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Job offer: Project Manager (Accelerating the Creative Economy through Immersive Tech)

21.03.2019 11:17 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

London, UK

Deadline: April 18, 2019

Job reference: REQ2332 

Salary £37,000 to £43,000 + Bonus Scheme

Job category/type: Support

Job description

The Strategic Projects team at London South Bank University is seeking to appoint a Project Manager to support the innovative programme exploring cutting-edge immersive technologies and aesthetics, 'Accelerating the Creative Economy through Immersive Tech' (ACE IT). You will be in charge of a project that is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The overall aim is to support London's Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) specialising in ground-breaking Immersive Technologies by enabling them to develop and commercialise innovative products, processes and services.

The project aims to accelerate investment in research and development for such SMEs operating in the creative and technology sectors. ACE IT will also support by providing specialist innovation and technical support with access to technical facilities, academic and student expertise for product development and prototyping. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work with some of the most innovative and exciting SMEs in London on emerging technology. The main purpose of this role is to ensure the ACE IT project runs in an efficient and effective manner, ensuring the project delivers the funded outcomes and outputs. You will be supported by LSBU's Strategic Projects team, world-leading project partners from the creative industries, LSBU Schools and external organisations to identify opportunities and support the development of the project.

Why choose us?

London South Bank University has a proven track record of delivering impactful support directly to London's business community. Our legacy of successful staff and procedures would allow the right candidate to shape the ACE IT project to deliver real change in the Immersive Technologies sector.

As the post holder, you are entitled to:

  • Up to 8% performance-related annual bonus
  • One month free gym membership and discounted membership rates
  • Access to our cycle-to-work scheme
  • Commuter season ticket loan
  • Discounted mobile phone line rental
  • Flexible working

Your profile

You will possess great relationship building skills and be able to effectively engage both internal academics and the external business community. A proven experience in the field of project management as well as a passion and understanding of the Immersive Technologies sector. Awareness of market drivers, key policies and areas of opportunity are also critical.

Please click here to see more detail about the role, and here to understand our Values and who we are.

To apply, please upload a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet all the selection criteria and the LSBU Values here.

The post is Fixed Term (until July 2022), Full Time.



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