Project Manager - London Health HE (6 Month FTC)
Bloomsbury, London or Home-Based
If you are organised, proactive and have experience of working with senior level stakeholders, this is a brilliant opportunity to manage the success of projects that are improving healthcare and wellbeing in London.
We are London Higher, an ‘umbrella’ body representing over 40 publicly funded universities and higher education (HE) institutions in London, as well as several universities with centres in London and a small number of private providers.
We are the place where universities and higher education colleges come together to identify the opportunities and address the challenges of working in London.
A division of our organisation, London Health HE, connects senior leaders across London to advance health and medical education, as well as student and staff wellbeing.
We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join London Health HE.
About London HE
London Health HE is a division of our organisation that connects senior leaders across London to advance health and medical education, as well as student and staff wellbeing.
To help our members respond to specific challenges in health and higher education, we currently facilitate three senior leader networks: the London Healthcare Education Group (LHEG), London Medicine (LMED) and the London Health & Wellbeing Network (LHWN). LHEG connects senior leaders in nursing, midwifery and allied health education, and LMED serves a parallel purpose in medicine and dentistry. LHWN has a broader reach but a specific focus on student and staff health, including mental health and wellbeing.
- Salary of circa £30,000 pro rata
- Free eye tests
- Home working options
- Offices in a central London location
- A friendly and informal atmosphere
- 25 days’ annual leave pro rata plus Bank Holidays and Christmas and Easter shutdowns
This is the ideal role for a proven project manager with experience of working in the not for profit sector to play a leading role within London Health HE.
Working across our three vital networks, you’ll be able to enhance your skills and increase your experience levels whilst ensuring that this key division achieves it goals.
What’s more, for the right candidate, there may also be the opportunity to work on additional higher education policy areas within London Higher which are non-health related.
As the Project Manager, you will lead the three London Health HE networks from the London Higher secretariat. Specifically, you will drive agendas, run related projects and advocate for these groups with key external stakeholders.
Developing the project plans, you will oversee their implementation and ensure that projects are successfully delivered in line with your plans.
In this important role, you will also maintain the London Medicine & Healthcare website and communications strategy and, working on London Higher’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Referral Toolkit, keep members informed of progress and key information.
Your role will also involve:
- Engaging with project partners and giving them regular progress updates
- Helping to organise external conferences and events
- Delivering presentations to external stakeholders
- Agreeing agendas and securing speakers (in association with the Networks’ Chairs) for conferences and events
- Conducting desk-based research in support of the Networks
To join us as the Project Manager, you will need:
- Project management experience
- Previous experience of working with organisations and with senior level stakeholders
- Experience of working with committees, forums, and volunteer management
- Effective partnership working and interpersonal skills
- Excellent IT skills, including MS Office, email (Outlook)
Experience of working in higher education would be beneficial, as would working within health promotion or other relevant public health sector. Previous experience with updating websites and social media would also be desirable.
Other organisations may call this role Mental Health Project Manager, Wellbeing Project Manager, Higher Education Project Manager, Project Lead, Senior Project Officer, HE Project Manager, or Project Delivery Manager.
The closing date for applications is the 21st April 2021.
Interviews will be held on the 28th April 2021.
Webrecruit and London Higher are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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This is a part-time post, working 14 hours per week on a six month fixed-term contract.