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FORTE Project Manager

Faculty Central (FEPS)

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/09/2023)
Closing Date:  Friday 02 July 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1384321GN

The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is seeking applications for an experienced Project Manager for their EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) FORTE (Functional Oxide Reconfigurable Technologies) Programme Grant. The position will be based at the Highfield Campus and will commence as soon as possible on a fixed term contract to 30/09/2023.

You will be responsible for managing and coordinating the EPSRC FORTE Programme Grant, whose aim is to bring about a change in the modern electronics underpinning the virtues of functional materials. In particular, you will provide professional support to researchers, academics and external partners by planning, monitoring and tracking the progress of multiple projects against timelines, including managing a large £7M budget. 

Your ability to communicate in a professional, transparent and timely manner are key to delivering the project to time and are essential to this role, as is a high level of written and verbal English communication skills. You should be able to demonstrate your experience of strategic thinking and a project management qualification would be beneficial.

There may be some travel involved within the United Kingdom to visit collaborators and attend meetings.

This role is full time, fixed term until 30/09/2023.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form a The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456 or email  Please quote reference 1384321GN 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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