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Project Manager

Do you have experience of providing managing multi-location projects? Are you a well organised individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Are you familiar with issues of race and gender equality in education and principles of widening participation?

The University of Leeds is one of the top 100 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

We are looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager to work with Professor Iyiola Solanke on “Generation Delta: Nurturing the next generation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E) female professors”, a 4-year project funded by the Office for Students (OfS)/ Research England (RE) to look into the access and success of women from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds in post-graduate research programmes.

You will play a key role in managing and co-ordinating this project and will be expected to have proven developed organisational skills. The role will be based in Leeds. You will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) as well as all team members to manage the delivery of the project. You will also work with the project team to draft regular project reports.


What we offer in return

  • 25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s over 40 days a year!
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!  


If you are looking for a role that will strengthen your organisational skills and contribute to sustainable integration in higher education apply today.


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Iyiola Solanke, Primary Investigator Generation Delta, Professor of EU Law and Social Justice and Dean, EDI, University of Leeds


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Educational Engagement
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  0.5 of full time equivalent
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 31 January 2026 - Support for a time limited project)
Release Date:  Monday 01 August 2022
Closing Date:  Monday 15 August 2022
Reference:  PSEDE1008
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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