Project Manager - REACTOR

Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences

Closing Date - 21 September 2017.

Fixed Term contract until September 2019.

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

We've recently had £1 million of funding confirmed for a new European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) project to run until September 2019. REACTOR is a co-funded (ERDF and ARU) project, which will establish an applied gaming sector in the Greater Cambridgeshire, Greater Peterborough region. Applied games take the methods and technologies of the entertainment games sector and apply them to areas such as health, education, tourism and public services.

We require a Project Manager with experience in managing the delivery of large scale, events based projects to support the launch and delivery of this exciting new project. Reporting to the Faculty Business Manager, you’ll establish processes and procedures for this new project which provide regular and accurate financial and milestone reports. You’ll schedule the project’s events and activities, organise the procurement of suppliers and manage the project budget. You’ll work with administrative, technical and academic staff, marketing support and venue staff to ensure events and activities are delivered on time and with good take up. In addition, you’ll be liaising with the Compliance Lead to provide comprehensive advice on resource and financial compliance issues to colleagues. Along with the Sector Advisor, you’ll establish and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders in particular the main funders, steering board and grant advisory panel.

With a degree and/or relevant professional qualification, you’ll be able to manage your own workload and co-ordinate the work of others to achieve results. You’ll be familiar with project management systems and tools, have good IT and numeracy skills and work co-operatively as a member of a team. With a client focus, you’ll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an eye for detail, and have a flexible approach to your work

Informal enquiries can be made to Maxine Hall, Faculty Business Manager, ALSS,

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes: For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification from the vacancy page via the apply button below. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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