Programme Manager

Imperial College London - Enterprise Division

White City/South Kensington Campus

Contract type: Fixed term for 2 years

Are you highly skilled at managing high-impact research programmes?  Would you like to be part of a team delivering high-profile initiatives and generating major impact across one of the World’s leading universities? If so, this could be the perfect career opportunity for you.

A new opportunity has arisen in the Programme Management Office PMO at Imperial College for an experienced Programme Manager looking to further develop their career. The main objectives for the role within the PMO team of Enterprise Division are to provide programme management for Imperial’s Climate-KIC Knowledge and Innovation Community activities.  Imperial College partners with the European Commission funded Climate-KIC to deliver a range of projects, including research, education and innovation related activities, such as projects to support entrepreneurship for clean technologies.

A key element of this role will be acting as a central point of contact for the Climate-KIC, working with UK Climate-KIC leads to establish best practice working arrangements and promoting KIC activities to College academics. They will explore the opportunity for increased participation across the KIC on projects and the strategic alignment of College priorities to the KIC as well as overseeing key financial processes associated with delivery of KIC projects. The post-holder will be a member of College’s Enterprise Division, which is responsible for driving forward strategically important commercial opportunities for Imperial College. The work of Enterprise directly underpins Imperial’s mission, thereby supporting the development of new or enhanced research, education and knowledge exchange capabilities on behalf of Imperial’s academic community. 

The successful candidate will have experience of managing technical programmes to a high standard and a practical knowledge of developing and delivering programmes in an academic or industrial R&D environment. A good working knowledge of governmental and commercial funders of academic research and related funding procedures is also required.

For further details, please contact Rajneet Kaur Operations Manager on r.kaur@imperial.ac.uk  or 020 7594 6339.

Closing date – midnight 3rd September 2017

Interviews are expected to be held in week commencing 11th September 2017

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