Digital Experience Project Manager

Falmouth University

With a history of over a hundred years of creating and making Falmouth University is now an innovative and ambitious thought leader in Higher Education. Over 5500 students from all over the world study with Falmouth, from undergraduate to PhD. With a course portfolio that is tailored to match the needs of the Creative Industries, Falmouth provides its students with a world-class education that will equip them with the skills they need to make an impact when they graduate.

We're proud that Falmouth was awarded gold in the teaching excellence framework, is ranked 6th in the UK for student experience and is in the top 30 universities in the Times Higher Education table of tables.

The Digital Experience Project Manager role combines specialist knowledge of the University’s business and academic processes with solid systems and project management skills to co-ordinate the delivery of system solutions that meet the needs of the University. The role supports the delivery of the annual strategic digital investment programme providing project management skills to deliver specific strategic digital projects.

This role will need to work closely with staff across the University to analyse their business processes and requirements and translate this to technical colleagues in IT Services and to external software providers to ensure that needs of individual business units are met, but in such a way that the University as a whole will benefit from consistent practices. You will have knowledge and experience of project methodologies and be able to demonstrate a track record of achieving project objectives and working to deadlines. You will be able to work in a consulting style, demonstrating objectivity coupled with excellent inter-personal skills.

You will be an experienced Project Manager with experience of delivering large-scale change involving IT and changes in ways of working with a user focused approach.

You will have experience of stakeholder management at senior levels and can demonstrate key skills such as leading meetings, workshop facilitation, communicating ideas clearly and persuasively, and can present compelling arguments to influence and negotiate satisfactory outcomes.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include generous holiday entitlements, pension scheme, childcare vouchers and training and development courses.

Fixed term to 12 months, full-time, 35 hours a week, 52 weeks a year.

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 10 January 2017.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit www.falmouth.ac.uk/jobs

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