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Position: Project Manager
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Professional Services
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking an exceptionally motivated and qualified individual as Project Manager for the RAEng Chair in Emerging Technology and UCL’s Materials, Structures and Manufacturing Group at Harwell, based in the Research Complex at Harwell in Oxfordshire. You will be project managing a dynamic team of academics, researchers and students from UCL, working on innovative and world leading projects, such as additive manufacturing, volcanology and biomaterials. As part of the post, you will run the exciting new UKRI funded ImagingBioPro Network, focused on developing imaging technology that touches life
Requirements: As a project manager, you will have excellent communications skills, with a proven ability to liaise with students, scientists and industrialists from around the world. You will have experience helping organise large multi-disciplinary networks (requiring skills from website development to organising large conferences); You will oversee the timing, finance and staffing of projects, showing a high level of initiative and an ability to work collaboratively and independently. The appointee will have a good first degree or equivalent and gained significant work experience in a project or network management role in an academic or industrial scientific working environment. You will be self-motivated and able to deliver to tight deadlines whilst managing changing priorities
   
Text: Project Manager, - Ref:1872003 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Department of Mechanical Engineering Specific unit / Sub department Mechanical Engineering Professional Services Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UCL has an outstanding international reputation in research on energy and the environment, marine engineering and naval architecture and engineering for medical applications, with strong research collaborations with industry and universities in the UK, North America, Asia and the Far East and has excellent research and teaching facilities. We are seeking an exceptionally motivated and qualified individual as Project Manager for the RAEng Chair in Emerging Technology and UCLs Materials, Structures and Manufacturing Group at Harwell, based in the Research Complex at Harwell (www.rc-harwell.ac.uk) in Oxfordshire. You will be project managing a dynamic team of academics, researchers and students from UCL, working on innovative and world leading projects, such as additive manufacturing, volcanology and biomaterials. As part of the post, you will run the exciting new UKRI funded ImagingBioPro Network (mecheng.ucl.ac.uk/imagingbiopro/), focused on developing imaging technology that touches life. You will organise meetings, workshops, conferences and industrial engagement activities. The main research project you will manage is the UCL portion of a £10m EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Hub (MAPP, www.mapp.ac.uk). You will actively engage in the development of new proposals, both for the group at Harwell, across the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and more broadly support UCL / Harwell Campus interactions. This post is funded for 18 months in the first instance from start date. Key Requirements As a project manager, you will have excellent communications skills, with a proven ability to liaise with students, scientists and industrialists from around the world. You will have experience helping organise large multi-disciplinary networks (requiring skills from website development to organising large conferences). You will oversee the timing, finance and staffing of projects, showing a high level of initiative and an ability to work collaboratively and independently. The appointee will have a good first degree or equivalent and gained significant work experience in a project or network management role in an academic or industrial scientific working environment. You will be self-motivated and able to deliver to tight deadlines whilst managing changing priorities. Further Details The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of academics, beamline scientists, post-docs and PhD students using in situ synchrotron X-ray and neutron techniques to study advanced materials and their processing. The group, led by Professor Peter Lee, is based in the Research Complex at Harwell (www.rc-harwell.ac.uk) on the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire, the UKs largest site for national laboratories, including the UKs synchrotron light source, Diamond (www.diamond.ac.uk) and ISIS Neutron Source. Note: The post can be based either at UCL Bloomsbury or at the Research Complex at Harwell (www.rc-harwell.ac.uk) in Oxfordshire. For either base, you will be expected to travel to the other location on a regular basis (1 or 2 days per week) to ensure the interaction between activities at UCL Bloomsbury and the MSM@H remains strong. Travel (national and international) will also be required to attend project meetings, public engagement events, and conferences. If you choose to locate at Harwell in Oxfordshire, the post will no longer attract the London Allowance (£3,148 per annum). A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Professor Peter Lee at email address: peter.lee@ucl.ac.uk If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Mr Varun Lobo, Senior Staffing and Resources Officer for the Department of Mechanical Engineering at: mecheng.hr@ucl.ac.uk We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 15 Oct 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC 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. Job Description- Project Manager: Ref 1872003 Apply Now
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