Reference: 220000CT
Type: Permanent
Position: Project Manager
Location: Didcot, England
Industry: Science and Research
Salary: £39748.0 - £44166.0 per annum

Job Title: Project Manager

Salary: 39,748 to 44,166 per annum (dependent on skills and experience).

Benefits: 30 days holiday + 10.5 bank holidays + defined average salary pension

Hours: Full time or job share

Contract Type: Open Ended.

Location: Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell, Oxfordshire

About us:

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations and part of UKRI (United Kingdom Research & Innovation). Through combining world-class facilities with some of the world’s most talented staff, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and engineering.

About the role:

This exciting and challenging role with give the successful candidate access to support projects covering the whole of STFC, providing support to PMOs working on some of Europe’s most dynamic science projects to date. The role will also incorporate steering and coordinating the Project Review Committee (PRC) as the Secretary to the PRC

Please see role breakdown below: (full details to be found on UKRI Careers Site)

Secretary to the Project Review Committee (PRC), ensuring the smooth running of the PRC, whose role is to present a clear and independent overview major and business critical, projects.

Project Management to large TD focused Projects. The portfolio of Projects is constantly changing – the current project management activity will be based around ~£5m of RAL based external contracts. This will involve working closely with the DL based Project Management Office (PMO) to introduce Project best practice via the Project Management Framework and other UKRI initiatives

To be successful at in the is role we require candidates to have the following


  • Experience of delivering large projects as project manager (S)
  • Up-to-date understanding and evidence of applying formal project management methods, controls and processes (S&I)
  • Demonstrable excitement for our projects and the STFC mission (S)
  • Strong communication and personal skills, adaptability, empathy

For an informal discussion about this role please contact: Chris Lowe-

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