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Project Manager

University of Essex - The Human Rights Centre

Location: Colchester
Salary: £32,548 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 2nd September 2018
Job Ref: REQ01714

School of Law / Human Rights Centre
Ranked 47th in the law subject section in the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, at Essex Law School we take excellence in research and excellence in education equally seriously. New academic staff are supported to become fellows of the Higher Education Authority and we champion research-led education, where teaching is informed by research and students develop research skills.

The Human Rights Centre, based within the Law School are looking for a highly organised, enthusiastic and proactive individual to join the team in the role of Project Manager, The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project.

Duties of the Role
As a key member of the team, the post holder will manage the day-to-day operations and activities of the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, which is housed at the University’s Human Rights Centre and will deliver strategically important projects and initiatives on time and within budget.

Responsibilities will include co-ordinating research progress, undertaking internal and external communications, including research dissemination, overseeing recruitment of project staff, appointment of external consultants and visiting fellows and developing key documentation.

Skills and qualifications required
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and will have experience of working as a project manager in any context and/or supporting a research project, as well as excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills.

The role requires the ability to engage and persuade others, ensuring the needs of key stakeholders are met, resources are used effectively and benefits are maximised. For the full skills, experience and qualifications required, please see the job specification.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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