Our client has an exciting opportunity for a programme manager with experience of higher education. To lead and innovative programme to improve collaboration between higher education, SMEs and engage entrepreneurs in the R&D process.
The role will include:
- Developing the programme governance
- Accelerate the programmes timescale
- Leading the steering committee
- Stakeholder engagement both internally and externally
The successful applicant will demonstrate:
- Experience of leading and delivering successful complex business projects
- Strong commercial acumen
- Have had previous experience of excellent stakeholder management. Especially with government agencies, high education providers and private sector organisations.
- Have knowledge of the funding process and the culture of start-ups
- Demonstrate effective programme governance
- Understand the Higher Education environment.
- Be Agile, PRINCE or equivalent trained