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Junior Project Manager (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

This could also be a Secondment opportunity for Internal applicants.

This is a hands on role working within the University Information Services' Programme and Project Office to deliver projects and support the delivery of more complex projects and programmes. Specifically, the role holder is likely to be assigned the management of a number of smaller scale projects that they will be responsible for and also to work alongside a Programme Manager to deliver specific workstreams or aspects of a highly complex and important programme for the University.

The role requires an organised individual with the ability to work methodically and consistently to ensure project timeframes are met. The role holder will need the ability to build relationships and engage with a wide range of stakeholders effectively.

To ensure consistency across the portfolio, the role holder will be required to utilise standard templates and approaches used by the University.

This role of Junior Project Manager is crucial to the effective working of the Programme and Project Office and forms part of a developing project management career path within the University's Information Services.

Formal qualifications in project management would be an advantage, but are not essential. Experience working within a project or programme environment is required with evidence of an understanding of basic project management principles and activities. Experience in an IT environment and familiarity with software development would also be an advantage.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30 June 2017. It is intended interviews will be held week commencing Monday 3 July 2017

Please quote reference VC12370 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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