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Director of Process & Quality Improvement

Project Management Office

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  Competitive
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 15 July 2022
Reference:  R220374
Release Date:  Thursday 16 June 2022

We are seeking an experienced individual to lead, coordinate and manage the work required to ensure the continued successful delivery of a large programme of change which will transform the processes of the University.

The ideal candidate will have the experience and leadership skills to deliver a change programme of considerable scope, size, complexity, and interdependency.  They will also manage the high-performing Project Management Officer (PMO) with a team of 8.

Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the role holder will be responsible for working with the Executive sponsors and leads to ensure the portfolio of change projects and activities is coordinated and well managed.  Key to achieving this will be implementing an approved change programme governance framework and developing an overall business case and budget to deliver a university wide change programme.

The successful candidates will have advanced knowledge of all aspects of programme/portfolio management, ideally within the higher education environment; experience in driving through wide ranging change in large and complex organisations; and be highly commercially aware.

For further information and to apply candidates should contact either Toby Gebbie at McLean Partnership Tel: 07775853072 or Miles Budgen Tel: 07486910858

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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