CAMEO Project Manager, School of Computer Science

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
€65,000 - €90,000, per annum
20 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a CAMEO Project Manager within UCD School of Computer Science

University College Dublin has secured funding under the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment's (DETE) Disruptive Technology Innovation Fund (DTIF) to establish a new Earth Observation platform designed for non-specialist users. The CAMEO (Creating an Architecture for Manipulating Earth Observation data) project seeks to democratise access to an ever-increasing volume of Earth Observation data with the aim of developing a sustainable internationally trading Earth Observation services sector in Ireland. CAMEO will provide a new means of accessing international EO/UAV/Land-based sensor data and mechanisms for combining this with national climate, agriculture, and marine databases to unlock real, tangible potential for Irish industry, the public sector, researchers, establishing Ireland as an international leader in the use of EO data for economic and societal benefit

. The members of this project consortium, led by UCD include: Vertice Integration Services Ltd T/A Vertice Cloud, BCC Risk Advisory Ltd T/A Edgescan, The Icon Group Ltd, Treemetrics Ltd, TechWorks Marine Ltd, Dell Technologies. The Project Manager will work with the Principal Investigator (PI) and Funded Investigators (FIs), UCD Research and Innovation, Industry Partners, Public Sector agencies, Technology Partners, Enterprise Ireland, and various committees to develop, deliver, and evaluate the research project as set out in DTIF the work-plan.

The successful candidate will report to the Lead PI (Prof Michela Bertolotto) at UCD and the Programme Steering Committee, providing leadership in all aspects of financial planning, administration, and management of the project. The Project Manager will be a key member of the management team and support the PIs in adhering to the work-plan, its associated work packages, tasks, deliverables, and milestones over the three years of the programme. They will oversee R&D activities, identify new collaborative research opportunities, coordinate research personnel and stakeholders, and review/update the research work-plan and risk register as appropriate.

Key responsibilities include acting as the main contact point with project partners, the management of the project budget, producing reports, and liaising with Enterprise Ireland. This role requires someone with a proactive approach to manging a complex programme of work, under minimal direction and on their own initiative. This is a very exciting opportunity for the right person, providing the opportunity to work closely with Ireland's leaders in Earth Observation from across the private and public sectors, and having a key role in the development of a highly innovative new disruptive EO platform.

IMP. NOTE: This post might be filled on either a full-time (1fte) or part-time (half-time / 0.5fte) basis. Applicants are asked to note in a covering letter, any preferences they have with regards to a full-time OR part-time appointment. And in the absence of any related details, it will be assumed candidates are primarily interested in a full-time opportunity.

Salary Range: €65,000 - €90,000, per annum [Equal to €32,500 - €45,000 per annum pro-rata for a part-time - half-time / 0.5fte basis]

Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 4th October 2022.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: