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Data Futures Project Manager

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Recruiter: Canterbury Christ Church University
Listed on: 6th June 2019
Location: Canterbury
Salary/Rate: £36261 - £38460
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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We are looking for a project manager to lead a time-limited project to prepare the University for making HESA Data Futures statutory returns for the first time. The project will identify where changes to processes are needed to capture the data required, and contribute to the development of a Data Governance Framework.
The Data Futures Project Manager will play a key role leading this project at Canterbury Christ Church University. They will be a member of the Planning team. The Team's responsibilities include external and internal reporting of student data, and the provision of student-related management information and business intelligence. 
The team is part of the Planning and Academic Administration Directorate which provides efficient and effective admissions, planning and academic administrative services that are aligned to the University's strategic aims, underpinned by a strong customer focus and delivered across all our campuses and partnerships.
The Role
The post-holder will manage the project from inception to completion. They will:
*   Project manage the HESA Data Futures project to interpret the Data Futures specification and make the first Data Futures returns to HESA.
*   Ensure the analysis, coding, quality assurance and governance associated with HESA Data Futures submissions takes place.
*   Initiate and lead change in the specification, collection or processing of data elements as required to ensure that CCCU can return the required data to an appropriate quality standard.
*   Contribute to the development of a Data Governance Framework.
The Person 
You will have experience of project management, including the interpretation of complex technical specifications. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to produce clear reports for non-technical users. The post-holder will have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise multiple projects with competing deadlines.
Additional Information
This post is fixed term until 30 November 2020.  
A secondment opportunity may be considered -Internal applicants wishing to apply on the basis of a secondment from their current position should seek approval for such an arrangement from their current line manager at the earliest possible opportunity/ before applying for the job role.
How to apply 
Start date for applications:      05 June 2019
Closing date for applications:  03 July 2019
Interviews are to be held:        Shortly after closing date
Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University's redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.