Research Programme Manager

Job Title: Research Programme Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £7000.00 - £7350.00 per month
Start Date: asap
Reference: 71802-ITENG-JRN_1528797733
Contact Name: James Hearne
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2018 11:02

Job Description

Research Programme Manager

I am currently partnering with a Global Software Company who are looking for a Programme Manager to work for one of their very reputable clients based in Central Cambridge on an 18 Month Contract.
An experienced project manager, the candidate will ideally have relevant experience and passion for delivering early-stage incubation to shipped product. They will need to have the ability to work with world-class researchers and engineers to create a shared vision of project deliverables, realistic timelines and milestone plans. Communication skills are key, to liaise between the goals of research teams and product groups across wider Microsoft to ensure all stakeholders are aligned on the big picture and the technical implementation.

*BA/BS required; preferably in a technical subject, (including but not limited to computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, biology or other natural or life science).
*5+ years of programme management experience required
*Experience either performing academic style research or working with PhD researchers
*Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities.
*Keen attention to detail with analytical problem-solving skills. Understanding of business processes and challenges.
*Some hands-on experience with Artificial Intelligence technologies would be desirable, although not essential
*Excellent communication skills; fluent English speaker a must
*Personal integrity, initiative, curiosity and exceptional judgement
*The ability to work well within a diverse, geographically distributed, multi-cultural environment

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career and move into a great company! If the above is of interest, please apply NOW!