A unique opportunity to shape the future of London’s Knowledge Quarter (KQ), a partnership of institutions within the Kings Cross, St Pancras, Euston and Bloomsbury areas that create and disseminate knowledge. Home to world-class organisations from UCL and the British Museum to the University of the Arts and the Guardian, the KQ is a unique cluster of knowledge in London and a big cog within the UK’s digital knowledge economy.
Your role will be to develop and implement a strategy for the KQ that will help to meet its objectives including advocating jointly on issues that affect our partners, engaging with the local community, developing knowledge exchange opportunities and improving local infrastructure and the public realm. You will report to the KQ’s Board and work in collaboration with the KQ’s Steering Group. You will prioritise projects, develop the financial sustainability of the KQ and deliver opportunities that are in keeping with the overall vision of the KQ.
You will be a self-starter with experience of managing strategic partnerships, an efficient project manager, understand regeneration policies and strategies, a good communicator with advocacy and stakeholder engagement experience and a creative and innovative individual that recognises the opportunities that the KQ can deliver. If you think you can help shape the future or London’s most innovative partnership please visit http://jobs.theguardian.com/job/4933712/knowledge-quarter-project-manager/
Location: British Library
London Start date: TBC (October/November 2014)
Salary: £47,718 – £55,410
Fixed-term full-time 2 year post with option to extend