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Project Manager

iSolutions

Location:  1 Guildhall Square
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 08 December 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1612721JF

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 project manage a range of new strategic IT projects, for a diverse community of 20,000+ students and 5,500+ University staff.

Working within the strategic IT portfolio you will deliver a range of IT projects designed to deliver easier ways of working and provide a better online environment by reducing the complexity of IT systems.

You will already have Project Management experience, including end-to-end delivery of at least one project with significant business change. Ideally, you will also have worked on a project requiring technical integration and/or an element of data migration.

You will have a highly professional approach and demonstrable strengths in project planning, and team leadership. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills appropriate for a wide range of internal stakeholders. Experience in 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 have a skill level and experience equivalent to a post-graduate degree. PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent is desirable. 

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 website, https://jobs.soton.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1091&pid=0

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://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 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1612721JF on all correspondence. 

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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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