Science Project Manager

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Predominantly home-based with regular UK travel to Oxford, London and to clients.

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Natural Capital Research (NCR) requires an experienced science project manager to oversee the delivery
of our cutting-edge products to our clients.

We are seeking an experienced science project manager who will be responsible for managing the delivery of multiple complex projects to our national and international clients. We are looking for someone who has a wealth of experience working across the scientific and commercial sectors to develop, plan and deliver projects on time and on budget. The successful candidate will be accountable for refining the project requirements, effective scheduling of resources and the quality of the final deliverables, including key point report writing. NCR are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who can be the primary contact for project stakeholders and proficiently communicate the strategic benefits of NCR’s service offering to clients.

The position offers the right candidate the opportunity to work on the delivery of innovative and high-profile natural capital modelling projects in the UK and globally. The role is ideal for a person who is keen to use their skills to develop innovative environmental solutions.

The Opportunity

Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for the oversight and operational delivery of projects to time and budget, and quality expectations

  • Responsible for authoring, contributing to or reviewing documents such as client reports, analysis and modelling

  • Together with the Head of Research, act as the primary source of scientific support for the design, analysis, reporting, and presentation of natural capital analyses

  • Develop and maintain strong working knowledge of relevant fields including government policy and regulators

  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with internal and external clients and employees

  • Attend client meetings and represent Natural Capital Research as needed


Skills

  • Educated to at least Masters degree in a science subject with experience of managing large science grants or scientific projects

  • Strong, demonstrable project management skills with a proven track record of delivering projects on time and on budget

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly

  • communicate complex results of computational analyses and concepts to diverse audiences

  • Ability to manage multiple, varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritise workload with high attention to detail and quality

  • Knowledge of spatial analysis and associated tools, technologies and data is desireable

  • Working knowledge of key natural capital concepts

  • Ability to demonstrate independent thought and to exercise judgment on the design and implementation of projects and program deliverables

  • Able to motivate colleagues and build strong, effective and happy project teams

  • Experience of working directly with clients; in a consultative role or similar would be advantageous

Details

Contract

Permanent


Salary

The salary will be up to £47,000 to 55,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.


Location

Oxford


To Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter including salary expectations to jobs@natcapresearch.com

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