Project Delivery Manager – DDI Skills Gateway (Data Education for Work)

The Data Lab is inviting applications from a talented and experienced person to lead the management and delivery of the ~£1.2M Data Education for Work initiative, a stream of the ~£8m Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal Data Driven Innovation Skills Gateway programme led by the University of Edinburgh. The post-holder will lead this programme, working with stakeholders, industry and the public to ensure successful on-time delivery and within budget through experienced technical project management and leadership.

The ideal candidate will have 4 years minimum demonstrable experience of; 
• Leading programme management 
• Formal project management processes including implementation, planning, tracking and risk assessment 
• Managing and delivering a user service, ideally in training/skills sector 
• Working with industry and stakeholder management, providing high level strategic consultation with strong influencing skills 
• Managing the activities of a team 
• The changing world of work in relation to the adoption of data and artificial intelligence technologies.

This is a fixed term, full-time position starting asap and available initially for 2 years, with the possibility of extension to 5 years.

Closing Date: Tuesday 30th July 2019 at 5pm (GMT)

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