IT Project Manager

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
Tuesday, 26 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 15 February 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

IT Project Manager (2 Years Fixed Term)

Reference Number
60032228

Location
Northampton Square 

School / Service
Professional Services

Department
Information Services

Contract Duration
Fixed Term

Hours
Full-time

Salary Range (£)
45361 to 54131

Background
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. 

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.
 
We are seeking an IT project manager to join a close-knit team whose role is to deliver a varied portfolio of projects of strategic importance to City. Projects typically involve working closely with stakeholders across IT and the rest of the university, using technology to enhance student experience and staff effectiveness. 

Responsibilities
The core responsibilities of the role include the planning, control and good governance of projects in order to deliver within agreed parameters of cost, timeline and quality. This includes responsibility for defining and controlling plans and budgets, managing risks, and ensuring solutions adhere to IT strategy and principles of good project governance. Alongside this, the role holder will need to build and maintain excellent stakeholder relationships, including managing external suppliers and working closely with other City departments.

Person Specification
The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of how to define, manage and control IT projects, and an appreciation of the role of IT in Higher Education. They will have demonstrable experience of managing IT projects throughout their lifecycle and will be able to think strategically whilst maintaining a good grasp of detail. They will be able to coordinate activity across multiple teams, including third party suppliers. Most importantly, they will have the communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain excellent relationships, as well as the confidence and ability to work under pressure of competing demands and to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm on Monday 15th February 2021

Interviews will be held remotely week commencing Monday 1st March 2021

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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