IT Project and Programmes Management Office Manager

University of Bath - Computing Services

Salary:  Starting from £39,324, rising to £46,924 plus an additional £6,500 market supplement

Interview Date:  Friday 18 November 2016 

Role Description

Working within the MIS team of Computing Services, this is a new role with the focus on establishing and developing the Project and Programmes Management Office (PPMO). You will set targets for and drive modernisation of project and programme management in the department.

Key Accountabilities

You will embed project management and change management best practice in an IT context. BY establishing a project and programme management office, you will provide project support across Computing Services and ensure governance. You will line manage the Business Analyst functions in the department in order to ensure best deployment to specific projects and ensure continuity of the service.


  • Strategic and practical project management and project office skills
  • Developing, promoting and encouraging project management best practise
  • Background of successfully managing change within an IT context
  • Flexible approach to multiple projects and goals
  • Excellent leadership skills, both of those who report to you and matrix management within the wider department

Department Overview

Computing Services is here to help staff and students of the University make effective use of computing for learning, teaching & research. We aim to provide an IT environment that matches the University's international, teaching and research reputation, and which contributes to the realisation of its key institutional strategies. Furthermore we aim to respond to both the changing needs of our constituent users, and the wide diversity of those users through the exploitation of new technologies.

The MIS team is primarily responsible for the delivery and maintenance of corporate and tactical business systems via appropriate project and programme management.

The University of Bath

We are a leading University, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We have been number one in the National Student Survey for two years running. With over 3,300 staff and 16,800 students, the campus provides a vibrant and rewarding working environment, where innovation and passion for excellence is pursued.

We offer a unique and unrivalled working environment. There is a wide range of on-site amenities, including world-class sporting facilities. Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside and overlooks the city of Bath.

What we offer

The University of Bath is an exciting and engaging place to work. We are committed to personal and professional development. In addition to this we offer the following employee benefits:

  • 18% employer pension contributions (8% employee contributions)
  • 39 days holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Relaxed work dress
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery and childcare vouchers schemes
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work, fitness plus with our world-class sports training village)
  • Interest free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Discounted physiotherapy services
  • Onsite parking

For Further details, please contact Vicky Evans, PA to the Director of Computing Services by email: or by telephone: 01225 386040.

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