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Programme Manager

The University of Edinburgh - College of Science and Engineering: School of Informatics

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th November 2018
Closes: 23rd November 2018
Job Ref: 045916

The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, is seeking a Programme Manager to provide support to the Principal Investigator in the delivery of a programme of activities in the Quantum Information Group.

The Programme Manager will use advanced programme and project management methodologies to develop and oversee a delivery plan for a range of research projects and activities for which the Principal Investigator is responsible. The responsibilities will include liaising with other academic institutions and with public sector and industry partners, working with stakeholders, managing financial accounts as well as organising and supporting workshops. In addition, the role will also include overseeing the delivery of a portfolio of funded research held by the principal investigator and contributing to the delivery of the Quantum Information Group (procurement, deployment) within the School of Informatics.

The successful candidate will have a good honours degree (at least a 2:1) in a relevant subject or equivalent knowledge gained through substantial experience in a similar role, significant experience of the application of programme and project management methodologies in complex environments, a high level of numeracy with experience of financial accounting and reporting, and strong communication and interpersonal skills.

A higher degree in a relevant subject, a project management qualification and an accounting or finance qualification, are all desirable.

Enquiries should be addressed to Professor Elham Kashefi on 0131 651 5631 or by email at

This position is full time and fixed-term for one year (with the possibility of extension).

Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 per annum

The closing date is 5pm (GMT) on Friday 23rd November 2018

Vacancy Ref: 045916

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The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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