Project Manager

University of Oxford - Department of Engineering Science

We are seeking a part-time (20 - 25 hours per week) Project Manager at the Department of Engineering Science, Central Oxford. This position is fixed-term until 31 May 2021.

Your prime responsibility is to efficiently manage a project portfolio under the direction of Professor Frank Wood. Managing several projects, you will be responsible for the fiscal management including monitoring expenditure, preparing interim and final reports, and maintaining accurate and detailed plans and records. You will also be responsible for administrative matters, such as liaison with partners, communication, events management and updating/managing websites and databases.

You should possess a good first degree (or equivalent experience) and have experience of administration or project management in a research environment, public sector or other large complex organization. Proven financial aptitude with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to produce clear and concise financial/research reports is essential. Excellent communication, IT and organizational skills are also essential.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Louise Bristow (email:

Further information can be found at:

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 1 September 2017 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

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