Senior Project Manager

University of Reading - Business Engagement & Transformation

The Senior Project Manager will work within the Business Change team to manage large and complex IT-related projects throughout the University. One of the first projects the role will be involved in is the roll-out of Skype for Business (SfB). This is going to be adopted as the default provision for telephony and Unified Communications within the University.

You will have:

  • Substantial project management experience gained within an IT environment.
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner (or equivalent) and be able to apply a flexible approach to project management.
  • Experience of working with senior customers and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the presentation of technical issues for non-specialist audiences.
  • Preferably delivered a VOIP, Skype or similar solution across a large organisation.
  • Previously worked within the HE or Government sector delivering projects (desirable)

Informal contact details
Contact role: Senior Programme and Project Manager
Contact name: Claire Bowler
Contact phone: 01183786365
Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Director of Information Technology
Contact name: John Leary
Contact phone: 01183788431
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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