Strategic Programmes Associate Director (Maternity cover)
King’s College London, one of the world’s leading universities, is looking for an experienced strategic project manager to join the Strategy, Planning & Analytics (SPA) Directorate supporting the delivery of the university’s vision and related transformative initiatives.
You will act as an internal consultant, providing specialist skills in strategy development, project management and process improvement (preferably using Lean Six Sigma in conjunction with other project management methodologies) and taking the lead on one or more significant or complex projects at any one time in support of King’s Vision.
You will need to adopt an approach that works within the culture of a Russell Group university, i.e. to work with academic leaders and their teams that optimises the chances of success. You will need to be facilitative, directive, supportive and will need to judge and adopt the appropriate mode based on project and circumstance. This role requires strong communication skills and emotional intelligence as well as technical ability and experience in strategy, planning and transformation.
We’re looking for someone who has experience in developing and implementing strategy and policy and who wants to make a real difference. You will be motivated by the challenges and opportunities facing higher education, highly organised, and flexible in your approach.
This post will be offered for a period of 9 months (maternity cover). This is a full-time post.
The selection process will include a panel interview scheduled for week beginning 6th January.
For an informal chat about the role, please get in touch with Dr Renuka Fernando (Renuka.firstname.lastname@example.org).