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Senior Programme Manager, Coordination Node for UKCRIC

University College London - Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering

Location: London
Salary: £43,884 - £51,769 per annum (inclusive of London allowance)- UCL Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 17th May 2019
Closes: 24th June 2019
Job Ref: 1806836
 

The UCL Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) is a multidisciplinary department with a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research. The UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) requires a highly skilled programme manager with substantial management experience to provide skilled operational support to the Coordination Node (CN) Executive. The post holder will play a key role in the successful delivery of the initial CN grant, including coordinating interventions, building cooperation between the portfolio’s thirteen partner Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and the overall management of their interdependencies. This unique opportunity offers the post holder a unique, complex and inspiring environment in which to apply their skills to effect genuine coordination and collaboration across the UKCRIC community (or ‘Strands’ – the CN, DAFNI, Urban Observatories, Test Facilities) and the associated research programmes to ensure they achieve more than the sum of their parts. The appointment is available immediately and is funded in the first instance until 31 March 2021.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing large programmes across multiple stakeholders and geographies, experience working with a large group of diverse stakeholders – particularly working with local / regional / national government, funding councils, commercial organisations and the third sector, and previous experience of project management, planning, resourcing and reporting, including the ability to manage and report on multiple strands of activity. Experience in the development of research and impact work plans to attract significant and sustained financing, and experience of developing effective relationships with external agencies and internal staff to influence the direction of strategy, is also essential. A postgraduate degree in management, infrastructure, cities and society, public policy, innovation, or similar (or evidently related field), and knowledge of systems thinking research and practice, would be an advantage. 

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Rebecca di Corpo (r.dicorpo@ucl.ac.uk). The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

Closing Date: 24/6/2019

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.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

   
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