University Relations Program Manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 29000 - £ 41000 / Year
  • Category
    IT - Programme / Project Management
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    IT and Telecoms
  • External Reference
    JN-042021-177645


Role: University Relations Program Coordinator


Location: London


Duration: ASAP for 12 months


Bonus plan: Company (paid yearly)


Our client's University Relations team manages the interface between academic research and their internal research. They create and maintain research partnerships with the external academic community and support the research ecosystem through various programs, such as Faculty and Student grants, Research workshops, Sponsorships, etc.


Overall Responsibilities:


The scope of activity includes program planning, execution and monitoring to achieve the desired results. Further areas of activity are communication to external and internal stakeholders and designing processes to ensure efficient and scalable operation.


The University Relations Program Coordinator is expected to:



  • Participate in executing project objectives

  • Track and deliver on team goals

  • Communicate regular status updates

  • Manage or escalate blocking issues

  • Work with internal and external partners to manage and track programs


Required Skills/Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Project management experience - ability to manage multiple projects and tasks

  • Track record of initiating and completing complex projects from end-to-end

  • Precision and attention to detail

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English


Nice to Have Skills:



  • Experience of working with academic institutions / universities

  • Experience with handling community programs, marketing programs or events in the past would be ideal

  • Passion for Computer Science and Technology

  • Someone who has been a student / community ambassador for a technology company


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Lauren Roberts