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Project Support

500.00 - 750.00 GBP Daily
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

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Amazing 6 month opportunity to be a Project Manager who would be responsible for the deliver of the strategic projects on schedule and budget, including project definition, resource management, project processes such as risk and issue management, and consolidated reporting.

Main Responsibilities


  • To provide recommendations for the definition of projects including estimation of resources, schedule and budget to best maximize the potential for the delivery of benefits
  • To drive the alignment of projects with the University of Manchester's strategic vision and plan, through provision of recommendations to governance bodies on proposed benefits and drivers for change of projects being delivered by the Strategic Change Office
  • As part of the Strategic Project & Programme Delivery Team, support the implementation of a comprehensive delivery approach for Programme and Project Management within the University of Manchester
  • To deputise when necessary for Senior Project/Programme Managers in meetings, at governance bodies, and in leading and managing the operations of the Strategic Change Office
  • To deputise when necessary for peers in the Strategic Project & Programme Delivery team such as other Project Managers and Business Analysts


  • In alignment with the businesses approach for delivering strategic change and in relation to the assigned initiative to undertake:
    • Project management including definition, planning, risk, issue and change control management, progress reporting and benefits reporting
    • Business analysis including the completion of analysis tasks in order to shape, size and scope projects prior to launch
    • Project and Programme administration as required
    • Application of tools, templates and methodologies as required
    • Resource and capacity management across the strategic projects and programmes
  • To deliver a strategic project, including:
    • Implementation of governance structures and status reporting
    • Creation, selection and management of the project team
    • Project schedule and regular reviews of progress
    • Risk, issue, and change control management
    • Budget and financial tracking and reporting
    • Benefits management
    • Any supplier management of tasks and activities required
    • Consolidated reporting to the programme and/or portfolio and escalation as required
  • To assume where required business change manager responsibilities (i.e. where not undertaken by a separate role) to include:
    • Change design: definition of the case for change, current and future state documentation and design mapping, options analysis, information analysis and impact assessment

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