Digital Project Manager

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Digital & IT
Job type
£40,000 (negotiable) per annum
12-month fixed term contract
Job Description

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) helps ensure that the Further Education and Training sector develops world class leaders, teachers and trainers. We work across the whole FE sector and are funded by Government grant, commercial contracts, professional membership (The Society for Education and Trainng – SET) and accreditation fees and a variety of other business activities.

We are now looking to appoint a Digital Project Manager with experiece of developing, deploying, testing and operationalally managing digital systems to support our Digital & IT Team through a very busy period.

This role will lead technical projects to improve ETF’s existing digital platforms and systems, as well as supporting the Digital Manager in overseeing their day-to-day management. The role will also work as part of the project teams that are delivering our digital transformation programme (Transform) and other critical digital projects.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent and (ideally) have a recognised project management qualification
  • Have significant experience of:
    • Managing digital projects through the full project lifecycle and into operation
    • Gathering requirements, writing technical specifications and formal testing plans
    • Managing relationships with suppliers to ensure value for money and high-quality service provision
    • The operational management of complex digital systems and services


If you are an exceptional candidate who would like to make an impact and enjoy working in a vibrant and cooperative environment, we will welcome your application.


Closing Date: 15 April 2020 at 12 pm

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How to Apply

Applicants should apply by submitting a CV and covering letter (2 pages maximum), outlining how you fulfil the requirements of the person specification. Please send your application via email by the closing date as outlined below, marked PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL to: