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Programme Manager

Research, Innovation and Impact Services

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £33,518 to £38,833 per annum
Tenure:   Full time, fixed term for 3 years
Release Date:  Thursday 13 September 2018
Closing Date:   Sunday 23 September 2018
Interview Date:   Thursday 27 September 2018
Reference:  RIIS17-04RI

Available only to existing employees of Staffordshire University and agency workers currently assigned to this University through an employment agency.

Staffordshire University has recently secured £8 million of OfS Catalyst funding and is delivering a £40 million estates development which will include the part OfS-funded Apprenticeship and Digital Skills Hub and an additional development which will house a new library, social learning spaces, cafes and a restaurant.  Additional funds have also been secured to enhance this provision – LEP Skills Equipment Fund (£760K) and OfS Catalyst fund - Materials Science and Technology (£200K).

We are seeking to appoint an experienced project manager who will support the Head of Project Delivery in RIIS and Project Director overseeing the £40 million project in co-ordinating day to day activities and tracking the delivery of key objectives stated in the Apprenticeship and Digital Skills Hub and the other associated projects as detailed above.  

You will work in collaboration with the project leads, ensuring that realistic project plans are developed and maintained and that regular and accurate communication is provided to the all parties. You will identify, assess and highlight risks to ensure the successful delivery of the projects and take appropriate action where performance deviates from agreed tolerances and ensure that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets.

Please note that interviews will take place on Thursday 27th September. Should you be shortlisted for interview you will be required to deliver a 10 minute presentation on the topic "Your key achievements as a project manager and what will be your key priorities in the first 3 months in the new post".

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

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