|£36,024 to £44,263 pa, with a discretionary range to £48,350 p.a. : Grade 7
|8th December 2023
|8th January 2024
We are seeking to appoint a Project Manager to join the Gilbert group at the Pandemic Sciences Institute, to coordinate the Nipah vaccine project. This is a new and exciting opportunity to join the team responsible for the rapid development of a replication-deficient simian adenoviral vectored vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.
The group’s programmes for vaccine development toward emerging pathogens has expanded significantly in recent years. Funded by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI; https://cepi.net), Professor Gilbert’s team are developing and trialling ChAdOx1-vectored vaccines against MERS, Lassa and Nipah.
You will be responsible for managing project(s) in collaboration with the Principal Investigator, Programme Manager and the NDM Grant Management Team to ensure the objectives are met within deadlines and the work is conducted within the University standards and the funder’s terms and conditions. You will support the NDM Grant Management Team with the preparation of reports for funding organisations as necessary, in order to meet deadlines. Additionally, you will assist the HR team in the preparation of recruitment exercises following University / NDM recruitment policies.
It is essential that you are educated to an undergraduate level with a scientific degree, and you will have scientific project management experience, as well as highly developed problem solving and organisation skills, with an ability to meet competing deadlines. You will be able to communicate effectively to a high standard, including relatively complex scientific matters, orally and in writing. It is essential you have good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others. A certified Project Manager Qualification (i.e. Prince 2), would be highly desirable.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 12 months and is funded by CEPI.
Only applications received before 12 midday on 8 January 2024 will be considered. Please quote 169930 on all correspondence.
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