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Business Engagement Projects Manager

University of Westminster - Business Engagement

Location: London
Salary: From £42,340 per annum (Incl.LWA)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th October 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: 50061482

This post is full time, 35 hours per week and is fixed term until 31 October 2023

The University of Westminster has secured funding from the Quintin Hogg Trust (QHT) to develop a new programme of activities to transform the employability outcomes of our students and graduates.  We are seeking a new colleague to join us to develop, deliver and manage this new cross-university project.

The Business Engagement Projects Manager will build new relationships with employers, business and industry to support the successful delivery of a programme of activities that better prepares our students and recent graduates for the workplace, to start their own business or develop a freelance career.  These activities will be part of the virtual phase of a new Centre for Employability and Enterprise at 29 Marylebone Road.

You will work with colleagues from across the University and the Student Union to ensure the successful delivery of the project.  You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a good understanding of employability, enterprise education and/or labour market trends.  You will be organised, have proven experience of project and budget management, and the ability to build, maintain and manage long-term relationships with business and community partners. You will have well developed influencing skills, with the ability to proactively solve problems and manage competing demands. You will have a commitment to providing high levels of customer service and stakeholder reporting and management.

The wide range of benefits, including an occupational pension scheme and a generous holiday allowance makes the University of Westminster a great place to work. 

Secondments for this role will be considered.

For further information and to apply for this post, please click apply and you will be redirected to our website.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

Closing date: midnight on 24 October 2021

Please apply without delay as we may close this advert early if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Interviews are likely to be held on: 5 November 2021

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