Project Manager, Global Curriculum Management Project

Heriot-Watt University has 5 campuses: three in the UK (Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, and Orkney), one in Dubai and one in Malaysia. The University offers a especially different range of diploma programs inside the expert areas of technology, engineering, layout, commercial enterprise and languages.

With a history relationship again to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for international-magnificence teaching and realistic, leading-aspect research, which has made it one of the pinnacle UK universities for commercial enterprise and enterprise. We connect to enterprise at every level and broaden programmes to in shape their wishes – so employers get work-prepared industry-healthy graduates.

Heriot-Watt is also Scotland’s maximum international university, boasting the largest global pupil cohort.

We have an established set of values that help us to nurture innovation and management, and display our dedication to non-stop improvement and improvement in all our sports.
The goal of the Global Curriculum Management (GCM) undertaking is to guide the overall lifecycle of our portfolio of diploma programs and guides, from cradle to grave. GCM will enable lecturers to endorse new programs, to collaborate with their colleagues in growing their proposals, after which to post proposals for approval. GCM will then help the approval lifecycle: academic approval, enterprise case, advertising and marketing, and charges, with separate threads for each usa. Finally, GCM will guide the frenzy of accepted programs into our operational scholar facts system.

We are searching out a skilled challenge supervisor to guide the GCM undertaking through procurement, recruitment, improvement and on to closure.

The hit candidate will lead at the implementation of the new Global Curriculum Management device, co-ordinating humans and responsibilities to make sure successful transport. The assignment manager will act as a superb advise for change and might be worried about presenting to stakeholders, training and assisting personnel thru the change. We are looking for a candidate with strong revel in of undertaking control; sturdy commercial enterprise structures evaluation; and ideally know-how of better training, workflows, facts migration and gadget integrations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Co-ordinate internal assets required to deliver the Global Curriculum Management undertaking,
Ensure that the undertaking phase is brought on-time, inside scope, and inside price range,
Develop task scope and targets, to make certain feasibility of implementation consulting with all relevant stakeholders as required,
Develop a detailed mission plan to music development,
Use suitable verification techniques to control adjustments in venture scope, schedule, and costs,
Measure venture overall performance the usage of suitable structures, gear, and strategies,
Independently control fee, agenda, pleasant and scope within the delegated tolerances,
Report and enhance to management as wanted,
Manage the relationship with the inner customers and all stakeholders,
Perform danger control to reduce assignment dangers,
Establish and preserve relationships with 0.33 events,
Create and hold complete undertaking documentation the usage of Heriot-Watt University undertaking technique,
Ensure that the assignment and adheres to GDPR standards,
Ensure proper validation, testing and person signal-off of all deliverables,
Ensure put up-implementation approaches are in an area to support the machine.

Role profile

Oral Communication

Prepare and supply presentations approximately the assignment to colleagues in any respect tiers of the employer,
Communicate with both professionals and laypersons at the technical and commercial enterprise-system elements of the undertaking,
Be able to offer verbal updates at the development of the mission on call for.

Written Communication

Write a complete and cohesive mission plan,
Write ordinary venture updates and minute conferences,
Write business, purposeful and technical documentation – including check documentation, where required,
Tailor documentation to fit the audience: this may vary among giving up-customers: academics, administrators, students; and key stakeholders which include process owners,
Communicate development closer to crew goals,
Summarise complicated expert issues or statistics for managers or stakeholders.