Aston University

Aston University

Supergen Bioenergy Hub Project Manager (0344-23)

Supergen Bioenergy Hub Project Manager EBRI Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £36,333 to £43,155 per annum (pro-rata) and exceptionally to £45,737 per annum pro rota Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Fixed Term (31/10/2023)

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 26 May 2023 Interview Date: Wednesday 07 June 2023 Reference: 0344-23 Release Date: Friday 28 April 2023

The Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute seeks applications for a full time Project Manager to manage the EPSRC/BBSRC funded interdisciplinary Supergen Bioenergy hub until the end of the current extension period which finishes on 31 October 2023. Please note that a continuation proposal is under review currently and there may be a chance to prolong the appointment once this is approved.

The Supergen Bioenergy Hub project manager is responsible for the overall administration of this large collaborative project, providing support and management to the Principal Investigator of the project and the project partners on the management and administration of the £6M Supergen bioenergy hub, a large collaborative project incorporating 6 academic and 14 non- academic (industry and policy) research partners. Duties l include legal and financial management of the consortium, planning, implementation and monitoring of research progress. This will require facilitation and minutingof regular online management meetings and other workshops and meetings at locations in the UK, preparation of reports and coordination of the interactions of partners to facilitate project objectives.

Knowledge of the energy sector, climate change, environment and bioenergy will be required to carry out the role, but can be developed during the post with evidence of appropriate aptitude/enthusiasm.

A PRINCE2 Project Management qualification or equivalent experience would be preferred.

The post holder is expected to autonomously progress project activities (including with external links) without supervision between meetings with the PI. Objectives will be agreed and direction provided, but decision making on procurement, engagement and practicalities will be the responsibility of the post holder.

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Job details


Supergen Bioenergy Hub Project Manager (0344-23)


Aston University


United Kingdom


May 25, 2023

Application deadline

May 26, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics,Engineering

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Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

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