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Robotics Project Manager

Job reference: S&E-14997

Location: Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 19/02/2020

Salary: £32,816 - £40,322 per annum (dependent on experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: Immediate Start Date until 31 March 2023

Applications are invited for the position of Robotics Project Manager to oversee the delivery of the recently awarded National Nuclear User Facility - Hot Robotics (NNUF-HR) located at The University of Manchester’s Robotics for Extreme Environments Laboratory (REEL) in West Cumbria.

The role will help support the delivery of the NNUF-HR, establishing a national facility to support nuclear robotics research and development in the UK.

The NNUF-HR will provide opportunities for academia and industry to utilise cutting edge equipment and expertise, and aims to accelerate the use of robotics in the UK nuclear industry. Funded by the EPSRC, NNUF-HR has been awarded to the Universities of Bristol (lead) and Manchester, RACE (Remote Applications in Challenging Environments) at the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), and the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL).

This role will provide the successful candidate with the ideal opportunity to work with both academia and industry. With excellent attention to detail, communication and interpersonal skills you will have a flexible approach to work and the ability to prioritise a demanding programme of work to meet set deadlines.

Frequent travel will be a requirement of the appointee due to the collaborative NNUF-HR funding across 4 UK sites.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

***Please Note Previous Applicants Need Not Apply***

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Manager’s Name: Jennifer Jones


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


The closing date for this job has now passed.