UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

Project Manager Office for Students

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,797 to £39,152 plus £4800 London weighting
Posted
06 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
17 Aug 2020
Ref
2392-E
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Centre for Enterprise & Innovation

Location: Greenwich
Salary: £33,797 to £39,152 plus £4800 London weighting
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Fixed term until 31/08/2022
Closing Date: Monday 17 August 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 2392-E

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced project manager to join the Generator, the university’s student enterprise centre.

The university has been successful in securing funding from the Office for Students (OfS) for a two-year project investigating the impact of knowledge exchange on students.

The OfS Project Manager, with the support of a Project Assistant, will be responsible for delivering a series of 2 day ‘hack’ events, each hosted by a different external organisation or company. During the hack events groups of students (approximately 50 at each event) will be tasked with solving a number of live briefs set by the host organisations. The purpose of the hack events is to enable students to apply their skills and experience to solve real challenges in the host organisations, which will in turn give them experience of consultancy and entrepreneurship to enhance their employability and graduate prospects.

The OfS Project Manager will play a crucial role in delivering, improving and evaluating the project to ensure it meets the expectations and needs of students, partners and the funding body.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of managing externally funded projects or programmes for the education sector. Experience of working in the context of entrepreneurship and/or employability would be advantageous, along with a commitment to making a real impact on students facing barriers to accessing and progressing in work and self-employment.

The job will be based in the university’s new enterprise hub the Powerhouse, located at the Greenwich Maritime Campus, a UNESCO world heritage site.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Rachel Brown, Head of Enterprise & Innovation: r.h.brown@greenwich.ac.uk

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on HR-Recruitment@gre.ac.uk.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

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