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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology


The Digital Roads of the Future initiative is looking to recruit a Programme Manager to ensure the smooth administration and running of the programmes.

The Programme Manager will administer the grants and associated human, physical and digital resources of the Construction Information Technology (CIT) Group led by Professor Ioannis Brilakis. The Programme Manager is supported by a line manager, a Programme Coordinator, a Project Manager for the EPSRC Digital Roads Prosperity Partnership and its resources, and a Senior Project Manager for the MSCA FUTUREROADS Fellowships COFUND and its resources.

The CIT Group currently leads or is involved in £65M of major and minor grants, including but not limited to leading the two above that comprise the Digital Roads of the Future initiative. Others include EU grants CBIM, BIM2TWIN, OMICRON, AEGIR, BUILDSPACE, D-HYDROFLEX, several i-CASE PhD studentships, etc. Together, they employ over 70 staff and students. 

Based at the Department's Civil Engineering Building in West Cambridge and reporting to the Director of the CIT Group, you will manage the administration of the above to plan and ensure the delivery of their day-to-day financial, IT, commercial, operational, and logistical elements as well as ensuring that all statutory reporting requirements are met. Additionally, you will be responsible for managing the relationships with partners and funding bodies, including applications, reporting, communications and change control to enable effective oversight by grant governance structures. This will involve engaging and influencing senior decision-makers across business and academia to understand needs and priorities, to know what equates to excellence, and to lead the programme team to deliver this. You will, therefore, need to be comfortable creating solutions to new challenges and be effective at fostering a culture of creativity and innovation.

To find out more about the role and to apply, please follow the link: Programme Manager - Job Opportunities - University of Cambridge.

Applications close on Monday, 6th May 2024. 

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