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PEMC Project Manager (Fixed term)


Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £32,348 to £43,414 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Monday 10 April 2023
Reference:  ENG042023

Applications are invited for the above post to work as part of the team in the Power Electronic, Machines and Control Research Group in the Faculty of Engineering on the University’s Jubilee Campus. The Faculty of Engineering offers development opportunities to all staff and encourages staff to develop within their roles. 

The Power Electronics, Machines and Control (PEMC) Research Group is internationally renowned and one of the largest on its field. Comprising 19 academic staff, around 60 Research Fellows, around 70 PhD Students, and 3 Project Management and Administrative Staff, PEMC delivers high-impact teaching, research, and industrial collaborations. 

The PEMC is known for facilitating an exciting range of projects funded by the UK Aerospace Technology Institute Programme and the European Union through the Clean Sky 2 programme and the Clean Aviation programme translating interesting research results into industry through collaborative projects with key partners such as Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Safran, Leonardo and others. The post holder will join a highly skilled team of professionals that execute these projects and interact on a daily basis at the interface between internal and external stakeholders. 

The successful candidate will provide project management support to academic and research staff within the Group. The Power Electronic, Machines and Control Research Group is a large and dynamic team with an internationally leading position in their research area. 

Duties will involve carrying out a range of administration activities such as organisation, planning, communication, and delivery of project goals. The role holder will co-ordinate and support areas of research activity ensuring appropriate project management support is given to academic colleagues in the Group.

The role requires attention to detail and the ability to identify potential opportunities to support research activity/administration. 

This is a fixed-term post until 28 February 2025 with an immediate start. There is the possibility of extension, subject to resource availability. 

Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered. Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof. Patrick Wheeler via email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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