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Research Project Manager

Engineering & Applied Science

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Saturday 27 April 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R190149

Contract type: 3 years full time but substantial part time will be considered

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to manage and support the research activities of the Bioenergy Research Group in the execution of its UK and EC Research Contracts. Responsibilities will be varied and include supporting the BioEnergy Research Group in developing its research, supporting several European projects producing newsletters and maintaining websites for European Projects, assisting with the financial management of the group, and organisation of meetings in the UK and Europe.  

Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this customer facing role where you will be dealing with a wide range of internal and external enquiries from around the world.   This challenging but exciting role will require a high level of organisational skills and initiative and ability to prioritise a varied work load.  Educated to at least A-level standard or equivalent and preferably with a degree, you will have relevant experience in an administrative role.  A high level of computer literacy with proficiency in standard office packages and expertise including experience with spreadsheets and databases is also essential, proficiency in Microsoft Publisher or similar software would be advantageous.  The ability to co-ordinate a wide range of activities and to communicate effectively when dealing with a wide range of contacts is also essential. A willingness to travel round Europe is important.

Enquiries may be made of Professor Tony Bridgwater 0121 204 3381,

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