Senior Project Manager (Genomics Pipelines)

Salary range:

£31,625 - £38,575

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Contract length:



Genomics Pipelines

Opening date:

27 September 2019

Closing date:

24 October 2019

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The role:

The Senior Project Manager (SPM) will join the Project Management Team within the Genomics Pipelines Group provide project management support to the Genomics Pipelines and Core Bioinformatics Groups. The SPM will play a key role in the delivery of genomics data and analyses from initial enquiry to delivery.

The SPM will work closely with members of the Genomics Pipelines and the Core Bioinformatics Groups to deliver scheduled projects to collaborators/customers both within and without EI. The SPM will report to the Project Management Team Leader and will be responsible for interpreting project requirements, advising on experimental design, assisting with sample submission, tracking and reporting on project progress, and delivering data/analyses.

The SPM will support the Project Management Team Leader in delivering projects on time, within budget and to agreed specifications, with the aim of supporting EI’s strategic science programmes and the National Capability in Genomics and Single Cell Analysis.

Required qualifications and experience:

The successful applicant will possess at least a PhD or equivalent experience in Biological Sciences and will have substantial post-graduate experience in genomics and/or bioinformatics with a particular focus on next-generation sequencing. The successful applicant will also have demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time, within budget and to agreed specifications as well as experience in a customer-facing role. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £31,625 to £38,575 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time post on a permanent basis.