Job number SUPP103023
Strategic Planning and Projects
Fixed term contract staff
Salary £36,001 - £40,523
Closing date for applications 27-Apr-2017
The Strategic Projects Office has two fixed-term vacancies for full time Implementation Officers to work on the Admissions project within the Student Lifecycle Support Programme (SLSP), which seeks to create user-friendly systems and a seamless administrative framework to support both staff and students. The role will have particular responsibility for implementing new processes and systems identified by the programme, associated projects and workstreams in conjunction with Faculties, Schools, Professional Services staff, end users and external software providers.
You will have a number of years’ experience in the implementation of new applications and working within a structured project environment preferably in a higher-education institution along with experience in some of the following areas: configuring and testing scenarios during software "build phase"; business process mapping support; user acceptance testing; training users on new systems and processes; creating and maintaining complex documentation; development of multimedia training material.
Excellent planning and organisational skills are also essential attributes, as are first-class interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate on complex issues and interact professionally with a broad variety of users.
The SLSP Implementation Officers are key members of the project team, implementing new processes and software to deliver significant improvements to the university’s student administrative processes and systems.
The SLSP Implementation Officer posts are available on a fixed term, fulltime basis until 30 September 2018, with an expected start date of Spring 2017. For project critical reasons successful candidates must be available straight away or not more than 3 months from offer.
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