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Senior Project Manager

iSolutions

Location:  1 Guildhall Square
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553
Full Time Fixed Term (2 years)
Closing Date:  Monday 03 August 2020
Interview Date:   Thursday 20 August 2020
Reference:  1280020JF

Programme Management Office (PMO), iSolutions Department

The University’s IT Service, iSolutions, are looking for the right people to deliver projects that change how the University uses IT to work. We need experienced and dynamic Project Managers to deliver our IT projects. If that’s you, then we would love to hear from you.

You will join our PMO to manage the introduction of a new CRM solution, for a diverse community of 20,000+ students and 5,500+ University staff.

CRM is part of the University’s major strategic portfolio. These high-profile projects are designed to deliver easier ways of working and provide a more secure online environment by reducing the number and complexity of IT systems and increasing the coordination of data and information between faculties and professional services.

Working to deliver the CRM programme, you will drive change that will:

  • Enable the University to significantly improve the experience of students and applicants by providing them with facilities to communicate and engage with the University. 
  • Give staff access to modern tools to enable them to more effectively support students throughout their University experience.

You will already have significant Project Management experience, including end-to-end delivery of projects with significant business change. You will also have experience of projects requiring technical integration and/or an element of data migration. CRM experience would also be desirable.

You will have a highly professional approach and demonstrable strengths in stakeholder engagement, business change, and team leadership. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills appropriate for a wide range of internal stakeholders. Experience of managing technical deliveries from a supplier is a must. You will be able to build, manage and motivate diverse project teams in a matrix management environment. You will be professional, clear thinking under pressure and be a role model within the PMO.

You will also have a skill level and experience equivalent to a post-graduate degree and be a PRINCE2 Practitioner or have an equivalent professional qualification in Project Management. 

Desirable skills: Agile, Microsoft Dynamics

Working at UoS

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; employees are also able to participate in the Childcare Voucher Scheme.  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, https://jobs.soton.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1091&pid=0

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1280020JF on all correspondence.


The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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