Information Technology Project Manager, Corporate Systems

Guildford, United Kingdom
13 Jul 2018
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27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Who are we?

We are the University of Surrey, one of the highest achieving universities in the UK. Ranked 4th in The Guardian league table for 2017, 11th in the Complete University Guide and the recipient of three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

We were named the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2016.

We want to ensure that our IT systems and infrastructure remain up to date and that all new developments contribute to and support the University’s business and strategic plans.

Who are you?

You are an experienced Project Manager who has a strong track record of managing and delivering successful IT projects using established project management methodologies. You’ll have successfully managed the implementation of corporate systems in a large organisation working with both internal staff and external suppliers.

You’ll also need to be a team player who can thrive in a group of variously skilled Project Managers and technical resources, and engage and build relationships with IT and University colleagues and students.

You enjoy the sense of achievement that comes from clearing obstacles, solving problems and using your judgement and experience to make appropriate decisions to deliver projects successfully.

You are looking for an opportunity to join a professional services team in an exciting, complex and dynamic university environment at an exciting time of change.

We have …

A varied, sophisticated IT and digital environment which supports our amazing students and staff to make wonderful things happen here.

Coherent IT and Digital Strategies which develop and support our Learning Environment, our Research Agenda and our professional services.

An excellent benefits package, with generous leave entitlement, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

Opportunities to work with talented, enthusiastic colleagues in a collaborative environment which fosters learning, research and personal and career development.

A beautiful, green campus with a lake, close to Guildford town centre and railway station, with on-site restaurants, coffee bars, shops and bus stops.

You have …

Strong project management experience including qualifications in, and use of, formal project methodologies

Good knowledge of IT systems, infrastructure and development and trends in the industry

Excellent self-organisation, budget management, time management and communication skills, and the ability to put together, lead and motivate virtual teams to successful project delivery.

Demonstrable aptitude in forming effective professional relationships and networks

Extensive experience in managing the replacement of corporate systems for large organisations, ideally from on premise to cloud-based.

We want …

To maintain our position among the UK’s Top 10 universities. To grow our national and international reputation for world-class teaching and research. To continue to attract the brightest students by giving them the best quality university experience, whether physical or digital.

To recruit and retain talented people like you to help us achieve these ambitions.

What do you want?

Come and join our University IT Services Project Management team today and help us make wonderful things happen here.

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