Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Programme Manager


Research, Innovation and Impact Services

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 Possess an Honours Degree or equivalent professional qualification E A
2 A project management qualification (i.e. Prince 2, etc.) E A
3 Experience of project management either in higher education or business/industry E A/I
4 Proven track record for planning, executing, controlling and closing projects D A/I
5 Proven track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously E A/I
6 Strong financial and resource management experience and ability E A/I
7 Knowledge and understanding of project management frameworks, systems and processes E A/I
Skills and Behaviours
8 Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to provide information in a thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques E A/I
9 To contribute to the design and implementation of new project management, administrative and financial systems and processes E A/I
10 A strong team player with an inclusive and purposeful team-based approach E A/I
11 Willingness to work flexibly E A/I
12 Ability to manage internal and external professional relationships in a positive and proactive way E A/I
13 A commitment to the University’s values, aims and objectives and an enthusiasm for what they are seeking to achieve E A/I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview