Project Manager


Cambridge, GB

Category:  Business Systems and Projects

Job Title: Project Manager, Transformation Team

Contract: Full-time, Permanent (Open to flexible working)

Salary: £33,000 – £46,400 per annum

Location: Cambridge


Are you an established Project Manager, looking for a stimulating role where you can also enjoy a work life balance?


We can offer you the flexibility you need, so just let us know your requirements.Exciting times for the Cambridge Assessment International Education Transformation Team. We are looking to implement a range of initiatives to deliver against our strategic goals, modernise our systems and processes, and improve our customer offerings. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Project Manager, who will thrive in this changing environment and is motivated by delivering excellent customer service.


What you’ll be doing

In the wider Transformation Team there are around 20 team members working on a wide range of projects to deliver business change across Cambridge Assessment International Education. As a Project Manager you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of change projects and will lead teams across our organisation.


  • Your projects will deliver changes that enhance our processes, deliver new and improved technology solutions, and support our teams in adapting to our changing business environment. 
  • You will use good Project Management practices and governance to deliver complex projects, working in both agile and waterfall delivery teams.
  • This role requires the ability to build excellent relationships with internal senior stakeholders and governance bodies across our organisation, as well with our customers all over the world.
  • You will need to think strategically to understand business drivers and requirements and ensure that expectations of your internal clients and external customers are met.


What we’re looking for

  • You will have the ability to analyse and understand complex business processes, along with a demonstrable track record of successful project management and experience implementing complex business change.
  • With excellent relationship management, negotiation and communication skills you will be able to influence colleagues, suppliers and decision makers effectively.
  • Energetic, innovative and organised, you’ll be comfortable working independently and to tight deadlines, together with the capacity to add value to the team through dynamic collaboration, lateral thinking and creative problem solving.


Who we are

Cambridge Assessment International Education prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. Our international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners’ potential. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.


Flexible Working and Benefits

We are genuinely a flexible place to work and this is championed from our CEO (Saul Nassé). Read more on his blog about flexible working here: https://www.cambridgeassessment.org.uk/blogs/our-people-ceo-embracing-flexible-working/


Our goal is to become a Times Top 100 company and an outstanding place to work.


Our benefits include generous contributory pension, 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, enhanced maternity/paternity pay, an employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers, a cycle scheme, season ticket loan, support for professional qualifications and discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.


We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create an atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 01/03/2020 and interviews will be held on 19/03/2020.


If you’re successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.



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