Assessment Workstream Project Officer
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Grade: H (£38,592 - £44,737)
The University of Central Lancashire has commissioned a large-scale programme to transform the business processes and IT systems that underpin the student journey. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join us and work collaboratively with business representatives, end-users, technical teams and the wider University to deliver solutions that support effective and efficient business processes in alignment with University Strategy.
The Assessment Project Officer role will lead the Assessment workstream to deliver a set of defined deliverables, in time and on budget relating to assessment processes/data in the Student Information System (SIS). The role holder will work closely with colleagues in Academic Registry and the academic community to coordinate business analysis activities, identify solutions to improve the associated processes and systems to manage the University's assessment operations and functions.
The role holder will utilise project management skills to formulate proposals, develop and execute delivery and implementation plans, and ensure stakeholders requirements are captured. You will proactively liaise will subject matter experts, consultants and networks to identify sector best practice, and apply knowledge of course and assessment data, grade entry and assessment board processes to ensure the development and implementation of solutions meet business requirements including the efficient and effective operation of assessment boards and the improvement of data quality for internal and external reporting.
The role holder will apply agile methodology practices, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary product team focused on continuous improvement. Holding a Degree or equivalent experience, you will drive, inform and implement solutions taking ideas and/or designs to development into production, working in close collaboration with wider IT team and key business stakeholders.
You will have the ability to communicate and collaborate well with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation with varying technical experience and capabilities coupled together with strong problem-solving, a logical approach and to see different perspectives and alternative options. It is key that you work well under pressure and have an appreciation of business priorities, deadlines and client requirements.
Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.
School/Service: Learning & Information Services
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract for 2 years
Interview Date: To be confirmed
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