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Innovative Training Network Project Manager - BiD4BEST

Faculty Central (FEPS)

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 29/02/2024
Closing Date:  Tuesday 25 February 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1235420GN

The University of Southampton invites applications for the role of Manager of the Innovative Training Network (ITN) - BiD4BEST (Big Data Applications for Black Hole Evolution Studies). 

The ITN consortium is seeking an experienced and committed manager to lead the development and operational delivery of the network.

The successful applicant will manage the operations of the Network.  This includes all aspects of the student experience (recruitment, placements, training, progression, graduation), providing administrative support for the ITN Network Director, and 10 partner universities and organisations across Europe.

The role holder will also be the primary point of contact for students and staff across Europe and University of Southampton professional services staff on a wide range of issues and will lead and support activities such as workshops, meetings, training events and organise the final project conference.

The role holder will also be responsible for providing progress reports to the European Commission and communicating EU regulations to the project partners.

The role requires a self-motivated and proactive individual who is a confident and diplomatic communicator with a strong sense of customer focus, and the ability to meet deadlines and prioritise workload.  Excellent time management, operations coordination, planning, project management and IT skills are essential, coupled with attention to detail, the ability to be resourceful under pressure, and a can-do attitude.  Strong writing skills, the ability to summarise information and write clear concise reports is required for this post.

Your application should include a CV and a response to each of the shortlisting questions.  

At the University of Southampton, we value diversity and equality.  The University recognises that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance.   Due consideration will also be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness.  Both the University of Southampton and Physics and Astronomy are proud to hold Athena Swan Silver Awards.

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Steffanie Palmer (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4560. Please quote reference 1235420GN on all correspondence.


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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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