University of Exeter

University of Exeter

SPF Project Manager (Evolve Futures)

Job details

Job reference

P92479

Date posted

28/03/2024

Application closing date

15/04/2024

Location

Cornwall (Hybrid)

Salary

The starting salary will be from £41,732 (pro rata) on Grade F depending on qualifications and experience.

Package

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Contractual hours

29.2

Basis

Part-time

Job category/type

Admin, Professional, Managerial

Attachments

P92479 JD.pdf
SPF Project Manager (Evolve Futures)

Job description

Exeter Innovation

This part time (0.8FTE), fixed-term post is available immediately (subject to funding) until 31 March 2025, based in Penryn, Cornwall.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on Penryn campus and some from home.

Main purpose of the job

The Evolve Futures project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF). Cornwall Council has been chosen by Government as a Lead Authority for the fund and is responsible for monitoring the progress of projects funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

The project brings together an interdisciplinary team from multiple research faculties and organisations in the Southwest. It will support innovation and inclusive expansion while building resilience in SMEs and is aimed at supporting Cornwall's entrepreneurs and business community. The programme will involve a series of events and activities as part of this support to businesses.

The post-holder will work closely with other EI-based staff on the project, researchers across the three University faculties, as relevant, and connect with a variety of external partners to create positive impact for CIoS. We also expect a high degree of coordination and communication among other SPF- funded project teams both internally and externally.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

Benefits

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • onsite gyms and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26wks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6wks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world.

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

    Further information

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Zita Morris (Regional Programems Manager), [email protected].

    Job details

    Title

    SPF Project Manager (Evolve Futures)

    Employer

    University of Exeter

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    March 29, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 15, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics,Physics

    About the employer

    The University of Exeter is a public university that focuses on research. It was established in the year 1955. In 1851, it was first formed as Schools of Science and Art. In 1900, its name was then changed to the Royal Albert Memorial College which later converted into a university college of the southwest in the year 1922. And finally, it received its authorization in 1955 as the University of Exeter.

    The university is a part of the Russell Group which contains the top research-intensive universities of United Kingdom and has a total of 3 campuses. Out of all 3, Streatham is the largest campus by area as it contains most of the university's executive buildings.

    Also, it is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Moreover, the Penryn campus is associated with Falmouth University as per a combined initiative.

    The University has more than 25,263 student population who are coming from over 130 different nations. The university organizes its educational and administrative departments into 6 scholastic colleges. There are many research centres and institutes inside the campus. There are more than 200 student societies including creative writing, theatre club, Socialist Students societies, Poker Society and Conservative Future society. The university maintains an athletic union which is responsible for organizing and administrating all the sports activities fairly and actively. The union governs more than 50 sports clubs which have around 5,000 students.

    The university has a great alumni base and actively connects with more than 125,000 alumni in 183 countries across the world. The graduates have been working in different fields. From globally known business leaders and lawyers to inspiring leaders and teachers to highly praised members of the press and artists, this university has proudly touched the lives of its alumni. Some of the much-known alumni of the university are J.K. Rowling (author- famous for Harry Potter series), Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius's 6th President) and Abdullah Gül (Turkey's 11th President).

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