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Project Manager

University of Oxford - Department of Social Policy and Intervention

Location: Oxford, Hybrid
Salary: £32,332 to £38,205 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th February 2024
Closes: 18th March 2024
Job Ref: 171239

About the role

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention is seeking a Project Manager to work within a multidisciplinary research group led by Prof Lucie Cluver responsible for supporting research activities for one or more studies. The research covers a broad spectrum of themes which relate to improving the lives of children and adolescents in resource-limited settings, and in crisis contexts of conflict, climate, and pandemic emergency. This work is centred around efforts to support positive outcomes within education, poverty reduction, gender-sensitive programming, health, and violence prevention.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience within a fast-paced, international team. You will be a key research operations team member and will have extensive amounts of independent work and responsibility within the project. The post is focused on research grant management working closely with the department’s finance and administration team in relation to human resources and financial management. You will be responsible for support with writing grant applications and reports and the substantial project close out requirements of one of our major funders (GCRF Accelerate Hub).

Our research group is committed to capacity-building and supporting team members to further their careers, and you will be supported to further your career portfolio. Our team welcomes applications from people with caring responsibilities, and we are flexible to family and other commitments. Our team works both remotely and in person in the office, the role can be hybrid with an expectation of one day per week in the office.

About you

You will have a master’s degree in a relevant social science or public health discipline, and experience of managing large research grants, budgeting, and managing projects with an ability to work to tight deadlines. Good communication, presentation and writing skills in English will be a strength and you will understand grant management processes and challenges associated with working in resource-constrained environments.

How to apply

As part of your application you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement, along with the name and contact details of two referees. The supporting statement should explain how you meet the essential criteria for the post using clear examples. Further information, including how to apply, is available in the attached job description. Any further enquires may be directed to the email address below.

Only online applications received by 12.00 noon on 18 March 2024 will be considered. Interviews will be held on 27 March 2024.

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