Project Manager

  • Job Title:        Project Manager (Fixed Term – 36 Months)
  • Salary:            £35,227 - £42,790 per annum
  • Ref:                 HOSP076
The University of West London is a leading modern university specialising in the education and development of exceptional creative, business and service professionals.
The London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism is one of the leading European higher education institutions in hospitality, tourism and airport management and recognised a Centre of Excellence by the UK Learning Skills Council.  Part of University of West London, the College enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation, as well as strong links with business and industry. The College’s Food Studies field prides itself for developing a ‘new breed of leaders’ for the foodservice sector, equipped with strong food production, service, science and management skills.
The College is developing the West London Food Innovation Lab (WLFIL) which will provide the infrastructure necessary for start-up and established SMEs in the food and beverage sector to engage with the scientific community in order to develop and commercialise innovative products.
The Project Manager will be a full-time post, currently secured for 36 months. The post holder will ensure the successful delivery of the WLFIL obligations as specified by the project plans and project agreements with the European Regional Development Fund and actively engage with the most appropriate beneficiary groups.
The candidate should have demonstrable experience in running and co-ordinating European-funded projects and a track record of business development. A first degree in an area related to project management is essential and a good knowledge of the food industry, both in manufacturing and service, is highly desirable.
Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.
Closing date for receipt of applications to the above post is Sunday 27 November 2016.   
Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing Monday 5 December 2016.
CVs without an online application will not be accepted.