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Position: Project Manager - Mandarin Excellence Programme
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Institute of Education - Department of Culture, Communication and Media
Location: London, China, United Kingdom
Duties: This post plays a pivotal role in ensuring the successful delivery of the Mandarin Excellence Programme (MEP); The post holder will work closely with the MEP Coordinator, the IOE CI Director and IOE CI General Manager to lead project implementation as required. The post holder will manage a number of tasks concurrently, develop project plans, manage risks and issues and monitor project quality assurance. Evaluation demonstrating the success and impact of project delivery is important. This will involve data capture from schools and the management and the handling of personal data
Requirements: The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate previous successful Project Management experience. The role will require excellent attention to detail. The applicant should have experience of risk and issue management. Experience in budget setting and financial monitoring is essential. The workload will be diverse and fast-paced, and the post holder is required to meet tight deadlines so proven organisational skills, adaptability and the ability to work under pressure in a busy changing environment is crucial
   
Text: Project Manager - Mandarin Excellence Programme, - Ref:1859510 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Institute of Education Specific unit / Sub department Department of Culture, Communication and Media Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time (Job share considered) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities This post plays a pivotal role in ensuring the successful delivery of the Mandarin Excellence Programme (MEP). The post holder will work closely with the MEP Coordinator, the IOE CI Director and IOE CI General Manager to lead project implementation as required. The post holder will manage a number of tasks concurrently, develop project plans, manage risks and issues and monitor project quality assurance. Evaluation demonstrating the success and impact of project delivery is important. This will involve data capture from schools and the management and the handling of personal data. Budget reporting, planning and forecasting is a key duty and the Project Manager will ensure that all projects are operating within agreed financial parameters. A key area of responsibility is to contribute towards the successful delivery of the MEP communication strategy, and the delivery of intensive study visits China for large numbers of MEP school-based students. Both of these aspects of delivery involve working closely with the British Council who are delivery partners for the MEP. The Project Manager will collate and report project status reports and update project documentation on a regular basis, which is then reported internally, with programme partners and to funders. This post is available from 1 April 2020 and is initially funded to 31 March 2021, with a view to extending the duration beyond this date (subject to programme extension). Key Requirements The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate previous successful Project Management experience. The role will require excellent attention to detail. The applicant should have experience of risk and issue management. Experience in budget setting and financial monitoring is essential. The workload will be diverse and fast-paced, and the post holder is required to meet tight deadlines so proven organisational skills, adaptability and the ability to work under pressure in a busy changing environment is crucial. The applicant must be able to prove their ability to communicate effectively both verbally and have experience of compiling and presenting project documentation and progress reports. Teamwork and the ability to build relationships at all levels across the IOE Confucius Institute team and wider with UCL colleagues, Programme Partners and funders and the ability to work independently is necessary. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Matt Schofield, m.schofield@ucl.ac.uk The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 24 Feb 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description Apply Now
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