Project Manager (Hartpury Sports Business Hub)

Hartpury University and College
Hartpury, Gloucester [Gloucestershire]
£21,255 - £21,255 Per Year, £21,255 per annum based on an FTE salary of £35,426 per annum
19 Jan 2023 09:39
17 Feb 2023 23:59
Higher Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant, Manager
Business / Management Studies, Sport / Physical Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College, Specialist College, University
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Project Manager (Hartpury Sports Business Hub)

£21,255 per annum based on an FTE salary of £35,426 per annum

22.5 hours per week

(Fixed term 24-month contract ending April 2025)


About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to more than 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University is rated top 20 in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times Good University Guide 2022) and has 96% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.


The Hartpury Sports Business Hub  

As an institution, Hartpury is developing a growing reputation for research and knowledge exchange in Animal, Agriculture, Equestrian Performance, Sport, Exercise Science and Business.

The Hartpury Sports Business Hub (HSBH) is a thriving community of practice that helps connect students to industry opportunities providing services that help local and national organisations develop. We are looking to recruit a Project Manager to support the work of the Hub and the services provided to Gloucestershire businesses.


About the Role

  • You will undertake a range of project management activities designed to support organisations via the use of training workshops, consultancy projects and student placements.
  • You will support the Hartpury Sports Business Hub in wider endeavors and play a key role in its development moving forward.
  • You will be contributing to the management of stakeholders, budgeting and general duties required by priority projects.
  • You will explore and create initiatives linked to facility sustainability upskilling staff/volunteers and increasing participation within grassroots sports clubs and community centres in Gloucester City.
  • You will lead on management activity by providing a comprehensive project management service to the Hartpury Sports Business Hub to help achieve the milestones and KPI’s required by projects linked to priority areas.
  • You will liaise with key stakeholders to ensure project support is provided to meet the needs of the organisation.
  • You will carry out analysis and/or critical reports to showcase the impact of the Hartpury Sport Business Hub and its services. You will also provide evaluations using specified and agreed techniques, and document findings.
  • You will manage your own research and administrative activities within guidelines provided by senior colleagues.
  • You will represent the Hartpury Sport Business Hub at external meetings/seminars, either with other members of the group or alone.


About You

  • You will be practitioner level trained in a recognised project management methodology
  • You will have proven successful project management experience of managing complex projects within agreed timescales and budget
  • You will have experience managing stakeholders and maintaining effective working relationships
  • You will have the ability to interpret, analyse and present information and formulate clear proposals on the basis of the analysis
  • You will have experience of managing or supervising individuals.


We offer a fantastic package of staff benefits including:

  • Hybrid working arrangements with blended approach of office and home working
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Wellbeing support including our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous pension scheme (LGPS)
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave

For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Mike Green ([email protected]) or Alex Kay ([email protected]).  


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Click the button below to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification.


The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 19th February 2023.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th February 2023.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.