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Project Manager

The Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
England, Oxfordshire
£31931 - £34709 per annum
Closing date
16 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Programme Manager, Project Administrator
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Project Manager

£31,931- £34,709 gross per annum

RAL- Oxford

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), UKRI

Do you pride yourself as an excellent communicator, both in writing and speaking? Are you keen to manage projects within a unique industry? Are you able to develop effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders?

STFC (part of UK Research and Innovation) are seeking a Project Manager to work with the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) within RAL Space to support the current and rapidly increasing project portfolio and to support the existing Senior Project Manager in delivery of large consortium projects.

You will work with a variety of projects from initial project definition through to successful project delivery. Our projects employ a range of different project management techniques, and you will have the opportunity to work across a range of these.

You will have a key role in project governance and working with stakeholders, to ensure the agreed project outputs are delivered within time, cost and quality constraints, enabling benefits to be realised. You will set project controls/ design project structure appropriate to the stage, selecting and applying appropriate delivery methodologies. Developing effective relationships while running multidisciplinary, cross-organisational and international teams is key to delivering successful projects.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Undergraduate degree in Science, Engineering or Mathematics or equivalent
  • Recognised project management qualification, such as an Introduction to Project Management course, APM Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ), APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) or similar, and experience with project planning tools, e.g. Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to demonstrate project management experience across a range of projects with the ability to lead projects within strict financial and schedule constraints and experience leading subcontractors or other external project partners
  • Ability to maintain standard of work while under pressure and managing workloads on multiple projects
  • Confident and self-motivated, with strong presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work both on own initiative, setting priorities and making decisions as required, and as a member of a wider team
  • Experience of working with a range of stakeholders, communicating the project vision, including any changes, and escalating concerns where necessary

Choosing to come to work at UKRI means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits including a flexible working scheme, a Career Average Revalued Earnings pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance, access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services, to see more details and to apply please visit our job board. Please include a covering letter outlining how you fit the role criteria.

The closing date for applications is 16th January 2022

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