N1, London
Kings Cross, Greater London
Circa £38,000 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Sense has an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team in London as a Database Development Manager.

This is a this is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week, on a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Title: Database Development Manager
Reference number:
Location: King’s Cross, London
Hours 37.5 hours per week, full time
Contract type: Fixed term contract
Salary: Circa £38,000 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

About the role 
The Database Development Manager is an exciting opportunity to redevelop some of the data structures we use in our supporter database (Raisers’ Edge), with a view to providing a more systematic and versatile data platform. You will also be involved in optimising the efficiency of import and export processes as well as contributing to the long term data strategy for the organisation.

To excel in this role, you will need to have an understanding of relational databases and preferably experience working directly with Raisers’ Edge. You will be able to analyse and manipulate large volumes of data accurately and with confidence, translating existing information into new structures you have designed in partnership with the Head of Engagement Operations and relevant supporter facing stakeholders.

You will be required to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and be able to meet tight deadlines. The ability to translate technical information for a non-technical audience is a prerequisite in order to build a successful working relationship with other teams and database users across the organisation.

About you 
This job is perfect for someone with significant experience working with marketing databases, who has confidence they could improve the schema used; this is your opportunity to show how well you would do it!

You will be a strong communicator, able to listen to the requirements of our internal customers, identify the common themes and produce schema that deliver on all their core requirements. You will understand that the documentation of and training on new processes and schema is as important as the build itself and enjoy this aspect of the work too. Whilst you will be given support, you will also be expected to be organised, work on your own steam and deliver to deadlines.

About us 
Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Thursday 20 June 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to the Sense website where you can download the Job Description and complete the application process.

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on our website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio more information is available on our website.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 12 June 2019
Closed date: 20 June 2019
Job ref: 153757_S
Tags: IT, Marketing