Business Development Project Manager

Organisation: Dundee Science Centre

Salary: Range: £26,000 - £34,000

Location: 14 Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB

You will play a key role in setting the direction and implementing Dundee Science Centre’s ambitious strategy including education and widening access initiatives. You will strive to support our vision of being an accessible hub for engagement with science and a platform which brings together partners to co-create content to address local needs and provision.

With a focus on quality and consistency you will ensure DSC’s content is in line with Dundee Science Centre’s key aims and local and national government priorities and is of, high quality, scientific accuracy, and relevancy. This will be achieved through partnership working and liaising with industry and higher education to incorporate their research and discoveries into all STEM learning and community engagement, for all ages and for both formal and informal learning.

• Bid writing and secure sponsorship for core activity, projects, and exhibitions, by identifying income sources, writing proposals, and delivering presentations
• Responsible for Budget control and all related finance procedures relating to programmes, fundraising and Service Level Agreements
• Initiate, lead and manage projects and budgets for core activity, new projects and existing programmes identifying key delivery partners and event formats through meaningful partnership working
• Responsible for report writing to various stakeholders
• Line management of relevant team responsible for the creation, delivery and co-ordination of content and programmes
• Leadership and coaching of wider team in relation to quality assurance and in line with the strategic direction and aims of the organisation
• Liaise with national and local authority stakeholders and community organisations to develop and deliver appropriate programmes in collaboration with partners
• Support the Head of Business Development with industry, Further and Higher Education to incorporate their research and discoveries into learning experiences for the public audience
• Working in collaboration with Science Centre Advisory Boards partners to identify local gaps in provision, key themes/topics to be covered
• Secure accreditation and develop and deliver career long professional learning training courses for scientists and educational practitioners covering science communication and public engagement projects for STEM professionals, including delivering science communication training
• Ensure Dundee Science Centre supports CfE and Education Scotland Framework, Scottish Government STEM and Education Training Strategy
• Responsible for overseeing and implementing evaluation and reporting processes regarding all programming
• Contribute to the development of Dundee Science Centre’s Inclusion and Diversity strategies and policies
• Support DSC marketing and audience engagement strategy, deliver marketing and communications aspects as required

• Education or experience to degree level (minimum) or equivalent in a relevant subject area (e.g., science, Business Management or Project Management)

Application Deadline: Monday 25/07/2022