Job offer in Ireland Project Manager at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

Queen’s University is recruiting a Project Manager to coordinate the MISTRAL Innovative Training Network funded for 48 months through the EU as a H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action ( The network will involve 15 early career researchers pursuing various interdisciplinary projects on the social acceptance of renewable energy, based in seven European universities, with another fifteen Partner Organisations involved from a range of EU member states. The Project Manager will assist the Network Leader, Prof Geraint Ellis, in coordinating all the activities of the network, including: managing the budget, arranging network meetings and summer schools, monitoring progress against set deliverables, preparing progress and financial reports, maintaining internet and social media presence and facilitate communication between all network participants.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant field
  • Proven’ experience in project management and evidence of delivery on scheduling, budget preparation, cost tracking and quality measurement.
  • Experience of working in large, complex organisations
  • Experience in use of project management software.

Anticipated interview date: Monday 14 January 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Monday 7 January 2019

For full criteria and to apply online, visit You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application. 

For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.  Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability. 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.


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