BioFAIR Project Manager

Salary range: £43,550 - £54,900
Post no. 1004524
Contract length: 15 months
Department: BioFAIR
Opening date: 06 September 2023
Closing date: 02 October 2023

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Applications are invited for a Project Manager to join the Earlham Institute and launch a new national digital research infrastructure project – BioFAIR - recently announced as a five-year, £34m UK Research and Innovation initiative.

The role:

This is a diverse, vital role and an excellent opportunity for someone seeking to develop as a project manager in this exciting area and lead in establishing a new initiative.

This dynamic role will involve providing high-quality project management for activities in the Research Faculty Office.

The post-holder’s key responsibility will be the effective project management of the new BioFAIR project. The post holder with work closely with the BioFAIR Director in establishing the structures, staffing, partnerships and governance to transition to sustainable long-term success.

The ideal candidate:

  • Applicants should have excellent experience in managing complex programmes/projects and a working knowledge of project management productivity tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to draft reports 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 of £43,550 to £54,900 per year, pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience. 

This is available as a full-time role of 37 hours per week for a period of 15 months to initiate the new project. Subject to a successful business case to access the £34M award a further five-year project manager post will be made possible.

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

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 2 October 2023.