Project Manager

University of Exeter
May 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:£40,745
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £40,745 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Project Manager

Job description

Innovation, Impact and Business


This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on Exeter Streatham campus and some from home. We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

This new full–time post is available immediately on a fixed term basis until 31st March 2025.

Summary of the role

This exciting role will lead project management at the University of Exeter the EPSRC funded “User-bespoke AI-enhanced decision support to deliver UK woodland expansion for Net Zero” project.

You will lead management across the project alongside the project lead Professor Danny Williamson.

The primary role of the Project Manager will be to facilitate the delivery of project activities and coordinate the administration and delivery of funding, as well as liaising with partners, identifying collaborative opportunities and coordinating Professional Services support across the institution. The role will be varied and cover oversight of all project activities from communications and outreach, to finances and procurement alongside the academic and wider project management team.

This role is within the Environment and Clean Growth Sector team and you will work as part of the Innovation, Impact and Business (IIB) team.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by Shanghai Rankings).

Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world- leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We are using the power of our education and research to create a sustainable, healthy and socially just future. Our shared purpose and vision continually moves us forward to make a difference to our people, our communities, our partners and the world around us. Read about our world leading research on Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO City of Literature

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Kate Gannon, NetZeroPlus Programme Manager, [email protected].

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