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Change and Continuous Improvement Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF41521

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 08/06/2022

Job live date: 09/05/2022

Salary: £31,406- £40,927

Employment type: PM-Other Related

Department: Planning and Strategy Office

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 35.00

Employment Basis/Type: Full Time- Fixed term

Are you motivated by working with others to support the delivery of institutional change and processes and looking for a role with institution-wide impact?

We are looking for a team player to support the design and ongoing delivery of a proactive, strategic and well-managed approach to change management and continuous improvement across the University. Based in the Strategic Change and Projects team in the Planning & Strategy Office but working in close partnership with colleagues in Human Resources and across the professional services and academic schools, you will play a key role in facilitating the management and implementation of change across the organisation, thereby contributing to operational efficiency, staff wellbeing and student satisfaction.

You will have:

  • A good understanding of the principles and practice of change management, continuous improvement and business analysis
  • Strong communication skills and proven effectiveness in advising, influencing and working in partnership with colleagues at all levels
  • Exceptional administrative skills and proven experience supporting colleagues in a secretarial or governance capacity
  • Confidence to challenge current ways of working and suggest improvements to colleagues at all levels

This appointment is for a 12-month contract to cover maternity leave.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Change and Continuous Improvement Manager

Contact role:

Director, Planning & Strategy Office

Contact name:

Usha Kowlessur

Contact name:

Helen Williams

Contact email:

u.s.kowlessur@reading.ac.uk

Contact email:

h.e.williams@reading.ac.uk

Closing Date: 08/06/2022

Interview Date: 20/06/2022

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.​​​​​​​

 

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