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The Electric Power Innovation for a Carbon-free Society (EPICS) Center is an NSF Global Center for use-inspired research addressing global challenges in climate change and clean energy and is led by Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and based out of the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI). EPICS in the UK and Australia are funded by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and are led by Imperial College London and University of Melbourne.

The Project Manager will provide day-to-day administrative and management support to the UK EPICS team (25 people). The successful candidate will report to the UK PI Prof. Mark O’Malley and will be part of the UK EPICS Executive Team. They will work with the five EPICS directors (2 Global, one each for UK, US and Australia) to actively manage the global aspect of EPICS and to be part of strategically growing EPICS. With the G-PST Secretariat Director and ESIG Executive Director they will be part of an evolving G-PST/EPICS management and administrative team that will operate the G-PST under the guidance of its governance structures.

Duties and responsibilities
  • The role will include managing all contractual and financial matters and acting as the main point of contact with the funder on behalf of the consortium.
  • You will ensure that the project is running to schedule, delivered on time and according to objectives by supporting the UK Principal Investigator (PI) by proposing and implementing solutions to organizational issues.
  • It will be important for you to interface with key academic staff, Imperial College supporting services’ staff, as well as external partners from the project consortium. You will be responsible for monitoring project progress and communicating it to our Imperial College supporting services, external clients/partners, and funders.
Essential requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated candidate.  Some of the essential requirements are:

  • An undergraduate level degree or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of managing projects thereby ensuring delivery according to schedule, budgetary and specification requirements
  • Practical experience in making decisions and/or providing advice to senior academics
  • Experience of managing in a process-based environment and operating according to agreed internal processes for the management of projects

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