Programme Manager (Research)

University of Oxford
June 10, 2024
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Programme Manager (Research)

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.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the IT Services Department as a Programme Manager for the Research Portfolio.

IT Services is a key department that ensures that the University has robust, reliable and high-performing IT facilities it requires to support the distinctive needs of those engaged in teaching, learning, research and administration. We value and recognise our own and the contribution of others, creating a great culture to work in and a place where we all feel we belong.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Programme Manager to join a fast-growing portfolio that aims to meaningfully impact the delivery of ground-breaking research and innovation by working closely with our Researchers and Professional Services colleagues to drive data-driven insights, maximise quality and accessibility of digital services and support the delivery of our Research Computing strategy. We are committed to ensure Oxford's world-leading research can leverage fully the benefits of new technology through enhanced capabilities, and scalable and robust solutions.

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
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working

    About the Role

    The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in managing and implementing key projects and programmes within the Research Portfolio; responsibilities will include ensuring consistency and coherence across related projects, leading and supporting Project Managers and coordinating activities across projects and programmes. The post-holder will support the establishment of efficient governance processes and will seek opportunities to collaborate across projects and build strong connections with key stakeholders within the Research communities and beyond.

    About You

    You will be an experienced Project / Programme Manager, able to work across competing priorities and provide strategic advice to senior stakeholders on progress, risks and opportunities, to inform decision-making. You will have strong financial and organisational skills; you will be able to work effectively with colleagues, stakeholders and staff and you should have experience of managing resources efficiently. The post holder should have experience in navigating complex environments and working with uncertainty.

    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 on Monday 10 June 2024

    Contact Person : Chris Marshall Vacancy ID : 173157 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 10-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 52815 - 61198

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