• Head of Systems and Insight
  • Permanent
  • Warwick, Warwickshire
  • £56021 - £73857 per annum USD / Year
  • Salary: £56021 - £73857 per annum
  • Consultant: Priya Vencatasawmy
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7439
  • Expiry Date: 2024-05-31

Are you a strategic leader with a wealth of experience in data and insight? Step into the spotlight at the University of Warwick as their Head of Systems and Insight.

The University of Warwick’s Development and Alumni Engagement (DAE) team is seeking a visionary and results-driven individual to join as their Head of Systems and Insight. This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of alumni and supporter engagement at one of the UK’s leading universities.

Job Title: Head of Systems and Insight
Location: University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Salary: £56,021- £73,857
Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent
The role is hybrid, with a minimum requirement of 2 days in the office
Benefits: Generous pension scheme, 30 days of annual leave, excellent maternity and paternity leave, access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) dental cash plans, comprehensive medical insurance, eye care provisions, discounted gym campus membership, hire bike schemes, and additional employee discounts.

About the University of Warwick:

It is a vibrant and globally recognised research institution, consistently ranked among the top universities in the UK and worldwide. Their stunning campus, nestled on the outskirts of Coventry, is a vibrant mix of cultures, ideas, and innovation. They are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement, and take pride in their reputation for pushing boundaries and making a real-world impact.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development (Alumni and Support Engagement), you will be at the forefront of driving their insight program to achieve DAE’s ambitious objectives. You will provide strategic input and leadership to the Department and the University on how alumni and supporter information can be used most effectively. This is to maximise engagement and fundraising income for the University of Warwick. This role will lead the Prospect Research and Information Systems teams in creating the culture, infrastructure, and programs necessary to enable insight-driven decision-making at both strategic and operational levels across DAE.

About you:

As Head of Systems and Insight, ideally you will have an understanding and knowledge of fundraising and alumni engagement systems, including Blackbaud, CRM, Raiser’s Edge, and other fundraising platforms. In addition, you will:

  • Be a strategic leader with experience in data and insight, with a strong understanding of data governance principles, data management, and data quality concepts.
  • Working knowledge of UK, charity sector regulations and guidance, for example Fundraising Regulator’s Code of Fundraising Practice
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights.
  • A proven track record of successfully leading and managing a team, including performance management.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively and strategically with individuals and teams at all levels and across functions.
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to influence and motivate others, delivering positive outcomes in complex projects involving business stakeholders, consumer technology partners, and global and regional collaborators.

Why this role?

Joining the University of Warwick means more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to thrive in a culture that prioritises growth, support, and collaboration. Their friendly, flexible, and kind office environment empowers everyone to excel, fostering continuous growth and innovation. As part of their dynamic and inclusive community, your contributions will be valued, and your professional and personal growth will be supported every step of the way.

You will be key to supporting the University in breaking down barriers to education and advancing research. You will be part of a team and donor community that creates lasting value in society and the economy by supporting students, research, and facilities at Warwick.

If you’re excited about driving change and taking on the role of Systems and Insight Lead, we’d love to hear from you. To find out more about this role, please get in touch with Neil Hogan (neil@charitypeople.co.uk) and Priya Vencatasawmy (priya@charitypeople.co.uk) to receive further information and check out the team’s Recruitment Website at Recruitment in Development and Alumni Engagement (warwick.ac.uk) to see behind the scenes in DAE.

Deadline: Only because this role has been advertised before, we’ll be working on a rolling basis so please get in touch ASAP if interested. If you feel this disadvantages you in anyway, please let Priya know and she’ll do her best to ensure you don’t miss out.
Interview: TBC

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