With over 56,000 members, The British Psychological Society is the professional body for psychologists in the UK and the largest psychology community in Europe. We have an opportunity for a Database Administrator to join our busy ICT Team in the Corporate Services Department. 

About the role

Job Title: Database Administrator
Location: Leicester
Salary: £26,203
Job Term: Permanent, Full Time

We have an opportunity for a Database Administrator to join our busy ICT Team in the Corporate Services Department. The purpose of the role is to administer our membership CRM and satellite databases providing data to a variety of customer facing systems. You will use your skills and experience to develop database functionality and business intelligence. You will also be working with internal and 3rd party resources to ensure the integrity, security and compliance of data.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
(The knowledge, skills and experience required for satisfactory job performance.)

  • education to third level in a technical and/or business related field or demonstrable database administration experience appropriate vocational-qualification
  • experience of developing, initiating changes and maintaining data information systems and services
  • ability to understand, anticipate, and use initiative in meeting user requirements for both database functionality and support facilities
  • continued awareness of latest technologies that support office based users IT requirements in areas of database tools and data security
  • ability to identify future developments in database management with particular emphasis in applying these to Society operation and system initiative
  • a strong working knowledge of the data protection regulation and data security methods.
  • highly effective communications and interpersonal skills
  • demonstrable problem solving skills
  • commitment to setting and achieving challenging standards of service
  • ability to plan and work under pressure with minimal supervision
  • experience of training database system users and technical authoring of user manuals
  • a good understanding of project management methodologies and experience of providing assistance to data related initiatives

Desirable

  • experience of work with the HE/charities sector is an advantage 

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How to apply

To apply, please submit your letter of application explaining how your skills meet the job criteria, with your current CV to the hiring manager at [email protected]

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 4th December
Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Tuesday 12th December