Senior Project Manager
The University of Southampton
8th October 2018
£38460 - £48677
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Full Time - Fixed Term for 2 Years
iSolutions are recruiting for an experienced and dynamic Senior Project Manager to drive delivery of our IT projects, on a two-year fixed term contract. The primary responsibility is to deliver new and in-flight projects, in line with best professional practices.
You will join our PMO teams of Project Managers, Business Analysts, Test Analysts and IT Trainers. We run a wide range of projects and programmes to introduce new services and improve current services, for a diverse community of 20,000+ students and over 5,500 University staff.
You will already have significant Project Management experience, including delivery of multiple concurrent, large and technically complex ICT projects and programmes, which deliver long-term, strategically aligned outcomes. You will have mentored other project managers and led development of project management tools and methods.
You will have a highly professional approach, and demonstrable strengths in project planning, prioritisation and delivery that support our strategic direction. You will demonstrate excellent direct and indirect communication skills appropriate for a wide cross-section of stakeholders.
You will have a skill level (including experience and other qualifications) equivalent to achievement of a professional qualification or postgraduate degree. A PRINCE2 Practitioner or equivalent agile or traditional project management qualification is also required. You will be able to build, manage and motivate project teams in a matrix management environment. You will be professional, clear thinking under pressure and act as a role model within the PMO.
Desirable experience: Programme management, Agile, OJEU procurement, ITIL, knowledge of enterprise-scale technical systems and Higher Education organisations.
Interviews are expected to take place w/c 12th November 2018.
About the University of Southampton
We are committed to our strategic principles of collegiality, quality, sustainability and global reputation. We value equality and diversity and we are a founding signatory of the Athena SWAN Charter. We have held an Athena SWAN Bronze Award since 2006, demonstrating that we are committed to addressing equality issues in order to maximise the potential of all our people.
As part of our commitment to your well-being we offer an occupational pension scheme and generous holidays. Staff also have access to our state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts, and culture facilities, a full programme of events, and access to a number of University employee-discount schemes.
Work-life balance is important to us and this is reflected in our generous maternity policy and childcare facilities. Our staff may wish to have working patterns that fit in with their caring responsibilities so we invite requests to undertake this role on a part-time or a flexible working basis. We also welcome applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability, or illness.
Further information about working at University can be found on our web site by clicking the APPLY button.
The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date 29/10/2018. If you need any assistance, please contact Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team). Please quote reference 1064918JF on all correspondence.