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Digital Learning Project Manager

Location: LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE Salary: 360.00 - 410.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Technology Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3067655

Project Manager. Project Management. Prince2. Digital Learning. E-Learning. Higher education.

My client, a well-respected organisation in Leeds have a requirement for a Project Manager to work within the (PMO) at their Digital Learning Service for an initial 3 months contract.

You will be responsible for the management, coordination, implementation, execution, control and transition of a high profile project, ensuring consistency with the Service’s strategy and change management approach. To deliver a fast moving and high profile project that will require a candidate with excellent stakeholder management skills and attention to detail.

To manage the project throughout the various stages of the lifecycle, including planning and control, management of resources, RAID, benefits, milestones, costs, scope and assuming overall responsibility for the delivery of successful benefits. To play a key role in the shaping of the initiative, including agreeing scope, oversight, ownership and roles; ensuring close strategic alignment and effectively consulting with key stakeholders to achieve this.

To contribute to the development of change management skills throughout the Service through sharing best practice; coaching and supporting other colleagues across the university and seeking opportunities to raise the profile of the team through these development opportunities.

Person Specification: Well developed project management experience ideally gained in a higher education setting or heavily regulated industry, and/or a digital learning setting including e-learning and media production. Confident in the tailored use of MS Project, Prince2, Managing Successful Programmes and APM Body of Knowledge.
Significant recent experience in delivering high profile projects in a client facing role. First class stakeholder management skills and experience of managing external parties including suppliers and other partners. Experience of leading and managing project teams, achieving results through other people without necessarily using formal line management authority. Demonstrates a good understanding of Higher Education combined with ability to challenge accepted norms.

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