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IT Project Manager, Higher Education

  • Location

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    Recruitment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Tim Palmer

  • Contact email:

    tim.palmer@cbresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    6-324557

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Tim Palmer

IT Project Manager, Higher Education

As a result of a considerable planned investment within IT, a leading University based in Surrey has a requirement for an experienced IT Project Manager to join the IT function and lead on a number of IT system-based projects over the next 24 months. Among the planned projects are the implementation of a new Payroll, Human Resources and Finance systems, and after approximately 6 months there are projects to improve BI capabilities and to deliver an Enterprise Service Bus.

The primary objectives of the IT Project Manager position include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing and delivering concurrent full lifecycle projects
  • Operating within mainstream project and development methodologies such as Agile and Prince2
  • Working within an established project framework and reporting within a PMO structure
  • Managing multiple stakeholder and providing regular progress updates
  • Drawing upon established expertise and leading resources to deliver projects

To be suitable for this IT Project Manager requirement, candidates will require the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in an IT Project Manager role, preferably with a focus on delivering full lifecycle system change projects
  • Prince2 qualification or another recognized project management qualification
  • Managing multiple concurrent projects of varying complexity and duration
  • Exceptional project documentation and stakeholder management skills
  • Ideally, exposure to a number of the following business processes and systems: infrastructure, finance and HR systems, business intelligence and data

CB Resourcing operates as both an employment agency and an employment business. Applicants will need to be able to provide us with proof of their eligibility to work in the UK upon request