Oxford Physics pursues forefront research alongside training the next generation of leaders in Physics. With an academic staff body of over 100, activities range from fundamental particles to the furthest reaches of the universe to manipulating matter on an atomic scale. Oxford physicists are probing new ways to harness solar energy, exploring computation on the quantum scale and revealing the fundamental structure of space and time.
A Project Portfolio Manager plays an essential part in ensuring that Principal Investigators are sufficiently supported while managing specific large and complex research grants. You will manage national and international research projects in Climate and Condensed Matter Physics, specifically (50% of the role) a Horizon 2020 Innovative Training Network (ITN) led by Professor Philip Stier.
This post is fixed term for 3 years in the first instance.
The postholder will be expected to deliver a high quality, efficient and effective service to their group of PIs and other key stakeholders, involving many aspects of the Department's research support activity. This includes maintaining and improving efficient procedures to manage awards and anticipate risks, financial management and forecasting as well as financial reporting and auditing.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable intellectual, analytical and IT skills together with the ability to handle and prioritise a wide portfolio of responsibilities in a challenging environment, and be able to communicate effectively with a range of people. Previous experience of research administration is not essential as training can be given. The position has a fixed-term of 3 years in the first instance but is likely to be extended as more grant funding is won.
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You will be required to upload a supporting statement, CV and details of two referees as part of your online application.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 3 October 2023 can be considered. Interviews are to be held on 12 October 2023.