
- A competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Defined benefits pension scheme
- Staff discounts and family friendly initiatives
- Flexible working
Access the University of Edinburgh’s staff benefits page for further information and use the reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.
We aim to ensure equality of opportunity and welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race. Flexible working arrangements can be discussed. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
What jobs are available?
The following posts are currently available:
IT & CRM Services Manager
Professional, Administration and Operational
See the full IT & CRM Services Manager job description
As part of the Operations and Finance Team the post will provide:
- service management and technical and administrative support for Salesforce – a Customer Relationship Management platform used by the organisation to run all activities. This will include overall technical and primary system administration responsibility for the Salesforce Platform including providing technical support and creating solutions for teams and users
- operational and IT support and training to all staff at The Data Lab
- the development of effective and reliable internal IT systems to match the organisation’s ever-changing needs. The role will include the development of the service to support the strategic goals of The Data Lab.
The Bayes Centre, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT, GB
23rd February 2023
10th March 2023
Full-time: 35 hours per week
Apply for the IT & CRM Services Manager role
Find out more about the jobs available at The Data Lab.
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