Scientific Project Manager

University of Oxford - Division of Structural Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

Applications are invited for a Scientific Project Manager within the Instruct Hub Team led by Dr Susan Daenke at the Division of Structural Biology within the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

You will work with the Coordinator, the Instruct-ULTRA project consortium, project governance bodies, and Project Officers at the European Commission (EC), and will be responsible for the implementation, execution, and project management of Instruct-ULTRA. This will be a key role to work with and support the extension of Instruct-ERIC activities, a European research infrastructure providing services to 11 countries in Europe and developing new relationships with non-European countries. You will have a principle role in delivery of the Instruct-ULTRA contract which will extend and consolidate existing capabilities within Instruct-ERIC.

The role requires a highly proactive and self-motivated person to manage Instruct-ULTRA in line with the strategic objectives and priorities set out in the EC grant agreement. You will have the ability to manage effectively your own workload and provide high level strategic support to the Project Coordinator. You will also have the ability to build effective and credible working relationships with the Project Officers at the EC, and will work closely with colleagues in all Instruct Centres and sites globally.

You will have an honours degree in a biological science or related discipline and experience of project or grant management, preferably in EU funded programme. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with attention to detail being paramount, as well as excellent organisational and analytical skills. You should be available to travel regularly to mainland Europe and occasionally further afield. You will also have well-developed interpersonal and team working skills and good level of competence in use of computer software, including Microsoft office, email clients, calendars.

The position is fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance and funded by the EU Horizon 2020.

Please quote ref. 130446 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 2 October 2017 can be considered. Interviews will be held on Friday 13 October 2017 at the Instruct offices at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

Closing Date: 02-OCT-2017 12:00

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