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Senior Project Manager, Henry Royce Institute

By . April 13, 2024
Job title:Senior Project Manager, Henry Royce Institute
Job type:Permanent
Emp type:Full-time
Pay interval:Monthly
Pay rate:Negotiable
Job published: 01/01/1970
Job ID: 81756

Job Description

Original Job Description:

- Greater Manchester, Manchester, M13, GB

The Henry Royce Institute (Royce), an EPSRC-funded national institute, supports advanced materials research and innovation. With its Hub at The University of Manchester, the Institute has spokes at ten Partner and Associate organisations: the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Cambridge, Oxford, Cranfield, Strathclyde and Imperial College London, as well as at the UK Atomic Energy Authority and National Nuclear Laboratory. Royce, driven by a vision of advanced materials for a sustainable society’, supports the UK in growing its world-leading research and innovation through:Enabling national materials research, collaboration, fore-sighting and strategyProviding access to world-leading facilities and research expertiseCatalysing industrial collaboration and accelerating translationFostering materials science skills development, innovation, training and outreachRoyce has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Manager to provide leadership to the Royce project management team. The Senior Project Manager is a vital role, working with multiple stakeholders across Royce to deliver effective and professional project management for a wide range of strategically important projects and programmes, including the Royce Industrial Collaboration Programme and longer-term, multi-£m research projects. The role-holder is responsible for developing and leading the team, and for contributing to the effective design, set-up, planning and delivery of new initiatives, working closely with members of the Research and Business Engagement Team, the wider Royce Hub team, and colleagues across the Royce Partners.Experience of working in an interdisciplinary research environment with a proven track record of working on complex research projects with multiple partners is essential. You will have significant experience of budget management and project reporting. You will be comfortable dealing with multiple projects and tasks at the same time, and able to work to meet demanding and competing deadlines. You will have excellent communication, organisational, planning and problem-solving skills, and a flexible and proactive approach. The successful candidate will also have experience of line management and of supporting staff development.What you will get in return:Fantastic market leading Pension schemeExcellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance ProgrammeExceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidaysAdditional paid closure over the Christmas periodLocal and national discounts at a range of major retailersAs an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.Our University is positive about flexible working you can find out more hereHybrid working arrangements may be considered.Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries,accept CVs or applicationsfrom Recruitment Agencies.Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:Name: Louise Botley, Head of OperationsEmail: enquiries:Email: support: vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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