R220505 - Digital Project Manager (Internal Only)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime

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Digital Services
Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £35,333 to £42,155 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 07 August 2022
Interview Date:  Wednesday 10 August 2022
Reference:  R220505
Release Date:  Monday 01 August 2022

Aston University’s Digital Services team build, manage and support a complex digital infrastructure that supports delivery of outstanding graduate outcomes and equips business and communities with the skills for future success. Many of the improvements we are making are encapsulated within ‘Digital Aston’ - a £10 million programme to build a digital environment which meets the needs and expectations of Aston’s beneficiaries. 

Working within our new Digital Improvement & Engagement Team, the successful applicant will lead on the initiation and delivery of Digital Services projects, and represent the department by leading a technical stream within strategic projects and programmes, including in the Digital Aston programme. Working closely with colleagues within Digital Services, the Project Management Office and across Colleges and professional services teams, the post holder is responsible for the successful delivery of these projects.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate evidence of successfully delivering technical/digital projects as well as a strong background in both IT technologies and project management principles.

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

Please note that 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. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.  

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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