|Salary:||£40,670 to £44,029 per annum pro rata|
|Placed On:||27th March 2023|
|Closes:||16th April 2023|
Founded in 1837, the Royal College of Art is the world’s largest community of postgraduate art and design students. It is also the oldest art and design university in continuous operation and has been ranked as the world ‘s number 1 art & design university for a remarkable nine consecutive years, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 – the largest world-wide survey of academic and industry opinion.
Applications are invited for a Design Manager in the Design Age Institute. This is 0.8FTE (28 hours per week) post on a fixed term contract until 31 December 2023. This role is based in our state of the art facilities in Battersea, where we are flexible on days of working and we support hybrid working, but you will be expected to be on site 60% of the time (pro rata).
Purpose of the Post:
Working as a key member of the Design Age Institute team, the Design Manager will be an enthusiastic design professional with experience in public and/or private sector organisations and contributing to design projects/teams throughout a project lifecycle. The postholder will be passionate about changing the world through design, improving and enhancing people’s lives for the better.
This role will be a great opportunity for a Design Manager to use their skills and expertise to help the Design Age Institute continue on its mission; to become the National Centre of Excellence for Design and Ageing. We want to reduce health and social care costs, welfare and extend working life for an ageing population through the power of design.
Working closely with, and providing support to, the Senior Design Manager and the Design Age Institute Director, the postholder will be required to contribute to improving products and services. This will require contributing to bids and pitches created by the Senior Design Manager, creative input for inspirational design briefs, coordinating teams of designers, both internal and external, project management and evaluation. Overall, this is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a design initiative of national importance, supporting a key theme of the UK’s Industrial Strategy.
Please see information pack for further details.
This role will close for applications at 11.59pm on Sunday 16th April 2023.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A ROLLING ADVERT AND WE WILL BE INVITING CANDIDATES TO INTERVIEW BEFORE THE END DATE, THEREFORE WE COULD CLOSE THE VACANCY EARLY IF A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS APPOINTED - YOU ARE ADVISED NOT TO DELAY IN SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION.
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