Project Manager - Cambridge - Technojobs

Project Manager


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Cambridge University Press & Assessment

Listed on

12th March

Location

Cambridge

Salary/Rate

£33300 - £43400

Type

Permanent

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About the role 

We are recruiting Project Managers who want to see their work making a difference to people's futures.? As part of a community of change leaders delivering strategic and tactical projects, you will be responsible for defining, shaping and coordinating people, process and technology change globally, improving access to education and life opportunities for millions of people. 

We are a modern organisation with a proud legacy and a global reputation for excellence.? As one of the oldest established media organisations in the world we have been on a digital transformation journey and now are looking for people who can help us move beyond good to world-leading in the digital era. 

We offer continuous learning opportunities including training, mentoring, coaching, communities of practice and the resources you need to grow your career in whichever direction you choose.? Whether you want to increase your expertise in a particular area or broaden your skills and experience across the business, we will support you. 

The range of projects you could be working on is broad and could include: 

acquisition and integration of new businesses to grow our product offer 

implementing new technologies into the business to improve our ways of working, drive efficiency and enhance customer experience 

driving policy and process change to support new initiatives such as environmental sustainability 

 

About you 

You will have experience managing multiple stakeholders and leading teams of both internal colleagues and external vendors through complex projects, often having to show initiative to implement solutions to issues that are raised. 

You can take a brief for a business opportunity and turn it into a plan through robust engagement and analysis 

You can design, develop and maintain reports and dashboards to share visibility of project performance against OKR's and/ or KPI's 

You embrace good governance and communication to achieve successful outcomes 

You have great people skills, can recognise the viewpoints of multiple stakeholders and identifying the best way forward 

You are comfortable in accepting and providing challenge to senior colleagues to ensure the best outcome for your projects 

You are proactive and highly motivated by your accountability to make change happen 

 

Rewards and benefits 

We will support you to be at your best in work and to live well outside of it. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a world-class, flexible rewards package, featuring family-friendly and planet-friendly benefits including: 

28 days annual leave plus bank holidays 

Private medical and Permanent Health Insurance  

Discretionary annual bonus  

Group personal pension scheme 

Life assurance up to 4 x annual salary  

Green travel schemes  

We are a hybrid working organisation, and we offer a range of flexible working options from day one. We expect most hybrid-working colleagues to spend 40-60% of their time at their dedicated office or location. We will also consider other work arrangements if you wish to work more flexibly or require adjustments due to a disability. 

To find out more, please see the job description attached. 

If you choose to apply, please include a short cover letter with your application, making sure you specify you are applying for a Project Manager position.? We look forward to hearing from you. 

 

Ready to pursue your potential? Apply now. 

We review applications on an ongoing basis, with a closing date for all applications being 1st April 2024 and interviews are scheduled to take place during or at the end of the campaign. 

Please note that successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory background checks including DBS due to working in a regulated industry. 

 

Why join us 

Joining us is your opportunity to pursue potential. You'll belong to a collaborative team that's exploring new and better ways to serve students, teachers and researchers across the globe - for the benefit of individuals, society and the world. Sharing our mission will inspire your own growth, development and progress, in an environment which embraces difference, change and aspiration. 

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where everyone has a voice, and where we learn continuously to improve together. Ensuring that everyone feels they belong is essential to who we are, and to the contribution we make to society and our planet. 

We believe better outcomes come through diversity of thought, background and approach. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and communities, actively seeking to employ people from a wide range of different communities. 

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