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Research Projects Manager

Job Code: RPM 07-26-2018

The Genome Sciences Centre is seeking a full time Research Projects Manager. This role is for a Manager of research projects and grants in a research environment. Reporting to the Head Project Management or Projects Team Leader and working closely with the Principal Investigators (PI’s), you will play a key role in managing research projects and grants within the context of a research culture with established policies and procedures, vision and values. The major focus of this position is to work with the Principal Investigators (PIs) to establish the objectives, milestones, and budgets for various research projects and grants, and monitor the progress against these objectives and milestones.

Specifically, you will:  

    • establish budgets for research projects, grants, collaborations and core activities and assist with preparing grants and progress reports
    • monitor budgets and expenditures
    • establish, monitor and coordinate milestones, deadlines and objectives
    • recommend strategies for improving projects management methods
    •  liaise with grant/core funding agencies   


While equivalencies will be considered, ideally you bring a degree in Science (preferably Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Computer Science) plus 5 years' recent related experience in project management and/or research development management.

Certification as a Project Management professional will help you make the short list, as will experience in academic scientific research or the biotech or software industry. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Project is essential and you should have excellent organizational, analytical and verbal and written communication skills.


To Apply

Please send your resume with cover letter to

We request that you specify the position you are applying for by identifying the Job Code only (e.g. "RPM 07-26-2018") in the subject line of your emailed application.