IODP Project Manager

Grade 7, £38,205 - £44,263 per annum (pro rata)
37.5 hours per week
Full time or job share considered, Fixed term until 31/12/2024
Vacancy ID: 9166

About the role

This role will be part of an established team that acquires and analyses core petrophysical and downhole measurement data. You will be responsible for the financial, contractual, and administrative side of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) team at Leicester. Furthermore, we are looking for someone to contribute to all IODP expedition activities of the group. This includes the operational planning of ocean research drilling and coring projects.

About you

We seek a graduate in Earth or Marine Sciences, or in business administration, with hands-on experience of scientific project management. We are looking for someone who has managed large projects with multiple partners over long timescales. You should enjoy a challenge which could be outside your sphere of expertise. You will have an excellent command of computers and common and specialist software packages, such as SAP or Worktribe.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Tim van Peer on

Closing date: 02 January 2024.

We anticipate that interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th January 2024.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people's lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you'll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.

We're committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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