Senior Project Manager

University of the West of England, Bristol - Strategic Programmes Office

The Strategic Programmes Office within UWE is seeking to appoint a Senior Project Manager as part of the Learning 2020 Strategic Programme to deliver projects of cultural and system change including the management of change and adoption to academics and students within the 4 Faculties of the University. As such, experience of leading change projects and teams which include academic colleagues, senior managers, student unions and staff unions would be highly desirable.

This will be a challenging and exciting role leading and working with a vibrant and dynamic team, a wide range of stakeholders and as part of the University’s Strategic Programmes Office to deliver a major component of the University’s 2020 Strategy.  

You will need to demonstrate a strong track record in successful delivery of Learning Technologies projects which would including experience of managing change and adoption.  You will work across 4 faculties and provide a single point of contact to senior level sponsors.  

This is a truly excellent opportunity to join the Strategic Programmes Team at UWE, Bristol in a Senior Project Management role where the post holder will lead the project team in conjunction with the Learning 2020 Strategic Programme Manager.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service)
  • in addition to annual leave, staff receive up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes with a generous employer contribution;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 12 March 2018.

We're a dynamic and modern university proudly responsible for preparing 27,000 students from 140 countries to take their next steps.  With strong global and local connections, we offer an inspiring, diverse work environment where you can develop your skills and experience alongside over 3,000 staff members passionate about higher education.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

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