Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Project Manager

United Kingdom

Closing in 9 days

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Project Manager

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Management and Specialist grade 7 from £45585 to £54395 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

IT Services

Full time, open ended

Loughborough University IT Services is looking for an experienced Project Manager, with a strong demonstrable background in IT Project Management, to join our Project Management Office. The position will support the delivery of projects on the ITS project portfolio, those related to the University core plans, including Research & Innovation.

The role will initially manage projects aligned to Project Digital, the digital transformation initiative critical to the delivery of the University's new strategy. Further information can be found here. This is an opportunity to be at the heart of the University's digital transformation and play a pivotal role in this core, strategic enabling programmes.

You will have experience of working and delivering projects in a complex environment / organisation. Managed IT projects, across the project life cycle, covering analysis, development, testing, implementation, support, maintenance, and de-commissioning. Understanding of solution design, development, testing and release management in an agile and / or waterfall environment. Be ready to engage with new systems / services and want to develop your professional skills.

The Project Management Office consists of 6 project management professionals and together we deliver the institutions IT projects working closely with managers and professionals from across the university in a collaborative approach. Further information of our services can be found here.

Come and join IT Services at a UK top 10 university. We are at the forefront of supporting the digital campus, protecting and securing our IT systems, and developing strategies to take us forward in a rapidly evolving world. Whatever stage you are at in your career Loughborough University provides a vibrant, dynamic experience. The atmosphere on campus is friendly and relaxed and offers fantastic facilities for staff to use.

As a member of IT Services, you can expect:

  • Support in developing your career, allowing you to progress towards your goals in a friendly environment.
  • Mentoring and development opportunities including exposure to a wide breadth of technologies
  • To work closely with all of our partners from across the University to support digital transformation and deliver outstanding levels of service that are recognised as the best in the country by our students in the National Student Survey
  • A supportive dynamic working policy with flexible home/hybrid working where possible.
  • A superb 440-acre green site in the heart of Leicestershire with first- rate facilities, plenty of open space, gardens, and sports areas
  • A great salary and benefits package, generous holiday allowance and pension scheme
  • There is a sense of pride across campus; employees are proud to be part of our continuous success and are an essential part of achieving all that we do. It's not just students that arrive at Loughborough for the first day of their future - we want our staff to feel the same too.

    Diversity of experience, thought and perspective enriches our university and the lives of its community. It is crucial to our ongoing development as an international institution. We strive to create a culture that supports equality and celebrates diversity throughout the campus, and we are actively seeking to make our team more diverse.

    Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

    Whatever area of IT you work in, if you're looking to make things happen then we're looking for you.

    For the full job description and person specification please see here.

    Informal enquiries should be made to Mike Domokos, Project Portfolio Manager by email at: [email protected], or by telephone on +44 (0)1509 226143

    Closing Date: 4 October 2023

    Interviews Week Commencing: 24 October 2023

    Job details


    Project Manager


    Loughborough University


    United Kingdom


    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 04, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

    Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

    Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

    Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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