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Senior Project Manager - International Development (Chemistry) (Fixed-Term)

University of Nottingham - Chemistry

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £38,833 to £47,722 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th August 2018
Closes: 23rd August 2018
Job Ref: SCI235518

The School of Chemistry at the University of Nottingham is seeking an experienced Project Manager to provide administrative leadership, management, and specialist technical input for the delivery, development, and optimisation for a diverse portfolio of complex multi-partner projects that fall within the remit of the School of Chemistry’s Business Partnership Unit (BPU). The projects span Research, Teaching, and Knowledge Exchange, and involve working with international partners. Reporting to the Business Development Manager for the School of Chemistry and working with the Project Steering Committees, the role holder will make a leading contribution to strategic budgetary planning, policy development, policy implementation, monitoring of data, and quality assurance management to support all activities. They will also provide specialist technical input to these Chemistry and Pharmacy focused projects, as necessary, and identify, develop, and deliver additional external funding and collaborations.

Candidates must have an Honours Degree in Chemistry or Pharmacy or equivalent and significant relevant experience in a similar/related role. They must possess financial acumen; exceptional interpersonal skills; and detailed knowledge of projects, funding mechanisms, and opportunities within the Higher Education sector (including EU/government funded and multi partner/international projects). Experience of Knowledge Exchange and Impact related activities within academia will be an advantage.

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The School values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The School of Chemistry holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing women's careers in science. You can read more about what this means at and on our website

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Trevor Farren, School of Chemistry, The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD ( Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

This is a fixed term role for two and a half years working full-time hours (36.25 per week).

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