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Senior Project Manager in Cambridge, UK 🌎

Looking for: Project Manager
Budget: Negotiable

Cambridge University Press is one of the most prestigious academic publishers, offering a wide range of products in digital and print format across the globe.

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The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and driven Senior Project Manager to join our busy Projects Office, working on a strategic demand planning project. You will work with colleagues from the ELT product group, as well as internal Technology teams and external suppliers, to manage the project budget, scope and schedule. In collaboration with the project board, you will ensure that the project adheres to appropriate governance requirements and delivers the required outputs. You will ideally have experience in delivering projects focused on Data and Business Systems Analysis and/or Supply Chain Management within complex technology environments.

This is a fixed-term contract for six-months; flexible working options are available.

About You
You will have a demonstrable track record of delivering projects on time and to budget, as well as a clear understanding of project management principles and methodologies. You should have the confidence to work with senior stakeholders across different departments and experience of taking the lead within a project team.

We value the following personal qualities

  • Leadership. Can you drive a project forwards effectively, successfully delivering business outcomes?
  • Stakeholder management. Can you skilfully manage your project stakeholders?
  • Communication. Can you translate across business and technical environments?
  • Commitment. Will you go the extra mile to deliver on time, on budget and to the required level of quality?
  • Highly skilled planner. Can you build a plan within a complex environment with a diverse group of stakeholders?

You will also have a strong relationship with our six behavioural values

  • collaborative,
  • decisive,
  • empowering,
  • innovative,
  • responsible and
  • responsive.

About Us
We are a global not-for-profit organisation, committed to the advancement of knowledge worldwide through our exciting publishing programme directed at learners. You will be joining a diverse and collaborative workforce and you will be supported in your career ambitions to achieve your potential. Help us achieve our mission, and you will have a career that is not only hugely satisfying but brings with it great benefits and a stimulating, supportive and flexible working environment.

Benefits include

  • flexible working;
  • subsidised holiday childcare;
  • private healthcare;
  • free life assurance and a contributory pension scheme;
  • 28 days’ annual leave (rising to 30 days with service) in addition to bank holidays;
  • subsidised restaurant;
  • free on-site gym and sports facilities;
  • free employee assistance programme and season ticket travel loans.

Our offices are based in Cambridge, ten minutes from the train station and close to the guided bus way.

To apply, please complete the online application process to include a c.v. and covering letter.

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Posted 2 months ago
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