The University of Wolverhampton

Digital Enterprise Project Manager

Location
Telford Campus
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Contract Type
Temporary
Advert Status
Salary
44,045 - 51,034 pa
Closing Date
20/08/2020
Job Reference
12237

European Union

 

Temporary post until 30th June 2022

 

The University of Wolverhampton is deeply engaged in Knowledge Transfer, working with small and medium sized companies (SME’s) in the region through several innovation support projects part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), each structured to meet specific requirements of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP’s).

 

The School of Mathematics and Computer Science is currently leading the ERDF Digital Enterprise Project which has the remit to engage with SMEs and conduct collaborative research and innovation projects in the field of Digital technologies. The project team will engage in research collaborations to bring the latest digital technologies to SME’s across the Advanced manufacturing and Engineering Sector, including AI, Robotics, data analytics, cybersecurity, sensor technologies and immersive technologies.

 

The School of Mathematics and Computer Science at University of Wolverhampton seeks to appoint a Project Manager to manage this project. The Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to day management of the Project and its associated facilities, partner and stakeholder engagement and managing the delivery of the project objectives and outputs in compliance with funder requirements.

 

As Project Manager, you must have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and have the skills and ability to plan, promote and deliver services to digital business across the region. You will manage the journey of companies coming into the  project, to ensure they receive the support necessary, that it is recorded through an auditable process, and all results are evidenced as required by the funders. You will be the main point of contact for the funders. You should have experience of managing output delivery and engaging with government reporting, compliance visits and audits.  You will be highly organized, proactive and committed to successfully achieving the project objectives.

 

The role will involve working with professors, and academic staff within the School of Mathematics and Computer Science to assist in the research outputs for the Digital Enterprise project and the school as a whole.

 

 For an informal discussion about the above post please contact the Professor Prashant Pillai on +44 (0) 1902 322194 or via email: p.pillai@wlv.ac.uk 


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