IT Project Manager – University of Salford
The University of Salford are a leading provider of Higher Education in the North West of England and they are currently going through an exciting period of digital transformation. This digital transformation is seen as a key component of their wider change programme, so they are looking for highly motivated individuals to contribute to this process. The successful candidate will be expected to support a range of IT projects, delivering successfully to time and budget requirements. The position reports to the Head of Digital Projects and would be expected to work within a variety of project teams.
- Help deliver projects successfully to time, cost and quality expectations.
- Help define project plans and schedules, ensuring that progress is tracked against plan throughout.
- Identify, manage and report on project dependencies, milestones, critical path and potential risks and issues, ensuring that appropriate mitigation strategies and contingency plans exist.
- Ensure full governance and compliance to digital IT project standards.
- Communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with those involved in projects
- Ensure that projects are always customer orientated, putting University students first at all time.
Skills and Experience Requirements
- Project management practitioner certification.
- Experience of supporting project delivery, both IT and change.
- Experience of working within a variety of methodologies, structured and more agile.
- Experience of interacting with a wide range of stakeholders.
- Good understanding of project governance and control.
- Ideally experience of working within Higher Education or Private Sector institutions.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
Up to £295 per day
£30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
£35000 - £45000 per annum
£34000 - £42000 per annum + additional benefits