Project Manager

University of Exeter
February 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£41,732
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The starting salary will be from £41,732 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


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

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Project Manager

Job description

Exeter Innovation


This full time post is available immediately on a fixed term basis until 31 March 2025. It may be possible to apply for this role as a secondment, although this is always subject to the agreement with the applicant's current line manager.

Summary of the role

The main focus of this role will be as project manager for the EPSRC funded ‘ADD-TREES' research project. The post-holder may also have the opportunity to support other related projects and activities in the LEEP Institute.

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 Exeter Innovation team.

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

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – 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 Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

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 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].

    We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

    We may be able to offer this position as a secondment. Secondments are subject to agreement with the line manager of the substantive post, so applicants are advised to discuss this with their line manager before submitting an application.

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