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As a partnership of nine leading institutions, the Henry Royce Institute is driven by its people – both researchers and operational teams – that support our materials science agenda and enable successful collaboration with industry.

At the heart of Royce is a culture that respects diversity, engenders trust, and supports the success of individuals and institutions. Each Partner institution facilitates a collaborative network, incorporating industry, academia and other stakeholders in the materials community.

We recognise the power of connecting people and ideas, and aspire to be an international flagship for materials scientists.

Prof. David Knowles
CEO, Henry Royce Institute

Name Programme & Facilities Manager

Location: The University of Manchester
Closing date: 29/04/2021
Salary: £41,526 – £51,034 Per annum
Employment type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Full Time
Contract Duration: 3 years in the first instance

The EPSRC NAME Programme Grant is led by the University of Manchester with partners at the University of Leeds and Imperial College London and is aligned to Royce’s Atoms to Devices research theme. It represents a >£9M investment that aims to revolutionise the design and delivery of functionality on demand at the nanoscale within advanced materials. Providing new world-leading capabilities, NAME will transform the ability to exploit spin and photonics; address and harness thermal interactions; realise designer materials for quantum technologies (QTs); and in so doing, shape the UK and international advanced functional materials landscape.

We are seeking a Programme & Facilities Manager to be responsible for: (i) the efficient management of facilities and engagement activities related to Royce’s research areas, with a particular focus on the Atoms to Devices (A2D) theme, and (ii) to programme manage the NAME grant to ensure effective management and delivery of the award. Activities across both elements of the role are expected to include: equipment specification and procurement; financial reporting and budget management; engagement with research communities; promotion of capabilities to both academic and industry users; coordination of boards and national and international meetings; liaison with external stakeholders; preparation and delivery of impact reporting; and delivery of public engagement activities.

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