New Robotic Telescope – Project Manager

Liverpool John Moores University

5 years Fixed Term

Liverpool John Moores University owns and operates a 2.0-m robotic telescope (“The Liverpool Telescope”) on La Palma in the Canary Islands.  Working with international partners we now intend to build a 4.0m class robotic telescope on the same site.  

We seek an experienced project manager to take responsibility for managing cost, quality, risk and schedule in the delivery of the telescope and its enclosure. You will organize and monitor the delivery of effort within LJMU and in external partners and companies as well as establishing and maintaining systems of document management, change control and interface control.  You will also take responsibility for integrating project delivery within existing LJMU processes and systems in areas of governance, finance, procurement and legal and manage contractual relationships with partner and supplier organisations. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Iain Steele (Liverpool Telescope Director), email:

Closing date: 3 November 2017

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

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