Technical Lead

Vacancy ID: 8061
Main Location: LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Up to £63,250 per annum
Closing date: May 30, 2022 11:00 am

The role

As an ambitious and talented Technical Lead, you will play a critical role in technical project delivery and will work with the wider IT Team across a complex landscape to design and implement end to end solutions that will enable the University to exploit new and existing technology creating better systems and technology that will add value to this transforming organisation.

You will work alongside Architecture, Technical Services and Application Delivery teams, validating high level architecture designs to ensure the delivery of effective and fit for purpose solutions to meet business, architectural and operational requirements.

As an ambassador of technical change, you will have a continuous improvement ethos, and will seek to work with the wider university and suppliers to develop services to enable success from technology investments.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London (UAL) is a world-leading creative university for teaching and research in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is made up of six renowned colleges, and hosts several institutes that further the university’s mission and social purpose.

Under the leadership of our new President and Vice-Chancellor, we are designing the University around social purpose; through the students and ideas we send out into the world, and the partnerships we build to achieve social, environmental, and economic progress.

UAL has a new 2022-2032 strategy which sets out the way UAL is responding to a changed world since our last strategy.

We believe the world needs creativity. This strategy shows how we will bring creativity to the world.

Your Profile

  • Experience of designing, delivering and supporting a range of technical IT projects and BAU across a range of applications and infrastructure technologies and disciplines within a large enterprise environment.
  • A strong understanding of the full project lifecycle with experience of acting on the technical delivery of projects.
  • The ability to take a high-level view of technology and understand the wider impact of implementing new solutions ensuring they are fit for purpose and meet the changing technology demands of a complex environment.
  • A demonstrable track record of influencing and negotiating with key stakeholders at various levels across organisational boundaries.
  • Ability to problem solve have a keen interest in emerging technology with the adaptability to meet changing requirements and needs in a complex technical landscape.

As an employer of choice, the University of the Arts London offers an extensive benefits package including:

⦁ Competitive salary package of up to £63,250 per annum dependent on experience.
⦁ 34 days annual leave plus public holidays.
⦁ Competitive pension package.
⦁ A healthy work-life balance for all employees including a dynamic working approach.

Closing date: Monday, 30 May 2022 at 12noon.

Interviews will take place virtually on Wednesday, 8 June 2022.

For more information and to apply, please visit Hays Recruitment jobs board.

Hays Technology have been retained by the UAL to manage the recruitment for this role. For all enquiries, please contact Joel Mundy, Senior Manager on 0207 259 8746 or

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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