CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Client Project Manager

Location
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,309 to £37,127 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £46,409 per annum
Posted
15 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2021
Ref
3463
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

School/Department Cranfield Management Development Ltd
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period 2 years
Salary £33,309 to £37,127 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £46,409 per annum
Apply by 24/01/2021

Role Description

As the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally.  Our distinctive expertise is in our deep understanding of technology and management and how these work together to benefit the world. 

Our people are our most valuable resource and everyone has a role to play in shaping the future of our university, developing our learners, and transforming the businesses we work with. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here. Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here

Cranfield Management Development Limited (CMDL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cranfield University. CMDL largely supports a portfolio of customised and open enrolment executive programmes offered through Cranfield Executive Development (CED). 

The CED portfolio includes; Open Executive Programmes and Customised Executive Development - which partners with organisations to create learning programmes that deliver individual and organisational performance improvements. It also includes a corporate Masters delivered to meet the requirements of organisations under the Apprenticeship levy scheme, drawing upon Cranfield MSc mapped to the L7 standard. 

To support this work we are currently looking to recruit a Client Project Manager to join the Learning Delivery & Operations team. 

Our customers are both external (client contacts, programme participants and their sponsors) and internal (academic staff, programme directors, associates, and other Executive Development Directors & colleagues).  This role will provide first class project and programme support to our clients, enabling a high quality delivery of our customised programmes.  

To be successful in this role you will require a unique set of skills and experience. You will have the necessary corporate experience to understand the needs of clients from their perspective. Previous programme or project management experience and the ability to build processes and manage service levels in order to fully meet those needs is essential. The post holder should be highly motivated, be able to work independently, able to make decisions and be able to manage a varied and demanding workload.

Experience of developing innovative solutions and practical implementations for strategic change and delivering them in an executive education setting, are at the heart of this challenging and demanding position. 

At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. 

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here

For an informal discussion, please contact Sharon Bush, Client Project Manager via (E); sharon.bush@cranfield.ac.uk

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