Programme Manager

University College London - UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (GOS ICH) is organised around five academic programmes;  Developmental Biology and Cancer (DBC), Developmental Neurosciences, Genomics and Genomic Medicine, Infection, Immunity & Inflamation and Population Policy and Practice. Each programme has similar organisational structures led by a Programme Head and Deputy Head and supported by an administrative team.

The DBC Programme Manager will be responsible for the leading the programme administrative team consisting of two Programme Administrators and one part time Programme Assistant. S/he will work closely with the Head of Programme to support them in delivering an academic strategy and managing the Programme resources. The postholder will be responsible financial and space planning and ensuring a high quality of support is provided to all staff in the Programme and that the day to day running of all administrative functions operate smoothly. The Programme Manager will be a member of the Programme Management group.

The Programme Manager will support the programme team to develop and maintain effective communication strategies within the programme and promote the work of the programme within GOS ICH, UCL and the external environment. S/he will be responsible for organising programme events as required. S/he will liaise with the Head and Deputy Head of Programme, Section Heads, GOS ICH Administration teams and other contacts as appropriate to ensure that the team are well informed and can provide be proactive and efficient in the support they provide.

Educated to at least A level standard or equivalent the post holder will have significant experience of working in a busy office environment preferably in a Higher Education/academic establishment or NHS environment, excellent organisational skills including the maintenance of efficient office systems, the ability to prioritise work under pressure of competing demands maintaining high standards whilst working to tight deadlines.

S/he will have experience of managing a small team, excellent numerical, verbal and written communication skills including monitoring budgets and accurate grammar, spelling and punctuation and minute taking and the ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels while exercising discretion and preserving confidentiality where necessary.

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL vacancy reference: 1707229      

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy  or the application process please contact quoting the job reference.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. 

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

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