Salary: Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Big Data Institute working with Professor Deirdre Hollingsworth and the neglected tropical disease (NTD) Modelling Consortium. As Project Manager you will provide project management expertise and an international network of researchers, managing large grants with multiple partners across multiple countries. You will join a diverse and creative team who aim to deliver high quality research addressing real world problems with a passion for creating impact on health at a global level.
Taking primary responsibility for designing, managing and delivering financial and administrative reporting, planning and reporting of delivery of scientific outputs for two large grants with international sub-awardees.
You will develop communication methods for The Consortium, ensuring an efficient mechanism for exchange of information, ideas, as well as project goals, supporting the group in developing new grant applications by developing budgets, ensuring compliance with funder conditions and co-ordinating submission processes. In addition, you will manage all financial aspects of grants both internally and with project partners and coordinate activities to ensure project deliverables and milestones are met in a timely manner.
You must hold or be close to completion of a PhD in a field related to biology, epidemiology or mathematics or combination of education and experience OR MSc and a recognised post-graduate Project Management Qualification. You will also have substantial project management experience, ability to manage multiple projects with varying deadlines and deliverables and be able to support management of financial and operational and research budgets. Critical thinking ability and good problem solving skills, eye for detail and an ability to work to high standards consistently is also essential.
This full-time position is fixed-term for 30 June 2021 in the first instance.
Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 6 March 2019.