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Project Manager

University of Sheffield - Department of Physics and Astronomy,

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £42,149 Grade 8
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 27th September 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: UOS030245
 

Fixed term until 12 August 2024

This post arises from the STFC funded Project Quantum Sensing for the Hidden Sector (QSHS) awarded to Principal Investigator (PI) Prof Ed Daw, Department of Physics and Astronomy, coordinating through project management the work on this project at 8 UK academic groups.

As project manager, you will work with the PI and project lead scientist to: (a) Coordinate research activities at and between the 8 University and national lab groups involved in the project; (b) Manage the delivery plan for the project, including milestones and deliverables; (c) Monitor and report on the spend against the project grants at the institutions; (d) Manage the communication channels of the collaboration, including face to face and cloud meetings, web based resources and collaboration tools such as the collaboration Slack site; (e) Schedule and organise oversight committee meetings and other meetings within the management structure of the collaboration; (f) Liaise with the project managers at the ADMX collaboration and other international partners, organising meetings and coordinating schedules, travel and shipments as appropriate; and (g) Assist in the organisation of workshops and meetings as required to discharge the business of the collaboration.

The appointee will hold a degree in a relevant discipline (or relevant experience) and have administrative experience, preferably including finance.

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