Applications & Data Manager

About the Role

As part of the Finance and Corporate Services directorate, our IT team supports all critical St John activities which at their core include life-saving first aid to get the best out of technology.

As Applications and Data Manager, you will ensure that our critical applications support St John’s strategic aims through their continual improvement by effectively managing all build work. You will lead and manage a team of Developers and Analysts operating to contemporary processes such as Agile to build and deliver releases. These incorporate fixes to bugs, enhancements and the delivery of enterprise scale project work.

You will contribute to the rationalism and prioritisation of demand leading regular scoping and refinement sessions.

You will also play a key role in the run and operation of applications through the management of technical support and maintenance work.

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

You will have experience of leading technical development and support teams in a large organisation with a proven track record of managing the build and run of complex technical environments on a full Microsoft stack. You will be highly technical, but also comfortable in supporting a broad range of stakeholder groups and dealing effectively with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

You will have and will be highly effective at influencing and building relationships at all levels.

You will be a technical leader bringing energy, drive and commitment to the role to develop and drive the organisations Application and Data team forward.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.

We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning.

Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.

You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.


Interview Date: 3 June 2019

Application Review Date: 31 May 2019

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role

If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here

For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please click here

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Job Role
IT Services


Salary Description
£53,650 - £58,250

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