Enscite Project Manager

University of Derby

(Fixed Term until 31/03/2019)

Hours Monday to Friday (37 hours)

Post part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Regional Growth Fund (RGF)

An exciting and extremely rewarding opportunity has arisen for experienced, ambitious and dedicated Project Manager who has a proven track record of delivering multiple client facing projects to strict budgets and timescales.

This post will be based at the new iHub at the heart of Infinity Park Derby, adjacent to Rolls Royce opened in July 2016. Please note this role is initially for a fixed-term until March 2019.

You will be responsible for ensuring the project delivers high quality business support to businesses who engage on the project. The project manager will have responsibility for managing the delivery plan, budget, resources and monitoring and ensuring that the project remains compliant within the rules of European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) and the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).

Background to Enscite

The Centre for Supply Chain Competitiveness (Brand name ENSCITE), seeks to strengthen the competitiveness of Midlands based companies through specialised support programmes targeting SMEs with the greatest potential.

Enscite 2 is the latest ERDF funded project which aims to support businesses operating in, or hoping to get into Transport Engineering supply chains. It will assist 110 businesses in the D2N2 (Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire) LEP area;

Partners for the project are:

  • University of Derby
  • Derby City Council
  • Aston University

The Enscite offer is focused around 4 key themes:

  • Innovating in Operations Management
  • Excellence through Quality
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • The Agile Leader

Eligible businesses will follow a bespoke programme of support which will be shaped according to the business need, This may include a diagnostic and action planning, workshops, events, & seminars, one-to-one consultancy and peer networking. They will also be given the opportunity to utilize a range of cutting edge digital design and fabrication technology at the iHub.

For more information on the post and to view the full job description, please click on the “apply button”.


  • Accessible location; Derby is a thriving, multi-cultural city with easy access from any location within the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Competitive, family friendly reward packages
  • Opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme
  • Discount savings scheme and extensive staff discounts on accredited courses for yourself or family to study here at the University
  • Cycle2Work scheme and subsidised travel
  • Vast programme of training courses and secondment opportunities
  • Local recognition scheme

Application procedure

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