Business Change and Project Manager

Cambridge Assessment
06 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Change and Project Manager
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31/07/19
Salary: GBP32,100 -GBP43,300

Location: Cambridge

What it's about
These are exciting times for Cambridge Assessment English as we look to implement a range of strategic initiatives and to modernise our systems and strive to find creative and innovative ways to improve our products and services to customers. To enable us to meet the ever increasing demand for our services, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Business Change Project Manager, who will thrive in this changing environment and is motivated by delivering excellent customer service.

The role is situated within the Business Support Services department of Cambridge Assessment English, within which there are around 25 staff members working on a wide range of projects to deliver business change across Cambridge Assessment English.

What you'll be doing
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing projects and their teams of project assistants, business analysts, and staff with other project related skill-sets. You will manage the delivery of process revisions, system developments and product support activity as required. You will also engage with and ensure effective delivery by internal and external suppliers.

The role-holder will be responsible for the use of good PPM practice in the projects they manage and for driving project activity to ensure successful delivery and business change within agreed budgets and timescales.

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

What we're looking for
Ideally educated to degree level, or equivalent, you will have the ability to analyse and understand complex business processes, along with a demonstrable track record of successful project management and implementing business change. You will have excellent relationship management, negotiation and communication skills and will be able to influence colleagues, suppliers and decision makers effectively. You will also be energetic, innovative and organised, and able to work to tight deadlines, together with the capacity to add value to the unit through dynamic collaboration, lateral thinking and creative problem solving.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a superb range of benefits:
• Generous contributory pension
• 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications

Who we are

Cambridge Assessment English is a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. We are the global leader in English language assessment. We help people learn English and prove their skills to the world. We provide exams in English for speakers of other languages taken by over 5 million candidates worldwide each year, as well as the leading range of qualifications for language teachers.

Please apply online, uploading your covering letter and CV

As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.

Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, and we offer colleagues a range of flexible working options which suit both the business and the employee. Please let us know of flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15/04/2018 and interviews will be held on 23rd, 24th or 25th April .
As a fair and equal employer, we want to make sure you have all the information you need about the job, so we always incorporate the job description into our ads. If you're invited for interview, you'll also receive that job description as a separate document.
In this spirit of transparency, if you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.

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