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Project Manager

Deadline for applications: N/A

Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £45,000 per annum

Job overview

We are the leading provider of international education, helping students from 142 different countries to prepare for a UK Higher Education. We’re a business that drives success for our students and partners, with the ultimate goal of creating a better world through education.

Are you a hands-on project manager that would be interested in managing a large transformation project?

This fantastic job role is an opportunity for you to have an immediate impact. Working within the Commercial team (full of subject specialists) tasked to drive the business forward; you will play a key role in our online strategy by managing the large transformation project. In this autonomous job role, you’ll use all of your project management expertise to drive change by taking areas of the business online, giving more students from around the world a chance to gain a UK higher education.

To succeed in this job, you’ll need to be operationally minded, with a resilience and determination that ensures your projects move forward effectively. You’ll be dealing with a variety of stakeholders so your challenge will be to balance the commercial rigour, whilst also holding credibility with our Academics.

This is a huge project that will transform the business. You’ll work with an array of different people, get to travel, and most importantly you’ll be making a truly positive impact on global education. We can be flexible with location, as long as there is a willingness to travel.

Key responsibilities

As a Project Manager, you’ll journey with us will start by you taking ownership of our online transformation project and the online learning strategy. We are looking for you to adopt a hands-on project management approach, ensuring that the communication to the business is regular and accurate. You’ll drive the transformation project forward ensuring that work streams are progressing, compliance is upheld, and progress reports are delivered to the business. There will be a variety of stakeholders to manage, both internally and externally, so you’ll be expected to build and develop relationships that ensure an effective delivery of the projects.

Experience

  • You will be a proven Project Manager with experience managing a variety of large and small transformation projects.
  • You’ll be experienced in managing projects that involve multiple stakeholders, and will have the confidence and communication skills to work effectively with senior management.
  • If you’ve had experience in the Education sector managing online transformation projects then this would be highly advantageous.
  • Previous experience working in the commercial sector would also be desirable.

Key benefits

  • Competitive salaries
  • A 25-day holiday (For full time).
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality

We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration

We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.

Innovation

We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.

Opportunity

We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.