Project Manager

University of St Andrews
University of St Andrews
£42,149 - £51,799 per annum
Closing date
31 Jul 2022
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University of St Andrews


Project Manager – AD2510GB

Salary: £42,149 - £51,799 per annum

Applications are invited for an experienced and highly motivated Project Manager to join our established Development Team at the University of St. Andrews, the Top Ranked University in the United Kingdom as stated in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. We are seeking an individual with the skills and determination to drive forward a wide range of capital project developments whilst contributing to the University’s ambition to achieve Carbon Net Zero by 2035.

In the coming years, the University of St Andrews will invest £30m per annum in a programme of strategic capital developments and refurbishments across its estate informed by our strategic Campus Development Frameworks.

Reporting to the Head of Development (Commercial &Technical) and working closely with the Director of Estates and Project Sponsors; the Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of multiple individual capital projects commencing with the appointment of the Design Team and initiation of the project. This will involve detailed brief development, significant stakeholder engagement, managing design intent and quality objectives and articulating the vision and project benefits associated with a range of major capital projects.

Educated to degree level, it is expected that the successful candidate will have experience in a similar project development management role and will come prepared to begin work on a suite of exciting projects.

We are a busy team working in a dynamic work environment and are looking for an experienced professional to join us who has excellent interpersonal skills, strong self-management ability and a keen sense of initiative in this client facing role.

In addition to the excellent working environment, we have a great range of benefits including: -

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays  Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions  Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Access to sports (subsidised membership costs) and library facilities  A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate

To apply for the post please send your CV and covering letter to Rhona Frood Head of Development ( and to Andy Walsh, Head of Development (Commercial & Technical), (

Please note: applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis and appointments made as soon as we find the right people. Therefore, we strongly encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.*

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Andy Walsh (

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

This post will/may be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.

* Closing date of 31 July 2022 is indicative-please see above

Please quote ref: AD2510GB

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland (No SC013532).


Seven centuries of history link the students with the town, leading to the ancient and yet modern institution apparent today.

St Andrews recently celebrated 600 years of continuous existence during which time it has made an enduring contribution to the intellectual and cultural life of both Scotland and the wider world.

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