London NCOP (Uni Connect) Project Manager
The London NCOP Project Manager will have project management responsibility for the Uni Connect (formerly NCOP) programme in London on behalf of Kingston University, the lead higher education provider for the London NCOP partnership. This will involve managing relationships and communications across the partnership, collating and submitting reports and ensuring partnership governance, monitoring and finance requirements are complied with. The project manager will be the primary point of contact for the London NCOP partners and the Office for Students.
The role will be based within the Education Liaison & Outreach team at Kingston University, but will involve regular liaison and collaborative working with the London NCOP partners (Linking London, AccessHE and Aimhigher London). The successful candidate will join a supportive and enthusiastic team and will be supported in their professional development.
You must have a graduate or equivalent background, with strong experience of project management. Knowledge of the UK education & higher education landscape is essential, in particular in the area of access and participation of underrepresented students. You will have excellent organisational, financial and communication skills, with the ability to manage complex relationships at all levels and to hold staff accountable for high-level performance. The ideal candidate will have experience of developing and delivering policy in a Higher Education setting and responding to regulatory guidance.
The Directorate’s role is to provide guidance and support for learning, enhance the employability of our students, promote access, participation and inclusion, offer students the right development opportunities for them and support all student activities through collating and utilising survey data. Our activities are student-centred and developed in conjunction with staff and students. Together we provide expert advice, guidance and initiatives that supports course teams to improve teaching quality. Our careers and employability function helps students acquire professional experience and be ready to hit the ground running when starting their careers.
As a Directorate, we are service-oriented, honest and collaborative and use evidence-based approaches. We take a whole life cycle approach to student success to help improve student outcomes for students of all backgrounds.
This is a full time, fixed term position until 31st October 2021, with a starting salary of £43,955 per annum.
Interviews are expected to be held remotely on Wednesday 12th August 2020.
For informal enquiries please contact Timothy Dhir, Education Liaison & Outreach Manager.
Please note we provide flexible working options and all work would be conducted remotely until office reopening.
Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
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