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Projects Manager

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH
Location
Greenwich, United Kingdom
Salary
£37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Closing date
20 Dec 2023

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Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - 2 Years
Closing Date: Wednesday 20 December 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4321-E

Role Overview:
As a Projects Manager, you will be at the heart of our strategic initiatives, playing a pivotal role in the implementation of a holistic approach to mental health and wellbeing and managing the Student Minds University Mental Health Charter submission. Your responsibilities will include:

Key Responsibilities:

  • University Mental Health Charter Submission: Collating information, writing, drafting and managing the university’s submission to the University Mental Health Charter Award
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Identify, engage, and manage key stakeholders to support project development and the Charter submission
  • Project management: Helping to identify the key outputs of the project, identifying the resource and skills needed to deliver them, and agreeing key milestones for the completion of these outputs
  • Progress Reporting: Regularly report project progress to stakeholder groups, identify emerging risks, and contribute to the development of corrective action plans
  • Communication Plan: Develop and execute a communication plan, ensuring timely updates to stakeholders through various channels, such as presentations, written reports, and blogs
  • Relationship Building: Cultivate positive and productive relationships with individuals of diverse skills and seniority levels, both within and outside the university
  • Administrative Support: Assist with administrative and logistical requirements, including organising events, project team meetings, preparing agendas, and relevant paperwork

In addition to your primary role, you will work on other strategic projects, such as the Access and Participation Plan, contributing to our mission of improving equality of opportunity for underrepresented groups in higher education.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven project management experience
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent organizational and administrative abilities
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, and capable of converting plans into actions
  • Commitment to our ambitious strategic agenda

In addition, the role will afford the right candidate the ability to create and innovate in meaningful ways to support the University of Greenwich on it’s way to being the best modern university in the UK by 2030.

Any interested applicants that would like to have an informal discussion about the role are encouraged to reach out to Rebecca Gee, Head of Information, Advice and Participation Services, R.Gee@Greenwich.ac.uk .

Should you have any queries please contact the People Operations Team on peopleoperationssas@gre.ac.uk

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich 

Employment Visa: Under the UK Government Points Based System scheme this role does not meet the criteria to be sponsored for a Skilled Worker Route application. 

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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