The purpose of the Project Manager role is to deliver IT projects that meet the project requirements within identified timescale, cost and defined quality standards, to stakeholder satisfaction and in accordance with ISD Project Management standards. The Project Manager may be required to directly manage one or more self-contained projects or may be assigned as part of a project team to work under the supervision of a Senior Project Manager
The successful candidate will have strong IT project management experience and a pragmatic delivery focus with demonstrable skills in overcoming obstacles and avoiding diversions. Specific specialist IT expertise is not essential but the ability to communicate effectively with technology specialists and non-technical subject matter experts, to adapt to a range of IT related projects and to cope with surprises are all required
Project Manager, - Ref:1705177 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Information Services Division Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?43,023 - ?50,753 per annum Duties and Responsibilities This is an exciting opportunity for proactive and versatile team players to join the Project Delivery Services team within the UCL Information Services Division (ISD). Project Delivery Services are responsible for the delivery of a portfolio of IT infrastructure, IT applications and related projects across the university covering Education, Digital Transformation, Research IT and corporate services customers throughout the university and beyond. This is a varied role for an IT project management professional with exposure to multiple IT related projects and stakeholders. Project Managers will draw upon their experience in successful project delivery, enabling them to be responsible for effectively managing multiple concurrent projects. They will need to be adaptable, proficient in multi-tasking and comfortable juggling a heavy workload with frequently changing priorities while retaining a strong customer focus. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have strong IT project management experience and a pragmatic delivery focus with demonstrable skills in overcoming obstacles and avoiding diversions. Specific specialist IT expertise is not essential but the ability to communicate effectively with technology specialists and non-technical subject matter experts, to adapt to a range of IT related projects and to cope with surprises are all required. Assigned projects are likely to be a mix of new starts and already in-flight projects, hence versatility is a key requirement. Candidates will need to demonstrate evidence of having successfully delivered several IT-based solutions simultaneously in a complex environment to significant numbers of users through project management. A good understanding of generic project management principles, agile development methodologies, excellent planning skills, strong change control experience and proven experience of finishing projects are all essential. Candidates will need to demonstrate effective project team management skills across all IT and related disciplines alongside the ability to manage team members from the customer base. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to influence and persuade stakeholders is also required. A formal project management qualification such as PRINCE is desirable. Further Details A Job Description can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact ISD Staffing Administration Team firstname.lastname@example.org We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 28 Jan 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date Week commencing 5 February 2018 This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job Description/Person Specification Apply Now
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