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Senior Project Manager (HPC)

Kingston University - Information and Technology Services

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Salary: £43,178 to £51,063 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th February 2019
Closes: 25th February 2019
Job Ref: 377756

As a member of the IT portfolio you will be responsible for delivering high quality, robust, resilient, responsive and secure University wide IT Projects that provide customer focused solutions which support the delivery of improved services. Working as a key member of the IT Portfolio, you will be responsible for delivering a range of small to medium sized, and large strategic IT related projects ensuring that activity is delivered on schedule, to agreed quality standards and within budget. The assigned projects will predominantly involve software applications which are supplied by 3rd parties therefore strong experience with supplier management and software roll out to complex environments would be beneficial.

The Person

This role requires strong stakeholder management skills in a client-customer model with the need for ownership and drive by the applicant to ensure that both business and project resources are committed and delivering to the project timelines. Initially the stakeholder set will be focused within the Healthcare area of the University so previous knowledge would be desirable but not imperative to this role as it is highly likely you will be involved on projects with other University stakeholders.You will support the Head of Digital Applications and Portfolio, and in consultation with stakeholders to deliver and implement solutions and changes to working practices to ensure new services deliver a high quality service for the University’s staff and students.


Work at the forefront of digital technology via the Information and Technology Services Directorate

Information and Technology Services provides and supports digital services and facilities for students and staff to enable learning, teaching, research and administration. Our key functions are to innovate, implement and support an extensive range of digital services across the University to assist our community access and process information to achieve their goals.

In addition to making a valuable contribution to sustainability across the University, our staff share a high customer service ethic and commitment to continuous improvement. In December 2017, Information and Technology Services was awarded the Government recognised Customer Service Excellence accreditation for the services it provides.

Further information

This is a full-time fixed position for 12 months with a starting salary of £43,178 - £51,063 per annum.

Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 28 February 2019.

For informal enquiries please contact Jamie Cheng at

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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