Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead
£41,000 - £42,000 per year, plus benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Location: May be office based in Maidenhead or can adopt a flexible hybrid option of part home/part office working

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: From £41,440 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience

Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week

About the CWGC

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission honours and cares for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world.

Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told.

About this Role and You

Our commemorations team are at the heart of the CWGCs mission, to remember those who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars. The team are integral to ensuring the record databases we keep are accurate, current and of a high quality. To continue our success, the team are embarking on a project to implement a new solution to integrate the existing Casualty, CRM and TRIM databases. 

As our Systems Manager (Commemorations) you will be the champion of the delivery of the digital solutions to improve accuracy and enhance efficiency within the commemorations team. This is a fantastic opportunity to flex your analytical skills and find creative technical enhancements to our historic records.  

You will provide expert advice and training on the use of the databases and seek innovative solutions to present commemorations data in meaningful and engaging ways. To be successful within this position you will have significant experience of SQL and project management, with a successful background of database management.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Advanced computer literacy, including MS Word, Excel, Teams and Flow
  • Understanding of SQL and highly skilled in database management
  • Project management experience and relevant qualification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, with strong influencing skills
  • Good understanding of data protection requirements
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build complex data queries and manipulate large data sets
  • The ability to communicate complex and detailed information with clarity and simplicity
  • Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail

In addition, we are looking for applicants who share our Values of Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Communication, Professionalism and Commitment.

What We Offer:

  • A generous holiday allocation, with 25 days annual leave, rising by 1 day per year up to a maximum of 30
  • Paid public holidays
  • Paid office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous Pension Scheme, with CWGC contributing up to 15%
  • Up to six times salary Life Assurance cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme

How to Apply

Please visit our careers web page at Careers | CWGC for further details about the role and how to apply.

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to creating a respectful work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where any unlawful and/or unfair discrimination is eliminated. We will not unlawfully discriminate directly or indirectly in recruitment or employment on grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation or marital status, religion or belief.

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Refreshed on: 23 November 2021
Closed date: 08 December 2021
Tags: Management, Digital

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