Senior Project Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7116841 (Ref.No. CSBCT1049)
Posted: November 28, 2022

Job Description

Salary: Grade 8 (£43,414– £51,805 p.a. depending on experience) 

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner.   We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Do you thrive on working in a complex environment, using your ability to navigate political and organisational issues, as well as your skills in project and programme delivery? Are you a skilled communicator and collaborator who is able to achieve results through others? Are you keen to help facilitate and deliver transformational change at the University? 

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

The University has launched a new and ambitious 10-year strategy investing significantly across a number of technology and change programmes. The Transformation Office is responsible for driving complex change initiatives that will have a profound impact on both University operations and ways of working. The Transformation Office will enable the University to achieve programme outcomes and is focused on developing and delivering projects with a user-centred approach and is committed to improving the student and staff experience.

Working on a key strategic initiative, you will work with the Lead Programme Manager, Executive Sponsor, Business Lead, and other key stakeholders to apply leadership, programme, project and change management skills to deliver and embed successful change.  We currently have multiple opportunities available across our diverse portfolio, including digital / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), capital infrastructure, and student education related transformational projects and programmes.

As a Senior Project Manager, you must be able to demonstrate significant experience of delivering concurrent, complex projects. You have strong communication and influencing skills with the ability to balance priorities, and succeed through cooperation and collaboration with others. You will be able to articulate and embed the benefits of change management methodologies; collaborating with other change specialists across the University.  

What we offer in return

And much more!  

If you are looking for a role that will help deliver transformational change, apply today.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Sophia Kennedy, Interim Senior Service Delivery Manager

Email: [email protected] 

Or alternatively join our “Open Hour”, on the 8th December 2022 at 7.00pm to meet team members and ask questions.


Please register your interest using the link below at least one day prior to the event to ensure you receive the joining link on time

 Register your interest here

 Due to their being multiple roles, we will be reviewing, interviewing and offering, if appropriate, applicants prior to the closing date. 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Business Change Team
Section:  Transformation Office
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £43,414 to £51,805 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 28 November 2022
Closing Date:  Monday 02 January 2023
Reference:  CSBCT1049

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.