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Projects Manager (fixed term, part time)

University of Nottingham - Engineering

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £39,609 to £48,677 per annum pro-rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th August 2019
Closes: 16th September 2019
Job Ref: ENG294119

Salary: £39,609 to £48,677 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The University of Nottingham is seeking a Projects Manager to join our Faculty of Engineering. You will be managing the delivery of two Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded projects, Connected Everything Network Plus, a national academic network focused on the challenges relating to digital manufacturing and DigiTOP, a research project looking to develop a predictive toolkit to optimise productivity and communication between human workers and robots.

You will be responsible for delivering full project management support to both networks, along with overseeing financial and budget management, acting as a primary contact and representing the networks at external meetings. As part of your role, you will have financial and budget management and monitor and review spending ensuring funds are allocated properly. You will have line management responsibility for 2 members of staff, one from each of the projects, and you will also be responsible for ensuring all activities are compliant with research data management and open access requirements.

As the successful candidate, you will have experience as a project manager, with the ability to manage different, complex and large scale projects simultaneously as well as develop and deliver strategic plans. You will be comfortable working with a range of stakeholders, including senior figures, and have the ability to influence, persuade and negotiate at all levels. 

At the University of Nottingham, we aim to give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop and reach your professional and personal career goals. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.

This is a part time (21.75h per week), fixed term post until 30 September 2021.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Moira Petrie, tel: 0115 82 83077 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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