Business Change & Project Manager opportunities

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  • Salary:
    £32,100 – £41,700
  • Location:
    Cambridge
  • Country:
    UK
  • Business Unit:
    English
  • Vacancy Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    29 May 2022

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Birgit Ott

birgit.ott@cambridge.org

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Challenge the status quo and innovate for the future!

Does this describe you?

 

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

We embrace change and drive innovation forward to meet the changing needs of our customers across the globe. You will explore further, be bold and stay focused on the impact we can have on society and individuals

 

The Roles

Business Change & Project Manager (2 positions) Fixed Term contract: 1 x 12 months, 1 x Maternity Cover

Salary: £32,100 – £41,700

Senior Business Change & Project Manager (2 positions) Fixed Term contract: 18 months

Salary £40,000 - £48,000

Location: Cambridge

These are exciting times for English as we look to implement a range of strategic initiatives, to develop our products and services to customers and to streamline our systems. To enable us to meet the ever-increasing demand, we are seeking to appoint 2 enthusiastic and dynamic Business Change & Project Managers and 2 Senior Business Change & Project Managers, who will thrive in delivering in this changing environment and are motivated by providing excellent customer service.

The successful candidates will be primarily responsible for managing projects and their teams / leading colleagues through business change activities. You will contribute to delivery and launch plans, ensuring that business readiness activities are identified and managed effectively. You will also ensure that impacted teams are properly supported and are fully prepared for launch and operational implementation.

The role holder requires the ability to engage and build excellent relationships with internal senior stakeholders across the business, as well as external stakeholders and customers, to understand strategic business drivers and to ensure that requirements are met.

 

About you

You will have a demonstrable track record of successfully implementing business change initiatives and delivering projects and will be experienced and adept at driving project activity, ensuring successful delivery within agreed budgets and timescales. You will also have an excellent understanding of good project and change management principles (and preferably Agile methodologies) and will have used these in the projects you have managed, and be confident in taking the lead within a project team.

You will have excellent relationship management, negotiation and communication skills and will be able to influence colleagues, suppliers, and decision makers effectively.

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, you will also be energetic, innovative and organised, be able to work to tight deadlines, together with the capacity to add value to the team through collaboration, mentoring and knowledge sharing.

 

Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work. You want to learn more? Visit https://www.cambridge.org/careers/benefits

 

The closing date for application is 29th May 2022 and interviews will be scheduled to take place shortly after. Please specify which role you are applying for in your application.

 

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. Ensuring that everyone feels they belong is essential to who we are, and to the contribution we make to society and our planet.

We believe better outcomes come through diversity of thought, background, and approach. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.


 
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