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Change and Continuous Improvement Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF30374

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 09/10/2019

Job live date: 11/09/2019

Salary: £30,942 - £40,322 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Planning and Strategy Office

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

Are you motivated by working with others to improve the design and 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 improving the management and implementation of change across the organisation, thereby contributing to operational efficiency, staff wellbeing and student satisfaction.

You will have:
•    Good understanding of the principles and practice of change management, continuous improvement and business analysis
•    Strong collaborative skills and proven effectiveness in motivating, influencing and working in partnership with colleagues at all levels
•    Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to bring order to complex information and situations to achieve institutional objectives
•    Confidence to present and defend complex or unfamiliar concepts with confidence to colleagues at all levels

Interview date: 25/10/2019

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Assistant Director, HR

Contact role:

Director, Planning & Strategy

Contact name:

Claire Rolstone

Contact name:

Rachel Stewart

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 7377

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 5459

Contact email:

Contact email:


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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