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Special Projects Manager

Merton CollegeMorden

1 Year Fixed Term Contract - with a view to extend as required.

Joining us as a Special Projects Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring high quality provision, the achievement of student outcomes and good financial performance. This is a wide-reaching role which has at its core the management of all aspects of a Continuing Participation Project. Working as a key member of Student Services, you will work with colleagues collaboratively to ensure our students meet their full potential. 

Developing and maintaining good relationships with partner organisations to ensure the successful delivery of complex projects, you will ensure compliance with all aspects of project monitoring and reporting in line with funding body requirements and undertaking quality assurance monitoring visits as required. 

With proven experience in a Project Management role you, will have a successful record of managing partnerships to achieve successful outcomes coupled with a track record of working as part of a team to achieve goals set. With a Level 3 qualification or above in a relevant area, you will have previous experience of working with young people to support positive outcomes and have a high level of computer literacy.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 15th January 2021

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 37 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.