Job offer in Ireland Curriculum Project Manager at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

QUB is an exciting place to study medicine with our students experiencing clinical practice in a variety of hospitals, general practices and healthcare settings throughout Northern Ireland from first year onwards.

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences and Centre for Medical Education has close bonds with the Northern Ireland community as part of its educational, research and outreach programmes. Our ‘Patients as Partners’ make a valuable contribution to the education of medical students, through their participation in the selection of medical students to the programme, teaching sessions, as well as assessments.

The Curriculum Project Manager will provide specialist project management to the Curriculum Review Executive Group (CREG) and Curriculum Review Operational Group for the development and implementation of the new 5-year undergraduate medical curriculum. The post holder will manage multiple project streams and will work closely with key internal and external stakeholders including key personnel in the relevant Health Trusts and other external bodies. It is currently envisaged that there will be a phased roll-out of the new curriculum year on year beginning with first year in September 2020. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing detailed plans and communication to ensure that all milestones are met, that relevant course materials and information is available for students and staff and that students and clinicians are supported through the changes to the curriculum.

Queen’s University has generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits. We also provide attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful Curriculum Project Manager will have:

  • A University Degree or equivalent OR at least 5 years relevant Project Management experience and a professional project management qualification at practitioner level.
  • At least three years’ relevant experience in a Project or Programme Manager/Coordinator role within the higher education sector

Further information about the Centre can be found at

Closing date: Wednesday 1 May 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.


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