Mark Hargaden - IT Manager Research Institutes

IT Manager Research Institutes at University College Dublin (UCD)



Current location


Work category

IT and Technology



Mark Hargaden's Professional Experience

2006 - Present

University College Dublin (UCD) - IT Manager Research Institutes

• Manage IT team to service over 750 members of the UCD research community
• Merged functions to create IT support unit within the University
• IT strategic lead for €20m Science Foundation Ireland Centres for Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) Systems Biology Ireland
• Conway Institute Executive, Geary Executive board member and Research IT steering committee member
• Led various procurement processes for preferred contract supplier selection up to a value of €250K.
• Co-investigator of project to create database of Irish Government agencies 1927 – 2009. Awarded funding of €250K

Key Skills
biology engineering IT support
2005 - 2006

University College Dublin (UCD) - IT Officer Geary Institute

• Responsible for IT strategy within management team
• Programme management of various IT projects and associated budgetary responsibility
• Managed internal and external relationships for all IT issues
• Principal procurement contact for IT requirements

Key Skills
programme management strategy
2003 - 2005

Goldstack - Product development

• Founding member of campus based start-up company
• Lead client requirements analysis for initial proof of concept
• Chief technical architect for design and development of work-place safety analysis product
• Key customer contact throughout project

Key Skills
Architect technical architect

Mark Hargaden's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - MBA



Bachelor/Degree - MBA,

University College Dublin


Masters/PostGrad - Computer Science



Bachelor/Degree - MSc, Computer Science

University College Dublin


Bachelor/Degree - BSc, Computer Science

University College Dublin