CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

IT Project Manager / Business Analyst

Location
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Salary
£35,559 to £48,885 per annum
Posted
14 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2023
Ref
4467
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School/Department: IT Services
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £35,559 to £39,434 per annum, with potential progression up to £48,885 per annum
Apply by: 30/03/2023

Role Description

About the Role

This role includes both project management and business analysis responsibilities although the emphasis will be on project management.

About You

You’ll have a solid background in IT project management and able to demonstrate competencies in business analysis and process improvement.  If you can also add strong stakeholder management skills then you could be the person we’re looking for.

The successful candidate will help Cranfield drive transformation in our IT and the business processes that support our research, student experience, education delivery and administration.

You’ll have project management experience in a structured environment and have a good appreciation of Agile and Lean best practice.  You’ll also have some expertise in business analysis techniques such as ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ and swimlanes. Specific project experience of CRM, intranet, research systems and student information systems (e.g., SITS) would be welcome.

You’ll be tenacious, have excellent communication skills and demonstrate a flexible, enthusiastic, and positive attitude.  It’s likely you will have gained Agile, Prince 2 and / or business analysis qualifications.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

IT Services is a university-wide Professional Service Unit (PSU) and we work in partnership with the University’s schools and other professional service units, to provide a full service digital IT systems and information management capability in support of the strategic priorities for Learning, Research and Administration as detailed in the University’s Corporate Plan.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.  This role requires post holders to attend our Cranfield campus for at least two days per week.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Gregor Waddell. Head of PPMO (E): g.waddell@cranfield.ac.uk

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, so early applications are strongly encouraged.

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