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Position: Senior Project Manager: Consumer Data Research Centre
Institution: University College London
Department: Geography
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Reporting directly to the Principal Investigator, the SPM will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an appropriate project management framework to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the CDRC. Key responsibilities include: oversight of day-to-day CDRC activities including liaising with the Data Services Manager; establishing and maintaining appropriate risk management tools; oversight and management of stakeholder engagement and impact activities; creating new and sustaining existing data partnerships; monitoring, tracking and reporting on progress against plans internally and externally; maintenance and updating of final report; issue identification, escalation and resolution; day to day line management of staff in UCL, Liverpool and Oxford
Requirements: The successful candidate will need to be educated to higher degree level with experience in one of the following: a quantitative specialty within a social or engineering science discipline such as; statistics, planning, geography, economics, epidemiology/public health, GIS, spatial analysis or a science discipline with experience in social science applications, such as computer science, maths, physics, and any other relevant discipline; It is also essential that they have a relevant project management qualification such as PRINCE 2 Practitioner or APM-PQ. As well as experience of establishing and maintaining project management frameworks for the efficient and effective delivery of projects, e.g. within multiple settings
   
Text: Senior Project Manager: Consumer Data Research Centre , - Ref:1812089 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Geography Location of position London Grade 9 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £56,266 - £61,181 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking a highly-motivated individual who will oversee the project management of the CDRC. This will be a high profile role as part of the wider ESRC funding initiative to promote "Big Data" research in the social sciences. Reporting directly to the Principal Investigator, the SPM will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an appropriate project management framework to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the CDRC. Key responsibilities include: oversight of day-to-day CDRC activities including liaising with the Data Services Manager; establishing and maintaining appropriate risk management tools; oversight and management of stakeholder engagement and impact activities; creating new and sustaining existing data partnerships; monitoring, tracking and reporting on progress against plans internally and externally; maintenance and updating of final report; issue identification, escalation and resolution; day to day line management of staff in UCL, Liverpool and Oxford. Funded from 1st July 2019 until the 31st October 2020 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful candidate will need to be educated to higher degree level with experience in one of the following : a quantitative specialty within a social or engineering science discipline such as; statistics, planning, geography, economics, epidemiology/ public health, GIS, spatial analysis or a science discipline with experience in social science applications, such as computer science, maths, physics, and any other relevant discipline. It is also essential that they have a relevant project management qualification such as PRINCE 2 Practitioner or APM-PQ. As well as experience of establishing and maintaining project management frameworks for the efficient and effective delivery of projects, e.g. within multiple settings. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for this vacancy click on the Apply Now button below. For further details about this post, please contact Professor Paul Longley - p.longley@ucl.ac.uk We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 24 Jun 2019 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Further details Apply Now
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