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Location: 1 Place of the House of Guilds

Salary: £31,406 to £38,587 Per year
12 month full-time fixed-term contract

Closing Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Date of interview: be confirmed

Reference: 1883222JF

Program Management Office (PMO), iSolutions Department

Project manager – CDD 12 months

The University’s IT department, iSolutions, is looking for the right people to deliver projects that change the way the University uses IT to work. We need experienced and dynamic project managers to carry out our IT projects. If that’s you, then we’d love to hear from you.

You will join our PMO to manage a range of important IT projects, for a diverse community of over 20,000 students and over 5,500 academic staff.

Working within the IT portfolio, you will deliver a range of IT projects designed to facilitate ways of working and provide a better online environment by reducing the complexity of IT systems.

You will already have project management experience, including end-to-end delivery of at least one project with a significant business change. Ideally, you will also have worked on a project requiring a technical integration and/or data migration element.

You will have a highly professional approach and demonstrable strengths in project planning and team leadership. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills appropriate to a wide range of internal stakeholders. Experience in managing technical deliveries from a supplier is essential. You will be able to build, manage and motivate diverse project teams in a matrix management environment. You will be professional, think clearly under pressure, and be a role model within the PMO.

You will have a level of skill and experience equivalent to a graduate degree. PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent is desirable.

This position is offered on a full-time, fixed-term basis of 12 months.

Working at UoS

As part of our commitment to your well-being, we offer professional pension plans and generous leave. Staff also have access to our state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts and cultural facilities, a comprehensive events program and a number of University employee discount programs.

Work-life balance is important to us and this is reflected in our generous maternity policy and childcare services; employees can also participate in the Childcare Voucher Scheme. Our staff may wish to have work patterns that match their care responsibilities, so we invite applications to take on this role on a part-time or flexible working basis. We also welcome candidates who have had career breaks for reasons such as maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness.

Further information on working at the university can be found on our website,

Application procedure:

You must submit your completed online application form to The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. If you require assistance please call Jane Sturgeon (Human Resources Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4043 or email Please quote reference 1883222JF in all correspondence.

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