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Part-time NG-CDI Project Manager

School of Computing and Communications
Salary:   £33,518 to £38,832 pro rata
Closing Date:   Sunday 29 October 2017
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A2051

We are seeking a project manager for the recently awarded Next Generation Converged Digital infrastructure (NG-CDI) Prosperity Partnership.  NG-CDI is a £5M programme of research funded by EPSRC and BT that will forge the next generation converged digital infrastructure for the UK, delivering a radically new data-driven architecture for the autonomous operation of future telecommunications infrastructure.  The consortium brings together leading research groups from the universities of Lancaster, Cambridge, Bristol and Surrey working alongside BT, one of the world’s leading communications service providers.

You will be responsible for pro-actively supporting the principal investigator and the executive management committee in delivering the programme of research in the project, including but not limited to:

  • day-to-day management of this exciting programme of research
  • ensuring effective communication of the project aims, objectives, processes and issues to all internal and external partners involved in the project
  • preparation of management reports and presentations for the EMC, funders and other bodies including the Academic Advisory Board (AAB) and Impact Boards (IB)

You will liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders for the delivery of the programme and be required to maintain effective communication channels with project partners. You will also be responsible for the strategic planning, organization and facilitation of the projects’ engagement and dissemination events and maintaining the project web site and other online resources. This is a challenging and highly rewarding role for someone interested in playing a key part in a major research effort focused on the future of telecommunications. Further details of responsibilities are available in the job description.

This is a part-time 0.5 fte fixed term appointment for 5 years.

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Professor Nicholas Race (email: n.race@lancaster.ac.uk).

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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