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Project Manager - Bath Centre for Pain Research

University of Bath - Department for Health

Location: Bath
Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 pro rata per annum (grade 8)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st September 2021
Closes: 19th September 2021
Job Ref: AL8626

Take a lead on a crucial multi-disciplinary project, collaborating with colleagues across the university and the consortium. Joining at as an exciting time as this newly established multi-institutional Centre sets out to better understand how psychosocial mechanisms impact on chronic pain. The key position is part of the Advanced Pain Discovery Platform (APDP), which is funded by UKRI and Verses Arthritis.

About the role:

Leading the consortium’s programme you will be supporting the Principal Investigator across day-to-day activities, governance and budget management. With a focus on data management/storage and data governance of the project, you will provide sound project and resource planning in relation to this large, multi-disciplinary project.

Overseeing the development and implementation of systems to effectively manage the project, including supporting governance and compliance with regulations. As well as the project Principal Investigator and team-based at Bath, you will be collaborating with consortium colleagues, as well as external partners and other stakeholders.

About you:

As a natural communicator, you will have led large multi-disciplinary projects ideally within an area of applied health-related research, developing and overseeing relevant systems and support processes. You will also have:

  • The ability to analyse and interpret highly complex information and to make judgments regarding a range of management issues.
  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent experience.
  • Awareness of data management/storage and data governance.
  • Experience of developing communication strategies across a number of different social media platforms.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills, including effective coordination, motivation, and negotiation.
  • Skills to build, maintain and develop complex relationships across a broad range of individuals.

For more information:

This is a part-time fixed-term post expected to start from 1st October 2021 until 30th June 2025.

Please contact Prof Edmund Keogh ( or Dr Lisa Austin ( if you would like to discuss the role or find out more information.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. We are:

  • A family friendly workplace
  • Open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • Recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package
  • Encouraging of your personal and professional development.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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