School Of Engineering IT Manager

Updated: 4 months ago

EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs more than 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of more than 16,000 people, including over 12,000 students and 4,000 researchers from more than 120 different countries.

Your mission :
The School of Engineering is looking for an IT manager to determine the IT landscape in collaboration with all stakeholders while delivering quality IT services towards supporting the main missions of the school. The responsibilities pertaining to this position are broad and goes from determining and implementing the IT strategy, through serving on the EPFL comité de sécurité informatique, and ensuring quality of IT support to the whole community, to managing and coaching the IT team. We are looking for a leader with proven IT and managerial experience to complete our team.

Main duties and responsibilities include :
  • Define, implement, and deliver the IT strategy of the school in collaboration with the key STI stakeholders and the EPFL central services
  • Manage and coach the IT team (planning, performance, budget)
  • Accountable for IT security, implementation of rules, baselines, and best practices for the school and dependent research centers.
  • Represent the School in the commissions and bodies related to IT within EPFL, as well as outside of EPFL(ETH Domain, SWITCH, and others)
  • Advocate for the needs and challenges of the School of Engineering community with regards to IT, and security
  • Manage requests for new needs and projects, prioritization of such, design and implementation of solutions that best fit the EPFL ecosystem and our users needs.
  • Ensure the proper functioning of operational IT, including continuous improvement of support, revision of services
  • Ensure the proper functioning of IT processes, projects and services through customer satisfaction and metrics

Your profile :
  • University degree in IT or equivalent
  • A solid experience of several years in the field of IT management
  • Strong experience in projects and services management and delivery
  • Good understanding of compliance and IT security best practices
  • Previous experience in academic and research environment a plus
  • Good communicator and strong negotiating skills
  • Good knowledge of IT related fields
  • Experience in financial management of a unit, including invoice management
  • Proven experience in team management in a matricial environment
  • Autonomy and team spirit, excellent leadership skills
  • Fluency in French and English essential

We offer :
  • A friendly and stimulating atmosphere and working conditions
  • Quality, dynamic, multicultural and academic work environment
  • Continuing education opportunities

Start date :
To be agreed upon

Term of employment :
Unlimited (CDI)

Work rate :

Duration :

Remark :
Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered. Files sent by agencies without a mandate will not be taken into account.

Reference :
Job Nb 2927

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