Project Manager

University College London - UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Development)

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. In September 2016 UCL launched ‘It’s All Academic’, our bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research, and the transformation of our campus (www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign). It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions. One year into the Campaign we are delighted to have reached a £300 million milestone.

From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives, and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Development office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative, and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.

This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Project Manager you will ensure our projects and partner relationships are well-managed and are achieving objectives so we can meet, or even exceed our fundraising targets and create and exceptional alumni experience. Creating engagement opportunities for UCL staff to continue to develop a culture of fundraising across UCL.

You will have proven experience of successfully managing significant multiple projects. A natural problem solver, you will have the ability to assess complex problems and opportunities, and drive appropriate innovative solutions to address these.

We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours – this role could be part-time (minimum 0.8 FTE/29.2 hours per week). We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic.  Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.

UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.

UCL vacancy reference: 1711796

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

To find out more about the role, please contact Martin Wedlake, Executive Head of Strategic Planning. For any queries about the application process, please contact Cameron McNeil, People Coordinator. Both can be reached by phone (+44 (0)20 3108 3804) or email (ovpd.recruitment@ucl.ac.uk). For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign.

Closing Date: 4 March 2018.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

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

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