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Strategic Project Manager - QMUL25526

Department: School of Economics & Finance
Salary: £47,325 - £52,833 (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL25526
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 07-Jul-2021
Closing date: 01-Aug-2021

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About the Role

The post holder will work closely with the Head of School, School Manager and the Senior Management team to lead on strategically significant projects that aim to fulfil the long-term strategic objectives of the School. The individual will support strategic decision-making and business development initiatives utilising a variety of strategic and project management tools and techniques.

About You

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have experience of project work relating to Higher Education initiatives. You will have a proven track record of successfully delivering projects, with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task in a highly dynamic environment. You will also have strong leadership and people management skills and an ability to influence and negotiate.

About the School

The School of Economics and Finance is highly regarded as one of the top economic and finance departments. The School is renowned for excellence in research, teaching and student experience.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme, staff networks and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time, permanent post, with an expected start date as soon as possible. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £47,325 - £52,833 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Appointments are usually made at the start of the salary range.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.  We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or Other Minority Ethnic groups as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Michelle Restarick (

To apply for the role, please click the link below.

The closing date for applications is 1 August 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


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