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Role: Project Manager

Location: North-West England

Contract: 12 Month FTC, 2 days per week in the office.

Salary: up to £56,000


La Fosse have partnered with a leading University in the North-West of England who are looking for a Project Manager to join their Strategic Change Office on an initial 12 Month FTC. The Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of strategic projects on schedule and budget, including project definition, resource management, project processes such as risk and issue management, and consolidated reporting. They will also contribute to the capability of the Strategic Project and Programme Delivery service.


  • To drive the alignment of projects with the university’s strategic vision and plan, through recommendations to governance bodies on proposed benefits and drivers for change of projects being delivered by the Strategic Change Office;
  • To provide recommendations for the definition of projects including estimation of resources, schedule and budget to best maximise the potential for the delivery of benefits;
  • To assume where required business change manager responsibilities (i.e. where not undertaken by a separate role);
  • In alignment with the University’s approach for delivering strategic change and in relation to the assigned initiative to undertake:
    • Project management including definition, planning, risk, issue and change control management, progress reporting and benefits reporting
    • Business analysis including the completion of analysis tasks in order to shape, size and scope projects prior to launch
    • Project and Programme administration as required.

Experience Needed:

  • Relevant Project or Change Management Qualification, or relevant experience of methodologies;
  • Experience of working with SITS or CRM/ERP Systems;
  • Experience of delivering projects in a complex governance environment;
  • Experience of working in a Higher Education environment is preferred, but not essential.

If this role sounds of interest to you and you have the relevant experience, then please do apply.

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