ICT Project Manager, Blackburn, Lancashire

Closing date:

Star AcademiesBlackburn, Lancashire
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £38,052 - £42,806 (SCP M2 42-47)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and talented individual to support the delivery of the ICT Strategy nationally across our Trust.



Star Academies is seeking to appoint a focused professional who will support the delivery of assigned ICT projects to meet both the needs of schools and the strategic objectives of the Trust. In return, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact within Star and benefit from excellent professional development opportunities.



The successful candidate will provide project support to the Central ICT Team in the delivery of the ICT Strategy to the Trust and its schools. The ideal candidate will be highly organised, have experience of drafting written materials for a variety of purposes and audiences and be highly proficient in the use MS Office software packages.



With a programme of delivering new build schools, through to a new Trust-wide ICT platform, this is a unique opportunity for a well-organised and focused professional to join a highly successful, and rapidly expanding team.



The role will be based in Lancashire, but will require some travel to schools.



The ideal candidate will have:


  • 5 A*-C at GCSE including English and Maths or equivalent
  • A Levels or equivalent ICT project management qualification
  • Experience of drafting written materials for a variety of purposes and audiences.
  • Experience of completing detailed research, analysing the data and reporting to different audiences.



Why work at Star Academies?


Star Academies is a mixed Multi-Academy Trust that runs a diverse network of primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. All of our new schools inspected to date have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED.



The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Please contact Nathan Colman, Recruitment and Talent Manager on 0330-313-9832 if you would like an informal and confidential discussion regarding the role.



Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete the Trust application form. CVs will not be accepted for this role.



Closing date: Friday, 16 November at 12 midnight


Interviews: 23 November 2018


Star Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory clearances including; references, Enhanced DBS disclosure, health clearance and proof of eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.



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