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Senior Project Manager (Internal Secondment)

PPSC Projects and Change

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £43,155 to £54,421 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 02 June 2023
Reference:  REG174723


This vacancy is open to employees of the University of Nottingham only. 

An exciting secondment opportunity has arisen within the PPSC Projects and Change team, available until March 2024. 

We are seeking a dynamic, proactive senior project manager to contribute to all aspects of project management supporting strategic projects and programmes. This will involve project management and administration in relation to project planning, risk, change management, communication, financial management, and governance. 

We are seeking to appoint someone who is well-organised, motivated and flexible and who is excited by the opportunity to work on high-profile projects in the University.

As Senior Project Manager, you will:

    Support and promote the delivery of the University’s Strategic Change Portfolio.  

    Work with a wide range of stakeholders to enable projects and programmes to deliver the identified outputs, outcomes, and benefits.  

    Focus on ensuring the projects and programmes in scope provide value for money and underpin the University’s strategic ambition. 

You will be:

    Experienced in managing and coordinating projects and change with a sound understanding of project management methodologies and techniques.

    Able to quickly establish your credibility and form positive and sound working relationships, interacting with a divergent mix of people and personalities. 

    An effective communicator, able to influence and negotiate effectively at all levels.

    A strong planner, able to organise and motivate teams.

    Work accurately and efficiently under pressure managing your time effectively, delivering results in time and to a high standard.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We encourage you to apply anyway as we know that a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace is not only a better place to work but also produces higher-quality solutions. If you are excited by the opportunities of this role, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every requirement, you should still apply; you may be just the right candidate.

This role is available as an internal secondment until 29/03/2024.  Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 30 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Requests for secondment from internal candidates will be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Please note that applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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