Human Resources

Project Team Lead - QMUL22815

Department: IT Services
Salary: £38,084 - £44,807 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL22815
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 13-Jan-2021
Closing date: 28-Jan-2021

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About the Role

This role is required to support and assist the project Manager in delivering the Managed Service (Win10) Rollout Project. This is a high priority Project due to the security element, with the ambition to eliminate the unmanaged/self-managed devices across the Faculty Schools and Institutes. The ultimate aim is to convert these devices to QM managed devices and actively promote and adapt QM managed service across Queen Mary.


This role is pivotal to the Project team, to lead the Project team upon direction from the Project Manager to execute and deliver the managed service rollout as per agreed approach.


Stakeholder buy-in/engagement it crucial to the success of this Project.

Thus essential to promote a homogenised working environment - liaise and ensure engagement with key stakeholders as well as demonstrating efficient and effective leadership skills to the Project Team during the rollout.


About You

Ideally Agile/Prince2/MPS qualified, coupled with demonstrable depth and breadth recent experience in change delivery, shaping and executing large scale transformation projects.

The successful candidate should be a self-motivated IT professional with significant experience in managing and leading a team of IT professionals on delivery work streams and smaller projects.  You will have a proven track record from similar positions of delivering quality projects with the customer at the centre of all activities.  The ability to act as project lead as well as providing daily management oversight is a key skill you will possess to drive this project forward and meet deadlines. A key aspect of the role is your ability to map processes.  The successful applicant should be educated to degree level or equivalent and have experience built up by working in progressively more challenging project roles.

The successful candidate will be part of the Queen Mary IT Change Delivery team consisting of experienced business analysts and project managers. You will be leading a Project team of 4-5 members, whose remit will be to further support the successful delivery of this project. You will be working closely with the campus support technicians, the Infrastructure and Applications departments, our dedicated Service management team and more importantly develop strong relationships and engagement with the Faculty School/Institute Managers to deliver a successful project.

You will have the ability to interact with, engage and influence peers and other senior management of the University to benefit the project. 

About the IT Services Department

The IT Services function sits within the Professional Services Department and is part of the professional services group that enable and facilitate the success of our students and academics. Along with other professional service areas the IT Services seeks to deliver value for money through technology, efficiency, economy, effectiveness and equity.


About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time, fixed term appointment for 18 months, with an expected start date as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,084 - £44,807 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.


Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Sarah Lai at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 6647.


To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.


The closing date for applications is Thursday, 28th January 2021.


Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. 


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