Operational Change Manager Life & Mind Building

University of Oxford
December 05, 2022
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Operational Change Manager Life & Mind Building

Central Oxford

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.

Estates Services is responsible for the management of Oxford's 450 buildings, University Parks and Gardens, Wytham Woods and commercial, agriculture and residential land. Our values include being open, honest and fair, we listen, and to show courtesy and respect to our staff.

Following the closure of the Tinbergen Building in 2017, the University formed a Development Agreement with Legal & General to fund and construct the Life and Mind Building (LaMB). The project is currently in the construction phase and is due to complete in October 2024, with more information available here: https: // lifeandmind.web.ox.ac.uk/home

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing, and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

The opportunity for hybrid working is available with working pattern to be discussed at interview.

About the Role

As Operational Change Manager you will support the project delivery as a key member of the Project team. You will provide key management support to the Senior Responsible Owner and to the Departments of Biology and Experimental Psychology as well as acting as Chair of the Operational Readiness Steering Group reporting to the Project Board.

Your key responsibility will be user representation for operational change managing the change activity required in readiness for occupation, working in close partnership with various senior leaders including the Divisional leads of Medical Sciences (MSD) and Mathematics, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS), the Developer and their delivery team as well as with other University stakeholders including Estates Operations, Security Services and the Safety Office.

You will also manage and co-ordinate the set-up of the new facility, including all services and management procedures commensurate with this world class facility.

About You

To be successful in this exciting new role, you will need to demonstrate significant experience of management or delivery of major research and teaching facilities from construction/handover to in-use.

Proven knowledge and experience of relevant health and safety, statutory body and disability legislation is also essential.

You will be an expert problem solver with ability to maintain a flexible and collaborative

approach, and a high level of diplomacy at all times.

Strong team leadership skills are also required along with the ability to work pro-actively and independently

Application Process

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon Monday 5 December

Interviews will take place during week commencing 12 December it is likely that it will be held face to face.

Contact Person : Phil Taylor Vacancy ID : 161934 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 05-Dec-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 50300 - 58284

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