Business Systems Manager

Aberdeen City Council


£39,076 to £44,714 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: ABC07655

Job Description

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Location:  Marischal College

Duration:  Permanent, Full Time

Job Purpose:

You will be accountable for the overall strategy and roadmap for a number of key back-end business systems. You will lead the effort to deliver the required change with the help of 3rd parties, BAs, software developers, and others.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Experience managing applications estate in a large organisation

HND/Degree in area or equivalent work experience

Experience of Office365 Administration and Dynamics Platform

Previous Management experience of managing a technical team


The post holder should be able to demonstrate:

Skills and experience in:

Strong communication skills with the ability to confidently deliver presentations

Writing SQL coding for MS Access databases

Supporting delivering project outcomes to tight deadlines and within budget

An understanding of:


Dev Ops


Commitment to:

The principles and aims of Aberdeen City Council

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details


Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

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