R210368 - Senior Improvement Project Manager

Updated: 20 days ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime

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Project Management Office
Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Grade:  Grade 09
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 28 September 2021
Interview Date:  Monday 18 October 2021
Reference:  R210368
Release Date:  Tuesday 14 September 2021

Aston University’s Project Management Office was established to co-ordinate the delivery of a portfolio of improvement activity across the University including Digital Aston – a multi-million programme to build a digital environment which meets the future needs and expectations of Aston’s beneficiaries. 

Reporting to the Director of Process & Quality Improvement, the successful applicant will lead on the initiation and delivery of large scale improvement projects, and in particular those within the Digital Aston programme. Working closely with the Digital Services team, and deploying solutions across Colleges and support services teams, the post holder is responsible for the successful delivery of improvement projects.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate evidence of successfully delivering large scale / organisation wide projects and which comprise a significant technology / IT component. Experience of working with the Microsoft Power Platform would be highly advantageous.

The role also requires the post holder to provide coaching and support to other Project Managers in the PMO.

This role presents an exciting opportunity to help and to deliver an enhanced digital infrastructure, transform business processes and embed a high-performance culture.

Please note: Redeployees will be given priority consideration for vacancies.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel.  We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. 

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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