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Project Manager

£35000 - £42000 per annum Excellent Pension & Holidays

Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently recruiting for a Project Manager on a permanent basis on behalf of our public sector client based in Edinburgh.

Salary: £35k - £42k


  • 40 Days Annual Leave
  • 31% Pension Contribution (21% Employer)
  • Hybrid Working Model (2 Days on-site)

The role-holder will operate as a supporting Project Manager on a wide range of projects, advising and supporting colleagues on the appropriate use of project management alongside relevant tools and techniques. They will assist business areas with the development of a variety of projects as they progress through the research and research support lifecycle, maintaining a network of contacts and currency of flexible project management skills by engaging with business partners, participating in relevant groups, and through professional development activities.

Duties Include:

  • Manage relevant project teams to ensure reliable delivery of projects
  • Develop and maintain project plans and documentation so that projects are delivered successfully and in line with agreed standards
  • Work in collaboration with Principal Investigators (PIs), researchers, business partners and colleagues to develop realistic estimates for project work
  • Identify, secure, and manage project resources so that projects deliver within agreed budgets, to agreed funder terms and conditions and standards and to agreed milestones
  • Organise and attend relevant project monitoring meetings with PIs, project sponsors so that priorities and milestones are reviewed, agreed, and managed
  • Ensure project requirements and funder requirements, and success criteria are clearly specified, understood, and agreed by project stakeholders
  • Analyse current processes to identify potential opportunities for process improvement and efficiency gains

Experience & Skills:

  • Relevant project management e.g. APMP, BCS, Prince2 or agile certification
  • Project Management experience gained in a research support environment
  • Track record of successful project delivery
  • Experience of developing and maintaining project plans so that projects are delivered successfully

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Alex McCrorie
Technology Recruitment Team
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