Senior IT Project Manager (12 Month FTC)

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
1299080624
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You're an enterprising, experienced, visionary leader who wants to work within a like-minded team.

We are on an evolving journey driving the next phase of our extensive transformation. We're delivering a large digital programme, using leading technologies to create a more connected campus with the customer at the heart of everything we do. This transformation will help Kingston University deliver great services improving the experience for all.

Responsibilities
Our vision is for IT to be a valued business partner, providing innovative services to our students and staff. As a Senior IT Project Manager you will provide direction, support and delivery of innovative solutions that will drive technology and services for the digital age.You will act as a subject matter expert for project management working on a large programme of work to deliver a SharePoint migration to the cloud working to manage technical and business change to ensure smooth transition for our staff and students, as well as a wide portfolio of Enterprise Applications and Business Transformation Projects.

You will be responsible with delivering high quality, cost effective, customer facing projects across the organisation improving our services. As a senior member of the portfolio team you'll set an example for others and provide occasional guidance and mentoring to others in the team.

Experience
  • You will bring to the role extensive, experience of relevant IT best practice and have:
  • Proven experience of managing Enterprise Application or business change projects within a complex organisation including full project lifecycle from inception to delivery
  • Strong stakeholder management at all levels with internal and external partners with the proven experience of developing relationships across organisation boundaries
  • Experience of acting in a change capacity with a passion for harnessing technology and information systems to improve efficiency and organisational effectiveness
  • Strong technology experience across digital and online technologies including delivering detailed information and self-service functionality across desktop, mobile web and mobile app platforms.
  • Deep knowledge of IT best practice and several project methodologies


Person Profile
  • Self-motivated, dynamic individual able to collaboratively challenge and influence others
  • Able to quickly develop and maintain collaborative working relationships
  • High level, proven inter-personal and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to act at a senior level internally and externally.


As an employer of choice Kingston University offer an extensive benefits package including
  • Competitive salary package of up to £43,955 - £51,982 + per annum
  • 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Strong work / life balance
  • Desirable pension scheme


For more information or to apply online please contact Amanda Whicher on 020 7259 8746

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