Project Manager

University of Northampton

Fixed Term - 1 Year

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the existing Project & Portfolio Services team to manage the delivery of a number of key projects in support of the opening of our new purpose built university campus in September 2018.

Reporting to the Project & Portfolio Services Manager, you will take responsibility for key projects as well as liaising with a team of Business Analysts, Technical Leads as well as other Project Managers.

Diverse people skills, experience and enthusiasm to drive change are a must for this role.

You will hold budgetary responsibility and expenditure management and be responsible for change control throughout the project life cycle. The ability to translate complex higher educational requirements into a technical reality and to effectively manage these changes in conjunction with the business and the technology specialists will be a unique skill you will enjoy utilising daily.

As an individual it is a must that you can multi-task and effectively manage and positively communicate with higher educational stakeholders. Evidencing your people-engagement, business leadership, governance, controls and procedures within Project Management roles is essential.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 2 April 2018

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model.  We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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