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Project Manager - QMUL20949

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £47,325 (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL20949
Location: River Laboratory, Wareham, Dorset
Date posted: 15-Jan-2020
Closing date: 15-Feb-2020

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We invite applications for a Project Manager for the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London to work on a major EU INTERREG France (Channel) England funded project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund investigating the extent, sources and solutions to plastic pollution across the region. It involves 18 research and end-user partner organisations in England and France. The focus for this role will be to support the co-ordination and delivery of the project.

The work will be based with the Queen Mary University of London team at the River Laboratory, Wareham, Dorset.  

Experience of project management, including proven ability to act independently is essential for this post.  Further essential requirements include fluency in French and English, experience of managing multiple stakeholders and working in a deadline-driven environment, excellent IT skills, including competent use of all MS Office and social media, and experience with the principles of budget management. The appointee will be provided with the appropriate training where necessary. Experience of managing EU funded, preferably INTERREG, projects would be desirable. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team, deliver projects within an agreed time frame, and maintain good records are also essential.

The post is full time and is fixed term until 31 March 2023 when the funding period ends.  The expected start date is Feb 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.  The salary is £47,325 per annum and is inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata) and a pension scheme.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Iwan Jones at

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The closing date for applications is 15 February 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.  

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