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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 19th May
Location: Durham
Salary/Rate: £475 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: 06/06/2022

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Durham University require an IT Project Manager to oversee the development of our new Durham
OnDemand platform.

The Durham OnDemand digital hub will host live and on-demand events and activities across the University's seven Domains of Student Enrichment Participation and will be integral to realising the University's objective of providing a high quality blended and complementary wider student experience (WSE).

The Project Manager will be required to:
* Coordinate the project governance framework (e.g. project steering group, project board,
project meetings, project reporting)
* Work with DU stakeholders, gathering an understanding of the software requirements and
ensuring that our development partner meet those requirements when delivering the
solution
* Manage the project following Durham University project management methodology (aligned
to PRINCE2)
* Develop and maintain associated project management documentation including tracking of
Risks, Issues, Decisions, Actions etc
* Plan and coordinate User Acceptance Testing, ensuring that relevant resources are in place
and issues are logged and tracked through to completion
* Establish internal stakeholder relationship groups
The Project Manager will be expected to help the University ensure the technical solution is fit for purpose. Relevant IT Applications/Systems experience, particularly in software development and Project Tracking Software is desirable as are strong supplier relationship management skills.

Our offshore development partner follow an Agile Project Management approach and therefore
knowledge of this would be advantageous.

We are looking for a Project Manager to commence 6th June 2022 for an initial 6 month period.


LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.