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Project Manager

Swindon, Wiltshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

New College Swindon have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager - Strategic Development Fund to join their team.

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Salary: £36,379 pa

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed term contract

Project Manager - The Role:

New College Swindon is looking for an experienced individual to act as Project Manager on the Strategic Development Fund (SDF) for Swindon and Wiltshire LEP

The Project Manager will be responsible for the planning, management, coordination and financial control of this Project and work closely with the Project Lead from Wiltshire College and several key local stakeholders. You will establish effective relationships and monitor and control all project deliverables to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget, ensuring all Department of Education reporting and monitoring requirements are met.

The project will run from August 2022 - March 2023 to meet set short-term outcomes, laying the groundwork for long-term, positive outcomes (2025) for the region.

Project Manager - You:

- You will have strong project management, organisational and IT skills

- Knowledge and understanding of the skills need within the Swindon and Wiltshire LEP area, as well as the Government's 'Levelling Up' agenda

Strategic Development Fund Project background

The Strategic Development Fund forms a part of the Government's blueprint for reshaping the technical skills system to better support the needs of the local labour market and the wider economy, as part of the 'Levelling Up' Agenda.

A key purpose is to build the capacity of providers across an area to meet locally agreed priorities. New College Swindon as lead provider is working with Wiltshire College to focus on Accelerating Skills Development in Health, Care and Life Science through Technical Innovation'

Should you wish to discuss the role, please contact Mary Prince (Please contact HR for the contact details).

New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note an enhanced DBS to the satisfaction of New College, will be required for this role.

This vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested in this vacancy, please do apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 16th September 2022

Safeguarding Statement:New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview and by agreement.

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  • Job Reference: 705432798-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: New College Swindon
    New College Swindon
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £36,379
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent