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Project Manager (3 Posts Available)

The University of Manchester - Professional Services

Location: Manchester
Salary: £42,149 to £51,799 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: PSX-017637

Job reference: PSX-017637

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 25/10/2021

Salary: £42,149 to £51,799 per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Professional Services

School/ Directorate: Strategic Change Office

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Starting as soon as possible, 1 x 2 years from start date, 2 x 12 months from start date

The Strategic Change Office (SCO) works across the University to plan and implement a portfolio of strategic initiatives ensuring that the University builds on its reputation as a world leading institution. 

The University of Manchester are recruiting Project Managers to join a vibrant and inclusive SCO team. 

Working with colleagues from across the University, you will apply best practice project and programme methodologies to facilitate transformational change. The successful applicants will have experience of delivery lifecycles and will have worked on business change or large technical initiatives in order to deliver defined outcomes and tangible benefits. Strong stakeholder management and the ability to demonstrate the value of utilizing methodologies, without allowing the project management to become the project, will be key to keeping stakeholders engaged and supported.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Kutub Akuji, Head of Project and Programme Delivery


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button above to find out more

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