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Overview

  • Posted on: 15th Sep 2021
  • Salary: £31,406 to £40,927, with potential progression once in post to £43,434.
  • REF: 98166
  • Closes: 07th October 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Part Time

Position Details

Institute of Applied Health Reserach

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £31,406to £40,927, with potential progression once in post to £43,434.

Grade 7

Part Time (50%) FTC up to 31 August 2024

Closing date: 7 October2021

Role Summary

To manage designated projects across a School, College or professional service area, or make a contribution to larger University-wide projects as part of a project team.

Main Duties

  • Manage one or more projects through the provision of significant and high level project management support/make a contribution to larger University-wide projects as part of a project team.
  • Draw up project plans, including key performance indicators, identifying milestones as appropriate
  • Review and audit progress on projects to improve effectiveness, efficiency and delivery on key performance indicators and milestones.
  • Report on project progress, including preparation of reports, eg financial or other regular progress reports to internal and external stakeholders and presenting to Project Boards and other key stakeholders.
  • Provide executive support to Project Boards, work streams and working groups as required; setting agendas, collating and distributing papers and minutes and ensuring follow up action is taken.
  • Appropriately assess and escalate issues and risks, including monitoring risk registers.
  • Stakeholder management, ensuring effective liaison with project partners, funders, Project Boards as appropriate.
  • Manage project resources efficiently and effectively, and ensure project documentation is maintained.
  • Develop and deliver communication strategy for the project(s)
  • Milestone tracking – deliver agreed deliverables against timelines
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of project management methodologies
  • Analyse and develop insights from the data to inform evaluation and review of projects
  • Promotes equality and values diversity acting as a role model and fostering an inclusive working culture.

Person Specification

  • Qualified to Degree level (or equivalent).
  • Substantial experience of project management, preferably in an academic setting.
  • Experience of managing staff to deliver high-quality support.
  • Excellent IT skills, with working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office software and using custom systems and databases.
  • Substantial project management experience, preferably using project tools such as Prince 2
  • Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how to actively ensure in day to day activity in own area that those with protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly.

Informal enquires toTracy Roberts email:T.E.ROBERTS@bham.ac.uk

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