The Management Recruitment Group
salary: 46000.00 British Pound . GBP Annual
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Job type: contract
Job industry: Education
The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the world's largest law schools. With an impressive history dating back to 1876, we employ over 900 staff and have over 14,000 students studying on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, along with an alumni network in excess of 100,000.
We were the first-ever independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers and in 2012 we gained university title. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal and business minds. In 2016, we opened our leading Business School, further enhancing our reputation as a full service legal, business and educational training specialist, operating from campuses throughout the UK, Berlin and Hong Kong and an Online campus.
The University of Law is entering a pivotal period of transformation; accelerating growth in an ever more competitive world to attract students globally, with intensive imperatives on widening access and reducing differences in outcomes related to our students' backgrounds. Delivering world-class digital services, skills and capabilities is an integral part of the University of Law's ambitious strategy. Over the next two years, IT will transform our digital landscape, replacing legacy solutions and implementing innovative new technologies and the IT Projects and Change teams play a critical role in this.
As a Project Manager you will be responsible for managing IT projects, ensuring that all projects are delivered to scope, time, quality & budget and deliver the defined objectives set out in the business case, reviewing and developing project methodology and documentation to ensure that all projects follow a defined process. You will build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues and stakeholders (internally and externally) building effective working relationships to ensure successful implementation of projects and change requests.
The successful candidate will have gained previous experience of working as an IT Project Manager utilising MS Project with a good level of proficiency across other MS applications especially Word Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. You will possess excellent project management, people management and communication Skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients, colleagues and technical staff. You will have the ability to multitask working on multiple projects and will have a strong commitment to see projects to completion
This fixed term role is an excellent opportunity to experience life at a sector-leading Higher Education organisation, ideal not only for candidates who already have Higher Education experience and are interested in working at a more commercially-focused institution but also for candidates from a commercial background who wish to move into education.
For a confidential discussion and a copy of our detailed candidate briefing pack, please contact our retained advisor Sian Gardiner at the Management Recruitment Group.
Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to Sian Gardiner
Closing date for applications is Sunday 17th October 2021