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Project Manager / Programme Manager

Job Description

Job Description

We are recruiting programme and project managers who want to see their work making a difference to people's futures. As part of a community of change leaders delivering strategic and tactical projects, you will be responsible for defining, shaping and coordinating people, process and technology change globally, improving access to education and life opportunities for millions of people.

We are a modern organisation with a proud legacy and a global reputation for excellence. As one of the oldest established media organisations in the world we have been on a digital transformation journey and now are looking for people who can help us move beyond good to world-leading in the digital era.

We offer continuous learning opportunities including mentoring, coaching, communities of practice and the resources you need to grow your career in whichever direction you choose. Whether you want to increase your expertise or broaden your skills and career experience, we will support you.

Whether you are looking for a permanent or interim role we may have an opportunity to suit you. We will consider requests for full or part-time hours and operate a hybrid working arrangement with attendance at our Cambridge office as required by mutual agreement.

Projects you could be delivering include:

  • acquisition and integration of new businesses to grow our product offer

  • implementing new tools into the business to improve our ways of working and drive efficiency

Candidate Description

  • You can take a brief for a business opportunity and turn it into a plan through robust engagement and analysis

  • You embrace good governance and communication to achieve successful outcomes

  • You have great people skills, can recognise the viewpoints of multiple stakeholders and identifying the best way forward

  • You are comfortable in accepting and providing challenge to senior colleagues to ensure the best outcome for your projects

  • You are proactive and highly motivated by your accountability to make change happen

Application Description

Cambridge University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK, CB2 8BS Loading…

Employer Description

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

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

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.