About Lancaster University  


Lancaster University is a highly ranked collegiate university with a global reputation in teaching and research. They have a beautiful green campus that provides a perfect place to work, socialise and learn. 


Their vision is to be a university that is globally significant, a sector leader and innovator that delivers the highest quality of research and teaching, who engages locally, nationally, and internationally on current and future debates. Digital and technology is a core enabler to achieve and sustain their priorities and goals.


Harvey Nash has partnered with Lancaster University to support them with the recruitment in their Information Systems Services Team.




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Hear from our Chief Information Officer, David Myers

"At Lancaster University you will join an IT team whose technical excellence and ability to deliver is unparalleled. Our community of people are determined to deliver delightful customer experiences, rooted in the latest technology, as we transform our university through our ambitious digital strategy. 


This is a very exciting time to join us, as we deliver a new five-year Digital Strategy, with the core aim being for Digital at Lancaster to be recognised as a global leader in Higher Education. 


 IT Services play a pivotal role in this transformation. Our digital strategy will allow us to use data as a strategic asset, make use of emerging AI technology, drive new levels of security and sustainability, transform global experiences, and deliver sector leading personalised user experiences. 


We’re ready to build our team with innovative and ambitious people, who can join our fun, friendly and inclusive teams. If you are looking for a role that allows you to grow and develop your excellent technical skills to change the world through education and research, then come and join us."

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Discover Lancaster University Digital Strategy

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Lancaster has embarked on a new Digital Strategy, shaping the future direction of IT up to 2028. The strategy, which accelerates digital maturity across the university will drive investment in state-of-the-art infrastructure and the capabilities within the IT organisation to deliver digital change. 


By 2028 IT will be: 

  • A place where data not only drives our decisions but also empowers us to have unprecedented insights. 
  • A fully interoperable, flexible, modern estate that excites our students and staff. 
  • Innovation as standard, self-service at the core of all our technology services.
  • Providing secure access to the data our personnel need to see in a unified way. 
  • Seamless access to all technology from anywhere. 
  • Enabling our staff and academics to identify trends and opportunities rapidly through powerful data visualisation tools. 
  • An IT operation that is fully agile, able to respond swiftly to the diverse demands for resource or project demands from any part of the Institution. 


This is driven through 8 strategic themes, as shown in the diagram.

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What we offer

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Generous pension- with all roles offering to join the University’s Superannuation Scheme. 

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Flexible working - We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. including support when working from home.

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30 days holidays plus 8 Bank Holidays, and 10+ days which can be purchased.

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Continual professional development we partner with internal and external providers to create high quality development opportunities for all.

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Employee Assistance Programme, access to a free confidential helpline to help deal with a range of problems, no matter how big or small.

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Jen Thorpe

Associate Consultant

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Phil Hurlston

Senior Consultant

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Tia Murphy

Consultant

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