University Information Services (UIS) works collaboratively with colleagues in departments, colleges, and other institutions to provide a range of IT services to support the needs of all users at the University. The UIS Delivery Management Office (DMO) manages the delivery of IT projects for the University across four portfolios: Business Systems, Education, Infrastructure and Research.
We are looking for an experienced and highly-motivated Agile Project Manager to join our dynamic and welcoming team. You will assume responsibility for managing a range of IT projects working across a variety of disciplines and stakeholder communities in a continually evolving landscape. You will ensure a professional approach at all times, resulting in successful projects that are delivered on schedule, to agreed quality standards and within budget.
You are a capable Agile Project Manager adept at planning, risk management, dependency management, resource planning and stakeholder engagement. You have the confidence to challenge requirements and identify appropriate tracking and evaluation activities to ensure projects deliver benefits and meet business needs. You can demonstrate your experience of working in delivery-focused environments, promoting best-practice and striving for continuous improvement to enable the successful delivery of technology solutions.
Your background will include proven experience of managing projects/programmes and complex change activity with a sound understanding of project management methodologies and techniques. You will possess excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to motivate project teams. You will be an effective communicator, able to network and build relationships at all levels with experience of influencing and negotiating with key stakeholders to achieve project goals.
As the successful candidate, you will have a degree/professional qualification and a strong background in project/programme management. You will have a PRINCE 2 or APM certification and experience of both waterfall and agile project delivery.
We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.
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