Senior Research Manager

Applications to be received by 12pm on Monday 25th of June 2018

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Research Manager to work for Professor Charles Monroe in the Energy and Power Research group at the Department of Engineering Science. The role is full-time (although 30 hours a week would be considered) and is based in Central Oxford and Begbroke Science Park. The post is funded by EPSRC and is fixed-term to 31 March 2021.


As Senior Research Manager you will assume responsibility for the administration projects for Professor Monroe, although the majority of your time will be spent in managing two key EPSRC funded projects. This is a challenging role to bring together international leading investigators, policymakers, industry, stakeholders and scientific bodies by organising events, meetings and workshops. You will manage and produce social media content, webpages and dissemination materials to promote engagement and awareness with the research outputs. Your responsibilities will include the financial management of the projects and you will support Prof Monroe in producing operational and financial reports on a regular basis for the funder.


You should be educated to degree level with experience of administration or project management in a complex organisation. Proven experience in coordinating networks and relationship building skills are essential, as well as aptitude for financial management.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Louise Bristow using the email address below.


You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 25 June 2018 can be considered. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 5 July 2018.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact: Louise Bristow