[Humanist] 30.161 Project Manager, King's Digital Lab

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Jul 12 07:21:44 CEST 2016

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 161.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

        Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:17:57 +0000
        From: "Smithies, James" <james.smithies at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Project Manager (Maternity Cover), King's Digital Lab

Dear Willard,

We are advertising a fixed term project manager position at King’s Digital Lab that list members might be interested in.

I’ve copied the details below, but see also https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=71433

Kind regards,

Dr. James Smithies
Director | King’s Digital Lab
Virginia Woolf Building Room 2.50 | King's College London
DDI +44 (0) 207 848 7552 | MOB +44 7543 632076
james.smithies at kcl.ac.uk | jamessmithies.org | @jamessmithies


URL: https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=71433
Reference: THW/16/059639/000866
Salary Details: £32,600 to £38,896 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,323 London Allowance
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

The project manager will be responsible for financial, resourcing, and project management for the King’s Digital Lab, working closely with and reporting to the Director, and to Faculty professional services staff.

They will contribute to the preparation of grant applications including costing proposals, set up and project plan successful grant application and project invitations. The facilitation of meetings; writing reports and providing quantitative and statistical analysis of KDL activities will ensure the reporting on completed projects is accurate and that plans for future resources and the achievement of financial targets are in line with the Faculty’s strategic objectives.

Financial and resource management is key to the project work and the project manager will report regularly on current and proposed projects, identifying risks and pressure points to ensure projects are completed on time and in budget.

At any one time KDL will be undertaking multiple projects, and individual staff members will be working on several projects each, so experience of multi-tasked management of multiple projects is essential.

The selection process will include competency based questions and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing: 8 August 2016

Closing date: 30 July 2016

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