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About the role

As NCOP Project Manager, you'll provide operational management for the delivery of the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) in Leicester, this is a role where you will have to support the partnership that comprises of: University of Leicester, University of De Montford and the University of Loughborough as well as Leicester College. You will ensure the delivery of high impact activity that meets the needs of specific target groups and contributes towards the consortium’s objectives and commitments in relation to Widening Participation and collaborative outreach.

NCOP team focus on delivering outreach activity, engaging with our local community and providing targeted support to those underrepresented in Higher Education, fulfilling our Operational Plan commitments.



About you

We're looking for a Project Manager with knowledge and understanding of Widening Participation in Higher Education, including relevant policy. You'll need to be adept at:

          Leading and managing a team

          Leading operational activities in student recruitment, schools engagement or widening participation within an education environment

          Working with young people and vulnerable adults and knowledge of the associated safeguarding issues

          Managing the delivery of multiple projects and activities to target and budget

          Managing a large stakeholder group within the partnership

          Effectively managing detailed analysis and making recommendations on high impact activity

          Manage the implementation of the programme

Additional information

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome and should be made to Danielle Fitzgerald, Director of the Future Students Office on demf1@leicester.ac.uk

If you are offered this post you will be subject to an enhanced with barred lists check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement. 

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here