Project Manager

Imperial College London

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Job summary

The section of Clinical Virology in the Department of Infectious Disease at Imperial College London is seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager to provide efficient clinical research support to Professor Sarah Fidler.

You will report to the Clinical Projects Manager and will work across many colleagues and teams both internally and externally, in the UK and overseas, contributing to exciting projects in the field of HIV cure, prevention, and treatment. This will include managing large trial budgets, contributing to grant applications, overseeing non-clinical study activities, acting as the first contact point for the studies, chairing meetings and managing websites, complying with College and funder guidelines. This post will also include line-management of a part-time administrator.

Duties and responsibilities

  • You will support the study goals and objectives, acting as a first point of contact for Prof Fidler’s portfolio, advising in matters relating to the administration of research grants and associated activities.

  • You will provide line-management support for the administrator complying with College guidelines with respect to professional development.

  • You will be expected to demonstrate experience of providing research support in the application of grants (pre-award), and during project delivery (post-award), which includes managing budgets, financial reporting and providing sound financial management advice.

  • You will lead on the communication strategies for the studies and the research portfolio more widely. This includes website maintenance, preparation of news pieces and stakeholder coordination.

  • You will be undertaking broad project management duties such as budget monitoring, setting up studies, establishing advisory boards, writing trial documentation, identifying, and planning new grants and scientific collaborations and contributing to the research strategy with Prof Fidler.

Essential requirements

You should have extensive experience in project management in a busy research environment in Higher Education, NHS or similar, combined with a good first degree or equivalent.

You should have experience of project delivery from concept to closure, and of relationship management, coordinating internal activities to meet delivery expectations and project deliverables of internal and external clients.

You should have a concern for detail, accuracy, and professionalism.

You should have the ability to think creatively to find viable solutions.

You should have strong inter-personal skills, be a team player with the ability to influence people.

You should have strong financial and budgetary management experience, including planning, forecasting, and monitoring.

You should have experience of line managing professional staff to deliver excellent service.

You should be familiar with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project, as well as content management systems.

Further information

The post is full-time and fixed term for 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

The post is currently based at St Mary’s Campus in Paddington and is offered as hybrid. The Department of Infectious Disease is relocating to South Kensington Q4/2024.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Hanna Box – [email protected] .


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