Greater London
Job description
Technology Business Partner

1 Year fixed term contract

35 hours per week

£43,697 in London, £40,888 outside London per annum


Flexible working. Family-friendly policies: Including enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave.

Pension: Stakeholder pension scheme with company-matched employee contributions of up to 8%. Free confidential counselling service


Modern, refurbished offices in Old Street, London or Wythenshawe (Great Manchester) or Birmingham with home working

The Children's Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We're there for children, every step of the way.

This role sits within our Projects team which is part of the Technology and Data department. You will play an important role in working to create a strong supportive relationship with key business areas and their key leadership teams, escalating any issues, visiting key sites, having regular conversations with users and managers, understanding business requirements and priorities and suggesting innovative solutions and advice to meet business needs. You will own Portfolio and Pipeline Management for the portfolio of projects within the Business Areas and be responsible for any projects in your remit.

About you

We are currently looking for a focused, organised and innovative individual to join our dynamic, ambitious team.

A key part of this role will be your ability to communicate with key stakeholders both written and verbally in technical and non-technical ways.

In order to be successful in this role, we would like you to:

-Be an active ambassador for the organisation both internally and externally

-Work effectively with colleagues across the organisation and wider team members to contribute to team goals and wider organisational outcomes.

-Be self-motivated and consistently deliver on own objectives

-Use initiative and creatively look for alternative ways of working while utilising resources and data already available

-Be reliable and dependable always ensuring that appropriate action is taken to keep issues on track, escalating where this is appropriate

-Engage in, and actively seek out, new information from across the organisation

About The Children's Society

The Children's Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children's lives happier and safer.

Every day we're changing the lives of children in this country for the better - and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.

The Children's Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th August

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 24th August
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Posted on: 31 July 2020
Closed date: 14 August 2020
Job ref: 3953
Tags: IT