Digital Education Systems Programme Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
£41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
14 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
27 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you an experienced and influential professional with strong leadership skills? Do you have substantial experience in Project or Programme Management and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? Would you like to join a team in delivering innovative digital education systems at the University of Leeds?

The remit of the Digital Education Service includes the delivery of cutting edge, innovative digital education systems and tools to enhance teaching and learning activities for staff and students at the University.

We are now seeking a highly motivated Programme Manager to help lead and deliver an organisation-wide digital education systems implementation programme including institutional learning analytics, e-portfolio and electronic marking solutions. You will be accountable for ensuring that the programme delivers to budget and time constraints and for managing identified risks and issues, dependencies and constraints. You will work closely with the Head of Digital Education Systems, academic project leads and the Dean of Digital Education.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track-record of leading and managing large scale, concurrent projects or programmes of work, from inception through to completion combined with a practical and strategic understanding of the value of online education. You will possess highly developed verbal and written communication skills with an ability to work confidently and assertively with a range of senior stakeholders and partners. You will be able to balance priorities, deal with complex academic and financial information and succeed through cooperation and collaboration with others.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Bo Middleton, Head of Digital Education Systems


Please note: Due to the current Government Coronavirus lockdown and social distancing measures, the interviews for this role are likely to be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams or Zoom. It is also expected that relevant work within these roles may be done remotely, within the UK, while these restrictions remain in place.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Professional Services
School/Institute: Digital Education Service
Category: Professional & Managerial
Grade: Grade 8
Salary: £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 year - due to uncertainty of future funding)
Closing Date: Thursday 27 August 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday 09 September 2020
Reference: CSDLS1079
Downloads: Candidate Brief