Project Manager

Lancaster, Lancashire
£35,550 - £41,212
29 Sep 2017
29 Oct 2017
Job Function
Programme Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Central Lancashire - Corporate Operations Service

Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE)

Basis: Fixed term contract for 12 months

Grade: H £35,550 - £41,212

Ref: REQ003102

Corporate Operations (Co-Ops) supports the University, its Faculties, Schools and Services to identify priorities and assist with the delivery of improvements and change. The team provide a range of services such as project management, internal consultancy and facilitation, and business process improvement. The Corporate Operations team are looking to recruit a Project Manager to support Corporate Operations programme of work through the effective delivery of projects and activities within it.

Specifically, you will:

  • Plan and manage complex strategic initiatives through to successful completion on behalf of senior stakeholders.
  • Take operational responsibility for delivering strategic priorities to the specified requirements of time, cost and quality.
  • Work alongside senior stakeholders in driving initiatives through to successful completion, making key decisions on project direction and outputs, and to monitor and report progress within an appropriate project framework.

You will be educated to degree level and will ideally have a postgraduate or professional qualification in a related discipline. You should also have experience of successfully managing work streams or projects in close collaboration with stakeholders including academics, administrators and professional or technical staff. You will need to be adaptable, resourceful and a natural problem solver with a gift for operating effectively in a changing environment and a passion for making UCLan an even better place to study, work and do business.

For an informal discussion about what the roles may involve, contact Jackie Cooper.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This is based in Preston.

Please apply online. If you cannot apply online, please contact Human Resources and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Closing Date: 17 September 2017

Interview Date: 28 September 2017

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