Project Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,314 to £41,931 per annum
22 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Location:  1 Guildhall Square
Salary:   £34,314 to £41,931 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 April 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2228423JF

This is an exceptional time to be joining the University of Southampton.  We are committed to excellence in all we do, applying our insights and inventiveness to solve the most complex societal and environmental challenges. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, we are renowned for our innovation and enterprise and are within the top 1% of universities worldwide.

About the Role

The Project Manager will manage and deliver multiple ICT projects within the iSolutions IT Portfolio, predominantly supporting the existing infrastructure and applications Service Lifecycle Sub-portfolio calendar of change, but also wider IT enablement project work.

What you’ll do

You will manage project resources, finances, procurements and benefits to deliver successfully within agreed timescales along with managing priorities, tolerances and escalations in line with the organisational frameworks. The projects will be a mixture of projects of differing levels of size and complexity, with a potential opportunity to work in other IT sub-portfolios as needed. 

What you’ll bring 

You will have demonstrable Project Management experience using recognised project methodologies, (PRINCE2, Agile), and be able to plan and progress work activities to professional guidelines and organisational policy. Experienced in tracking and forecasting project finances and drive delivery by applying innovative and creative thinking. Also able to promote equality, diversity and inclusion and demonstrate the Southampton Behaviours. 

You will be offered some excellent benefits including:

  • 44 days leave per year (including 6 University Closure days and 8 days public holidays)
  • A 35-hour working week
  • Excellent pension scheme (Employer contributions for USS are currently 21.4% of pensionable pay)
  • Hybrid working 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff discounts
  • Support for training and development All our benefits can be viewed here.

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates from working class, first generation Higher Education, the Global South and other underrepresented groups.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Nick Wilson, IT Sub-Portfolio Manager: