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Project Implementation Coordinator


The project implementation co-ordinator will be a key member of the Finance Transformation Programme helping to implement a once in a lifetime change in the Finance System. You will lead and coordinate the implementation phase of the FSR project including planning, communications, liaising with stakeholders and be the first point of contact for queries. In addition, you will be providing support to other project team members, module owners and business leads.

The Role

This role will be an important part of a delivery-focused team and you will be responsible for the monitoring and management of various workstreams and user groups within the FSR project. You will be required to create and maintain documents, develop project plans to support the Finance Systems Replacement (FSR) Project Team and be responsible for the day-to-day administration activities and process to ensure efficient and effective operation of the Finance Transformation Programme.

Your Skills

The successful candidate will be educated to a degree or Level 6 vocational qualification and possess some systems projects experience / background. This role will require building strong working relationships with various teams throughout the University and ensuring strong communication and engagement with key stakeholders. Excellent organisational skills are essential.

Benefits

The University offers an excellent benefit package including:

  • 36 days annual leave, inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Defined benefits pension schemes
  • Flexible working options
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Discounts on shopping
  • Tax-efficient bicycle and charity-giving schemes

Location

The University is supportive of hybrid working, where some work is undertaken on University premises and some in a remote working environment. The aim of our approach is to enable as many staff as possible to work in a hybrid way if they wish and where their role allows. This arrangement is subject to change and will not form a part of the contractual terms of the role.

Funding for this post is available for 3 years.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure and a security check.

If you would like more information about this role, informal enquiries can be directed by email to Michelle Bond, Head of Financial Systems at michelle.bond@admin.cam.ac.uk

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact a Recruitment Administrator at Finhr_recruitment@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Closing date: 22nd July 2024

Interview date: 6th August 2024

Please quote reference AG42297 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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

Further information

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