Part-time Project Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Temporary part-time

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1405853

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Part-time Project Manager based in Belfast

Part-time Project Manager

Ref: 19/107406

PT (0.5 FTE) / Temp (until 31 March 2020)

School of Arts, English and Languages (AEL)

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The Project Manager will have a key role in developing, supporting, monitoring the Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive: preservation, access and engagement project, supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund, and will provide oversight for and day-to-day management of the project. The key duties of the post will involve all aspects of project governance, monitoring, evaluation and budget management.

The principal aim of this post is to support the Prisons Memory Archive Project Director and Steering Group through the provision of efficient programme delivery, project management, project reporting and financial verification.

This post is available on a 0.5 Part time basis for a ten month period

The project manager will:

  • Manage the delivery of the project, to include (i) governance and partnership; (ii) financial and non-financial monitoring, evaluation and closure of delivery phase; (iii) Risk, change and budget management.
  • Provide bi-monthly reports on the progress of the project to the Project Steering Group of Queen’s University Belfast, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and the Prisons Memory Archive Management Group.
  • Lead in the development of the PMA’s impact through the identification of opportunities for additionality and collaboration.
  • Procure services and work related to the project within the financial requirements of the funder and QUB.
  • Take a lead role in planning, designing, developing and implementing new systems and processes with significant/University wide impact.
  • Advise on the need to assess complex situations, information or data and propose and lead the application and testing of innovative solutions with broad impact.
  • Lead the PMA team of staff to ensure the successful delivery of the project.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Honours degree or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ recent relevant experience of project management at a senior level and able to demonstrate successfully managing large scale, complex projects and programmes from inception to completion.
  • Experience of managing/co-ordinating teams and projects.
  • Experience and clear evidence of developing and implementing project management processes and procedures for a range of funded programmes.
  • Evidence of managing, forecasting, profiling and controlling budgets and resources and a good understanding of financial management procedures.
  • Evidence of planning and delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Ability to manage resources and staff.
  • Evidence of good negotiation and influencing skills in politically sensitive environments
  • Ability to use IT at an appropriate level to include project management and presentation software.
  • Ability to understand and present complex information to a range of audiences.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the production of high quality reports and documentation for senior management and external stakeholders.
  • Willingness to undertake travel nationally/internationally as required.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Further information about the School can be found at //

Anticipated interview date: Friday 10 May 2019

Salary scale: £30,395 per annum pro rata

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Closing date: Monday 29 April 2019