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Prosperity Partnership Project Manager

University of Birmingham - Metallurgy and Materials

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £45,585 to £54,395 per annum, with potential progression once in post to £61,198 (Grade: 8)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th December 2023
Closes: 7th January 2024
Job Ref: 103041

Salary:

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £45,585 to £54,395, with potential progression once in post to £61,198 

Hours:

Part Time (18.75 hours per week)

Contract Type:

Fixed Term Contract – up to February 2028

The Arcane Project Manager will have the remit of managing the EPSRC funded project within HTRC based at the University of Birmingham’s facility at Ansty. Within this capacity the job will provide strategic direction and management to ensure the project delivers in line with its objectives. The Project Manager will work directly with the HTRC Director for delivery of all aspects of this project and be line managed by the Deputy Director of Operations for EPS College at UoB. Through collaboration, the aim is to manage and support the delivery of five work packages and data science workstreams.

As Manager for the project, the post holder will be responsible for day to day operational management of the project, robust financial monitoring and the successful delivery of contracted outputs. The task will necessitate co-ordinating and managing the efforts of staff involved in all aspects of project delivery. 

The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all funder requirements for reporting and auditing are met for the duration of the project and will also be responsible to the Project Director for reporting progress on the projects, and for alerting senior management to any major potential threats to project delivery. The Project Manager will be required to ensure that all aspects of project delivery are completed in line with University policies. The Project Manager will also have responsibility of submitting final reports/claims to the funder and Project Closure for the contractual obligations which will conclude in May 2028.

Person spec

  • Relevant degree or relevant equivalent professional qualification, plus significant programme/project management experience (in increasingly large and/or complex projects) or substantial relevant experience evidencing the experience required in this role
  • Formal Project Management qualifications such as APMP, Prince2 or MSP preferred
  • Substantial experience of managing large financial budgets along with experience of budget planning, forecasting and monitoring.
  • Technical reporting.
  • Experience of financial policies and processes.
  • Authoritative knowledge of the work practices, processes and procedures relevant to the role, including broader sector/commercial awareness.
  • Evidence of literacy and numeracy, with the ability to write clearly for a variety of audiences, and to produce and analyse source material, information and data.
  • Proven ability to meet targets, with minimal supervision to deadlines
  • Substantial experience of engaging, and collaborating, with internal and external stakeholders.

To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the 'Apply' button above.

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