Junior ITAM Engineer

The University of Sussex is a leading academic institution nestled in the beautiful South Downs, on the outskirts of Brighton. With staff and students from over 100 countries, we are a diverse and innovative environment, and one of the highest performing universities in the world.

 Led by an award-winning Chief Digital Transformation Officer and inspirational leadership team we are now embarking on an ambitious programme of transformational change. Over the coming years, this digital transition will be an ever-developing programme supported by senior stakeholders both financially and strategically. All of this is underpinned by major construction and estate renewal, an exciting programme of work to add thousands of accommodation spaces, and a network replacement project to install the latest digital infrastructure as part of the journey towards a fully data-enabled organisation.

 We are moving to an agile world and need to take the organisation on the same journey; to be sector leading and to deliver a model of digital delivery fit for the coming years. As this programme gains momentum, we need more people to join us as we unpick our challenges and legacy systems and move towards meeting our potential.

Junior ITAM Engineer is an important member of the IT Asset Management (ITAM) team. The team are responsible for lifecycle management of all IT hardware, software, and service agreements. These responsibilities include procurement guidance, deployment, in-service tracking, and end of life procedures of all goods and services that IT Services manage on behalf of the University.

 The Junior ITAM Engineer assists in the day-to-day operation, security and delivery of software and hardware services.

 Furthermore, in this role you will assist with the provision of expert advice and insight within relevant specialist area to help to address problems, make recommendations to managers to support improvements to maximise efficiency and effectiveness.

 As Junior ITAM Engineer you will also be expected to: 

Support the implementation of improvement solutions through planning and project management.
Develop and maintain effective relationships across the organisation to engender confidence and trust in the advice provided at all stakeholder levels.
Where required, deliver coaching and training to develop capabilities in line with required improvements. 
 Not only do we offer flexible and remote working, a vibrant atmosphere, use of our incredible facilities, benefits, and an amazing pension; but we are offering the opportunity to be part of a transformation that will see us set the benchmark for a model of digital delivery in the HE sector.

Please contact Becky Churchill r.churchill@sussex.ac.uk or Michelle Richardson Michelle.Richardson@sussex.ac.uk  for informal enquiries.

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