Strategic Research Programme Manager

Salary range:

£40,785 - £49,750 - Salary will be pro-rata, based on a full time 37 hour week

Post No.


Contract length:

28 Months


Research Faculty

Opening date:

06 October 2020

Closing date:

30 November 2020

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Applications are invited for a Strategic Research Programme Manager to join the Earlham Institute, based in Norwich, UK.

The role:

This is a diverse, vital role and an excellent opportunity for someone seeking to move to project management in this exciting area of research.

This dynamic role will involve providing high quality project management for activities in the Research Faculty Office in all aspects of implementing the Institute research strategy, taking responsibility for spearheading new activities. The post-holder’s initial key responsibility will be effective project management of the multi-million pound core strategic research grant.

The ideal candidate:

Applicants must possess a PhD in a relevant scientific field and a good track record of scientific writing. Candidates should have excellent experience of managing complex research programmes/projects and a working knowledge of project management productivity tools. Financial management experience, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to draft scientific documents are essential. Candidates should be resilient, adaptable, organised and able to work well as part of a team.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £40,785 to £49,750 per year, pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.

This is a part-time role of 18 hours per week for a period of 28 months.

Please note, this post does not meet UKVI requirements to provide Tier 2 visa sponsorship.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our web site or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or quoting reference 1003949.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

The closing date for applications will be 2nd November 2020.