The PNDC are currently recruiting for a Delivery Programme Manger.
Closing Date: 12 August 2016
The PNDC seeks to appoint a Delivery Programme Manager to orchestrate the delivery of a diverse portfolio of research projects in the Smart Grid domain. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, delivery and reporting for projects from a variety of customers and funding sources. The project team work across member directed core research as well as grant funded research projects and commercial bi-lateral research projects for external customers. You will also be responsible for day to day co-ordination, organisation and management of the research team, reporting to the Research and Development Manager. You will be primarily based at the PNDC in Cumbernauld although some travel will be required.
To be considered for this role, you will be educated to a minimum of degree level (or equivalent experience) with substantial project management experience with in a relevant environment such as research, industry, commerce, public sector or higher education sector. You will have experience in managing multiple projects and small teams over a number of years, with a solid background in project and programme management methodologies. You will have proven analytical and interpretational skills with experience of collating, writing and presenting complex reports. You will be an excellent communicator with confidence in presenting to diverse audiences with an ability to effectively transfer skills and knowledge to others. You will have the ability to co-ordinate team activities, work as part of a team, and influence a variety of stakeholders. Experience in industrial project/programme management may be useful, as would an awareness of the Energy Utilities industry and Smart Grid. A qualification in project or programme management is desirable.
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