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Project Manager, Graduate Programmes Part Time, Fixed Term

The deadline for applications is Sunday December 9th 2018

Project Manager, Graduate Programmes Part Time, Fixed Term

Salary: £28,660 – £34,189 (pro rata)

Vacancy reference number EN17347

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with the passion to play a key project management role in our work within the Graduate Programmes Team.

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is a globally influential institute, within the University of Cambridge, developing leadership and solutions for a sustainable economy. For over 30 years, CISL has worked at the interface between academia and the private sector towards our mission. This Institute runs leadership development courses, strategic dialogues and other services for executives from private, public and not-for-profit organisations around the world. These learning services are designed to provide expertise and to share knowledge and experience, in order to develop creative responses to sustainability challenges.

We operate from offices in Cambridge, Brussels and Cape Town and we deliver projects on the ground in Europe, Africa, North and South America, Asia and Australia. CISL has a leadership network with more than 8,000 alumni from leading international organisations.

This exciting role within the Graduate Programmes team is an opportunity for an energetic, Project Manager to contribute to some of CISL’s highest profile projects. The Graduate Programmes Team runs CISL's suite of Master’s-level programmes designed to build the capacity of professionals to bring about positive change for sustainability within their organisations. We currently offer five graduate-level programmes: a Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership, a Master of Studies in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment, a Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business, a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business and a Postgraduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment. We plan to extend this portfolio by adding additional programmes

Project Managers in this team provide project support to the Director of Graduate Programmes and Programme Managers who are responsible for our part-time courses.

The role will ensure that assigned programmes, projects and events are managed to a consistent standard of excellence, including the management of the project team and development of external relationships.

Applicants must be committed to the values that underpin CISL’s work and will be expected to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced pressured environment as part of a project team.
  • Proven ability to manage fast paced flexible teams.
  • Excellent relationship skills and a proven ability to build, grow, and maintain relationships with part-time students, Faculty, guest speakers and key University contacts.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, highly proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Understanding of project management techniques.
  • High level of competence across standard software packages.

We are intending to hold the interviews in week commencing Monday December 17th.

This post is part time and located in Cambridge. CISL is an equal opportunities employer and candidates from all backgrounds and predispositions are encouraged to apply. Informal enquiries can be made to CISL Human Resources team, .

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The deadline for applications is Sunday December 9th 2018.

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