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Position: Project and Network Manager
Institution: University College London
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: You will be project managing a dynamic team academics, researchers and students from UCL working on innovative and world leading projects from additive manufacturing to volcanology to biomaterials. The key Network you will run is ImagingBioPro (mecheng.ucl.ac.uk/imagingbiopro/), a new UKRI funded Network focussed on developing imaging technology that touches life. You will organise meetings, workshops, conferences and industrial engagement. The main project you will manage is the UCL portion of a £10m EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Hub
Requirements: As a project and network manager, you will have excellent communications skills, with a proven ability to liaise with students, scientists and industrialists from around the world. You will have experience helping organise large multi-disciplinary networks (requiring skills from website development to organising large conferences). You will have overseen the timing, finance and staffing of projects, showing a high level of initiative and an ability to work collaboratively and independently. The appointee will have a good first degree or equivalent and gained significant work experience in a project or network management role in an academic or industrial scientific working environment. You will be self-motivated and able to deliver to tight deadlines whilst managing changing priorities
   
Text: Project and Network Manager, - Ref:1766117 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Department of Mechanical Engineering Location of position UK non-UCL site Location of the work (non-UCL site) Harwell, Oxfordshire Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary ?32,236 to ?39,609 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking an exceptionally motivated and qualified individual as Project and Network Manager for the UCL Advanced Materials Characterisation Team based in the Research Complex at Harwell ( www.rc-harwell.ac.uk ) in Oxfordshire. You will be project managing a dynamic team academics, researchers and students from UCL working on innovative and world leading projects from additive manufacturing to volcanology to biomaterials. The key Network you will run is ImagingBioPro (mecheng.ucl.ac.uk/imagingbiopro/), a new UKRI funded Network focussed on developing imaging technology that touches life. You will organise meetings, workshops, conferences and industrial engagement. The main project you will manage is the UCL portion of a ?10m EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Hub (MAPP, www.mapp.ac.uk ). You will actively engage in the development of new proposals, both for the group at Harwell, across the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and more broadly support UCL / Harwell Campus interactions. The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of academics, beamline scientists, post-docs and PhD students using in situ synchrotron X-ray and neutron techniques to study advanced materials and their processing. The group, led by Prof. Lee, is based in the Research Complex at Harwell ( www.rc-harwell.ac.uk ) on the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire, the UK?s largest site for national laboratories, including the UK?s synchrotron light source, Diamond ( www.diamond.ac.uk ) and ISIS Neutron Source. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UCL has an outstanding international reputation in research on energy and the environment, marine engineering and naval architecture and engineering for medical applications, with strong research collaborations with industry and universities in the UK, North America, Asia and the Far East and has excellent research and teaching facilities. Key Requirements As a project and network manager, you will have excellent communications skills, with a proven ability to liaise with students, scientists and industrialists from around the world. You will have experience helping organise large multi-disciplinary networks (requiring skills from website development to organising large conferences). You will have overseen the timing, finance and staffing of projects, showing a high level of initiative and an ability to work collaboratively and independently. The appointee will have a good first degree or equivalent and gained significant work experience in a project or network management role in an academic or industrial scientific working environment. You will be self-motivated and able to deliver to tight deadlines whilst managing changing priorities. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Professor Peter Lee at email address: peter.lee@ucl.ac.uk If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Jamie Chapman-Maher at email address: j.maher@ucl.ac.uk We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 2 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. JD/Person Spec Apply Now
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