IT Project Manager (Space and Estates)

University of Leicester
£42,418 - 47,722 per year + Benefits
06 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Project Manager with moves and change experience that is interested in new opportunities in a constantly changing environment? The University of Leicester is investing in technology, as one of the leading universities in the UK we are committed to creating a digital campus which provides innovative and accessible services to our community. This is your opportunity to join an organisation that is committed to transformation and putting the voice of our customer at the heart of what we do. With your help we can help transform the life on and off campus for our student and staff community. Job Purpose As part of our technology journey we are looking to invest in an experience project manager to support our digital campus in ensuring buildings are fit for purpose in terms of technology including networks, AV access and broader technology solutions. Working alongside our estates team you will be working on a large programme of work to help redevelop our campus and buildings that will ensure we are providing a digital and technology enabled campus for our student and staff community Job Responsibilities As a customer focused IT Project Manager you will work closely with our Estates and Space team to understand technology requirements for new builds and redevelopment of our existing campus. You will take ownership of providing solutions and working closely with IT and the wider University to ensure our technology is both innovative and fit for purpose. In this pivotal role, you will act as a subject matter expert for IT moves and changes working with the University to understand existing and future requirements. You will need to be able to think on your feet with the ability to advise quickly especially during summer and peak periods where redevelopment of the campus can create continually changing requirements Core Skills - A solid background within Project Management ideally with experience within Estates, Buildings, Moves and Change from an IT perspective - Experience of working with complex stakeholders to understand technology requirements with the ability to be hands on to help resolve challenges and problems quickly - Strong technology background ideally within Cabling networks, AV, Identity and Access Management (from a buildings perspective). - Proven experience of working in a project environment ideally - Proven experience in building strong relationships across a broad internal stakeholder community and partner organisations to enable the successful delivery of high quality services. Communication - You will be a self-motivated and dynamic individual who is able to challenge and influence others, develop and maintain collaborative working relations across IT and non IT departments - High level, proven inter-personal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to lead and motivate a team of IT professionals As an employer of Choice the University of Leicester offer an extensive benefits package including: - Competitive salary package of circa £45,000 - 38 days holiday inclusive of Christmas closure and bank holidays - A highly competitive pension schemes - Flexible working To find out more about why you should join the University of Leicester please visit our dedicated campaign site *******************************************.htm Close Date: Sunday 19th November Please note interviews will be held onsite at the University of Leicester on Tuesday 28th November For an informal discussion or to find out more information please contact Amanda Whicher on *************
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