Human Resources

Head of Web Development - QMUL23282

Department: Marketing & Communications
Salary: £47,325 - £52,833 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL23282
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 30-Oct-2020
Closing date: 22-Nov-2020

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About the Role

We’re looking for a Head of Web Development who will work with the Head of Digital Communications and Planning, to understand and plan for strategic institutional and team goals. This role is responsible for the strategic leadership of the technical development and maintenance of Queen Mary’s website and related web presence, ensuring that the University’s web presence is informed by user need and meets supports the objectives of the University. It is also responsible for the leadership of user experience (UX) across digital channels.

About You

Your skills and experience have helped you to make a difference in your career, perhaps within a fast-moving agency, within the public sector or at a charity or an NGO. You are used to building and leading technical teams who sit within a non-technical group or wider team. You’re ready for your next step where you can use your strategic skills and experience of agile project environments to lead a team who make a real difference to the world at Queen Mary.

About the Department

You will join a forward-thinking solution focused Web team within the Marketing and Communications Directorate. Our directorate is responsible for raising the awareness and reputation of Queen Mary among its target audiences, and for increasing the quality and quantity of Queen Mary applicants. We collaborate with stakeholders, we support staff, students and prospective students to achieve more.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time permanent appointment, with an expected start date of December 2020. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £47,325 - £52,833 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to N Hobbs at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 22 November 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held w/c 14 December 2020 or shortly thereafter.

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