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Job title: System Support Analyst - Science Applications


REF: 928

ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY: Internal and External

HOURS OF WORK: 36 hours per week (net)

JOB STATUS: Permanent

SALARY PER ANNUM: £26,067 - £35,505 depending on skills and experience

DIRECTORATE: Corporate Services

LOCATION: This post could be located at Wakehurst, West Sussex or Kew


Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.

In this role, you will be required to maintain and deliver a stable software infrastructure which enables the online delivery of Kew’s scientific applications to both internal users and the wider scientific community. You will need to be a technical expert in your own right who has the experience, knowledge and understanding to become a credible source of information which can then be disseminated to the rest of the team.

You will be educated to degree level in a relevant IT discipline, and will have a solid background of working in a similar role and of running and maintaining a systems support environment.  An excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills, you will be able to provide confident and credible leadership to a team and have an innovative and proactive approach to problem solving.

Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of pensions, a flexible benefits scheme as well as a great working environment.

CLOSING DATE: Friday 20 September at 10am


How To Apply

1. Download and read the Job Profile.

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2. Complete an Application Form and an Equality and Diversity Form.

3. Return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form to Please be advised that we do not accept applications by post.  If you have a disability or a special need that requires support please contact us on 020 8332 3135.

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