Project Manager (PPMI)

University of London

Department: Wolfson Institute of Population Health
Salary: £41,386 – £43,592 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL32819
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 26 May 2023
Closing date: 23 June 2023

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About the Role

We are looking for a Project Manager to join the Parkinson`s disease group within the Preventive Neurology Unit (PNU). The post holder will oversee the management all aspects of three major grant funded studies (PPMI, PREDICT-PD and Slow-SPEED) alongside the Principal Investigator. This includes the delivery of project milestones, developing of detailed project management and monitoring systems, managing and coordinating complex tasks, stakeholder management and the financial management of the projects.

About You

Candidates must have a good undergraduate degree and a post graduate degree or equivalent professional qualifications. Sound project and finance management experience are essential as well as good interpersonal skills and to be able to perform in a fast paced research environment. Knowledge of Parkinson`s disease or other neurodegenerative disorders are a bonus.

About the Centre

The Centre for Prevention, Detection and Diagnosis is at the forefront of international research into the prevention and control of neurological disease and cancer. The Preventive Neurology Unit has particularly active research programmes in multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and dementia. The Centre for Prevention, Detection and Diagnosis also has major expertise in cancer screening, awareness and early diagnosis, and statistical methods for clinical trials and epidemiology, and the postholder would have access to expertise within these areas to support their professional development.

About Queen Mary

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it deliver.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of development opportunities. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.

The post is a full time fixed term appointment for 1 year. Starting salary will be on QMUL Grade 5/31 – 5/33 (£41,386 to £43,592) inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and staff pension scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Cristina Simonet and/ or Prof Alastair Noyce at [email protected]  and/or [email protected]

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The closing date for the applications is 23 June 2023. Interviews will be held on shortly thereafter.

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