Senior Project Manager

University of Southampton
January 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:£42,155 to £53,353
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (18 month
Working Time:Full time
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Senior Project Manager iSolutions

Location: 1 Guildhall Square Salary: £42,155 to £53,353 Per annum Full Time Fixed Term (18 months) Closing Date: Monday 30 January 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2139723JF

Senior Project Manager Student Systems (Full Time or Part Time Considered)

This is an exceptional time to be joining the University of Southampton. We are committed to excellence in all we do, applying our insights and inventiveness to solve the most complex societal and environmental challenges. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high- quality educational offering, we are renowned for our innovation and enterprise and are within the top 1% of universities worldwide.

iSolutions is responsible for an estate of 2,920 servers, 1,070 network switches, 2,300 wireless access points and 47,700 wired access points; for 13,000 desktops with some 2,000 different applications and corporate systems. We actively seek out new technologies and better ways of working to maintain and support this complex and diverse estate.

About the Role

The Senior Project Manager will manage and deliver multiple large or complex projects which form part of a Student Systems Programme of work.

What you'll do

To work with Senior staff to create and drive decision making in support of project planning and delivery that supports reviews and defines strategic direction.

What you'll bring

You will be a Project Manager with proven experience of delivering large or complex projects. You will be able to understand how projects and programmes support the objectives of the University and have experience of tracking and forecasting project finances. You will be able to apply and actively promote equality, diversity and inclusion and demonstrate the Southampton Behaviours. You will be able to work autonomously, yet collaboratively with senior stakeholders and be able to influence decision makers through strong communication.

You will be offered some excellent benefits including:

  • 44 days leave per year (including 6 University Closure days and 8 days public holidays)
  • A 35-hour working week
  • Excellent pension scheme (Employer contributions for USS are currently 21.4% of pensionable pay)
  • Hybrid working
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff discounts
  • Discounted access to our sports complex
  • Support for training and development
  • All our benefits can be viewed here.
  • As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates from working class, first generation Higher Education, the Global South and other underrepresented groups.

    Application procedure

    You should submit your completed application form online at www. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sian Gale (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email [email protected] Please quote job reference 2139723JF on all correspondence.

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    Further details:
  • Job Description and Person Specification
  • We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.

    Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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