T-B PHASE Project Manager

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
36,613 - 41,212 pro rata
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2017

T-B PHASE Project Manager (Part time)  

Job number   SUPP103730 
Division/School   Engineering Faculty Office 
Contract type    Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern   Part time 
Salary   36,613 - 41,212 pro rata 
Closing date for applications   18-Dec-2017 

We are looking for an experienced and effective project manager to support an exciting new project within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol.
The EPSRC funded TB-PHASE ‘Prosperity Partnership’ is a collaboration between Thales and colleagues in the Departments of Computer Science, Engineering Maths and Aerospace Engineering which will address the challenges of resilience, robustness and regulations in relation to hybrid autonomous systems.
We are looking for a proactive, self-motivated and well-organised project manager who has excellent communication skills and who can build effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels of seniority, including from other organisations. You must be comfortable delivering high quality work with little guidance and be able to show initiative in identifying and implementing ways of adding additional value to the project for both the University and the industrial partner.
You will be responsible for the overall management of the project, including contractual and financial matters, and ensuring work packages progress and milestones are met to time. You will prepare reports to meet the industry partner’s and funding body’s requirements and design and deliver materials and events to promote the project and to disseminate the outcomes to relevant stakeholders. You will also support the lead academic in managing the project team, and in identifying and developing opportunities for future grants and industry-funded projects.
You will be a member of the Faculty of Engineering’s Industrial Liaison Office, which will connect you to a support network of around 25 project managers and other professional staff in similar roles. This a part time (50%) role offered on an open-ended contract with funding available for 5 years.
Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Prof Seth Bullock, Toshiba Chair in Data Science and Simulation (
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.