Project Manager

Posted 8 March by Advantage Resourcing Easy Apply

Project Manager - London - Permanent - Up to £30K per annum

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to work with our client based in London. Our client operates within the further and higher education sector therefore candidates with project manager experience within the education sector are highly desirable.


  • Attending, contributing and sometimes leading meetings with a complex range of stakeholders including those from Government, colleges and other learning providers;
  • Risk identification and management relating to each project;
  • Setting up, agreeing and monitoring of financial budgets relating to each project up to a value of £1 million per individual project;
  • Managing bidding process for project allocation including forming and leading a moderating team and setting out clear benchmarks;
  • Modify, agree and maintaining contractual/agreement documents;
  • Ensure and manage internal and external communication routes are set up and correctly used and utilised, including reporting project progress to stakeholders;
  • Disseminating project outcomes as agreed by the funder;
  • Manage project progress reports in accordance to agreed outcomes and timetables with funder;
  • Prepare and execute project closure and budget reconciliation;
  • Contribute to external project tendering processes and business development;
  • Undertake other reasonable tasks as directed by the Head of Projects.

Skills and experience:

  • Project management experience within the education sector is highly desirable for this role
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Effective project management and organisation skills and experience
  • Understand the principles of project management theory
  • Experience of business development and funding application writing
  • Ability to work independently and to enjoy working as a member of a team
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with excellent English grammar
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in commercial businesses
  • Effective budget management skills
  • Computer confident, proactive and enjoys learning new IT systems, with intermediate/ skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • An interest in Further Education

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 810314

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Required skills

  • planning
  • Prince2
  • project manager
  • agile
  • project management
  • coordination
  • higher education
  • further education
  • methodology

Reference: 34635742

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