IT Project Manager Ref 2734

School/department: IT Services
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term for 1 year  
Reference:  2734
Salary: starting at £39,992 and rising to £47,722 per annum
Placed on: 24 November 2017
Closing date:  2 January 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager to oversee the implementation of our new cloud hosted Virtual Learning Environment.

You will be required to utilise strong technical experience to manage the setup, rollout and transition to service of our new VLE which will integrate with our Student Record System and Lecture Capture solution.  The new platform will provide a unified solution to meet the on and off campus needs of the University including the University’s new Online Distance Learning course provision.

Ideally candidates will have experience of similar projects and working within the higher education sector. Strong stakeholder management skills are vital, as well as all round excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with technical teams as well as academics and students.

The Project Manager will be based in IT Services and work closely with colleagues in Technology Enhanced Learning and the University Project Services team as well as with the software vendor and other third parties.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 2734) (PDF 253.12KB)

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

See our terms and conditions summary for Administrative Staff and Other related faculty [DOC 37.00KB]

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