Research Project Manager - A108452A

Newcastle University - Medical Sciences Faculty Office

Closing date: 24 April 2018

We have exciting opportunities for experienced project managers to join the Faculty of Medical Sciences Project Management Team. The team provide professional project management support to the Faculty of Medical Sciences’ research portfolio, including complex milestone driven, multi-site and cross-disciplinary research projects. The team reports to the Faculty Research Manager and currently manages 23 projects with a value of £32m (ranging from £350k to £13 million). These include early phase clinical trials, experimental medicine research, trials and research involving the development of devices, gene and other therapies.

You will be allocated research projects from the team’s portfolio and will work closely with Investigators, collaborators, the research team, University Research Institutes and professional services staff to deliver the projects, including ensuring progress against milestone and financial targets, highlighting and managing risks as appropriate, and in doing so becoming an integral part of the project team.

We are looking for self-starters with excellent problem-solving and project management skills, together with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude. You will have a degree (or equivalent professional qualification) in a relevant discipline and significant experience of working in project management, excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and verbally as well as excellent organisational and time management skills.

There are two posts available on either a full time or part time job share basis. Please indicate on your application which of these options you'd like to be considered for. 

For an informal discussion please contact Kay Howes -  kay.howes@ncl.ac.uk  0191 208 7460.

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