Head of Product Engineering

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7121601 (Ref.No. ITDDO1006)
Posted: January 20, 2023

Job Description

This role is available to current employees within IT Services at the University of Leeds only

Grade 9 (£53,353 – £61,823 p.a. depending on experience) 

Interviews to be held on 9th/10th February

This role will be based on the University of Leeds Campus with scope for hybrid working. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements

Are you a skilled and experienced IT Leader? Are you committed to delivering an effective and efficient service in a large and complex organisation? Do you have experience of delivering both customer service excellence and continuous service improvement in a changing landscape?

You will be responsible for leading our Product Engineering teams (covering Platform and Product Engineers, Developers and Analysts across a range of service portfolios including Learning and Teaching, Business and Library Services), enabling a culture of customer service excellence across your service area and more widely across IT. You will take a key role in the continued development of the service offering, enabling a culture of continuous service improvement and input into the implementation of the IT strategy. 

You will represent IT at a University level, and externally in both Higher Education and IT Sectors, collaborating with wide range of stakeholders to articulate targets and strategies to support the University's strategic plan. 

This is a key leadership role within the IT Service and is expected to work pro-actively with considerable autonomy, setting vision and engaging. 

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.   We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

What we offer in return

And much more!  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Martin Lomas, Interim Head of Digital Delivery and Operations

Email: [email protected] 


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  IT
School/Institute:  DDO
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 9
Salary:  £53,353 to £61,823 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 19 January 2023
Closing Date:  Sunday 05 February 2023
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  ITDDO1006

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.