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Senior Project Manager

  • Sector:

    Programme & Project Management, Change & Transformation

  • Job type:

    Contract/Interim

  • Salary:

    £40927 - £51799 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Nicole Graley

  • Email:

    nicole.graley@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    NG924534_1651574671

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 years

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-02

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Sellick Partnership are working with a Higher Education institution to recruit a Senior Project Manager. This role is a two year fixed term contract and is a great opportunity to join a busy and fun team.

The Senior Project Manager's duties will be -

  • To lead the planning, resourcing and delivery of a consistent and professional service, ensuring customer service excellence, aligned to the University's Strategy.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and consider the wider implications for the University to support operational and strategic decision making.
  • Lead development and innovation; review and implement policies/ procedures and, standards for the service; analyse and interpret management information; undertake horizon scanning and incorporate customer feedback mechanisms to deliver continuous improvement.
  • Working collaboratively across professional services, to ensure consistent and high-quality service provision; lead, develop and participate in internal/external networks and communities of practice; provide influence on cross-university project/ working groups and meetings.
  • Embody the University's values both within and outside the organisation, role modelling behaviour and championing equality, diversity and inclusion. Ensure equality of opportunity and promote diversity in the provision of relevant services.
  • Create flexibility in service delivery across Professional Services to accommodate peak periods and adapt to changing demands. Support and contribute to the University's annual programme of activities, e.g. Open Days, Course Information Days, clearing, enrolment and graduation.

The appointed Senior Project Manager will -

  • Significant experience of leading and managing successful business change using a project or programme management approach, transitioning change into a live operational environment and contributing to the strategic development of the service,
  • Significant experience of project or programme planning, developing documents to support decision making, creating progress reports and managing relevant project logs and communications.
  • Experience of leading the development and dissemination of tool kits, project templates and project documents
  • Experience of leading the development and delivery of engagement, collaboration and knowledge sharing events such as workshops, user groups, community of practice and training sessions.
  • Knowledge of analysis and project methodologies and techniques, such as PRINCE2, MSP,
  • Agile, Scrum, Kanban etc.
  • Significant experience in managing budgets (for example, a project budget), supporting strategic and operational communications, and leading a team (directly or matrix management)

If you are interested in this role, please contact Nicole Graley at Sellick Partnership.

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