IT Project Manager (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Recruiter
University of London
Location
London
Salary
up to £42,000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
IT Project Manager - (1 Year Fixed Term Contract)

The University of London consists of 18 self-governing Colleges and 9 specialist research Institutes. As the heart of education in London the University make a unique contribution to learning and research-led scholarship through our unrivalled network of member institutions, our global reach and reputation, and the breadth of our high-quality innovative academic services and infrastructure. As part of our continued investment in IT we are now embarking on a number of change programmes that will help drive our operational effectiveness ensuring we deliver the best services to our student and staff community

The role

Our vision is for IT to be a valued business partner and service provider to universities across London, providing managed, shared and hosted services to students and staff. As an experienced Project Manager you will take a key role in the delivery of projects across a range of IT systems and IT change projects.

Your role will be key in managing a number of small and medium sized projects across a number of departments and their respective systems. Your role will cover the full project lifecycle including business analysis, requirement gathering and solution design thorough to implementation. You will act as a subject matter expert providing guidance to the University on how they can improve project management and business analysis practices as well as optimising solutions to support more effective and efficient services

The Person

You will bring to the role extensive, relevant knowledge and experience of IT best practice including:

- Experience in an IT Project Manager capacity with experience of working on small and medium sized application and IT change projects.
- Sound understanding of full project lifecycle from inception through to implementation with working knowledge of key project methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall and Prince2;
- Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels both with internal and external partners, along with the proven experience of developing relationships across organisation boundaries.
- Acting as an agent for change you will demonstrate a passion for harnessing technology and information systems to improve efficiency and organisational effectiveness.

Communication

- You will be a self-motivated and dynamic individual who is able to challenge and influence others, develop and maintain collaborative working relationships across IT and non IT departments;
- High level, proven inter-personal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to lead and motivate internal teams and vendors.

As an employer of choice University of London offers an extensive benefits package including

- A competitive salary package of up to £42,000 (inclusive of London Weighting)
- 30 days holidays plus closure days and bank holidays
- Competitive Pension scheme

Client interviews will be held on site at the University on 1st March

Closing date for applications will be the 19th February

For more information and to apply please contact Amanda Glancy or Sarah Hazelwood on *************