Chief Information Officer

The University of Northampton


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    25 October 2021

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    The University of Northampton

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The University of Northampton’s mission is to transform lives and inspire change. We are one of the UK’s youngest universities and we want to break the mould of what Higher Education can be. We like to do things a little differently, which has led us to build a new campus with state-of-the-art facilities at our Waterside Campus.

To support our mission and ambitious strategy, we are seeking an outstanding, future focused, Chief Information Officer (CIO) to develop and deliver the Digital Business Strategy and lead a multi-disciplinary team across IT, Business intelligence & Management Information and Records Management. The CIO will join the University Management Team (UMT).

You will be an inspiring, strategic leader, with a track record of building and developing cross functional teams within a similar portfolio. You will demonstrate a strong understanding of emerging technologies and the assessment of opportunities to gain competitive advantage. You will have delivered successful digital and/or data and reporting transformation, organisational design and development.

Further Information

This is an exciting time to be joining the University of Northampton at a pivotal stage in our development. If like us, you like to think a little differently, and have both the drive and desire to transform lives and inspire change, we would love to hear from you.  To find out more please get in touch with Ross Highfield on or call 07891 138 886.

Please find the welcome video with Professor Shan Wareing, Deputy Vice Chancellor: 

Recruitment Timetable

Closing date
Monday 25th October

How to Apply

This is a two part application process. Once you have submitted your CV and supporting statement, you will receive an email inviting you to record a three-minute video which addresses why should the University of Northampton consider you for this role.