New Robotic Telescope - Project Manager

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 3, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Science Engineering
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Liverpool John Moores University
Department Name: 
Astrophysics Research Institute
Street Line 1: 
ic2 Liverpool Science Park
Street Line 2: 
146 Brownlow Hill
L3 5RF
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Announcement Text: 

Liverpool John Moores University owns and operates a 2.0-m robotic telescope (“The Liverpool Telescope”) on La Palma in the Canary Islands.  Working with international partners we now intend to build a 4.0m class robotic telescope on the same site.  

We seek an experienced project manager to take responsibility for managing cost, quality, risk and schedule in the delivery of the telescope and its enclosure. You will organize and monitor the delivery of effort within LJMU and in external partners and companies as well as establishing and maintaining systems of document management, change control and interface control.  You will also take responsibility for integrating project delivery within existing LJMU processes and systems in areas of governance, finance, procurement and legal and manage contractual relationships with partner and supplier organisations. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Iain Steele (Liverpool Telescope Director), email:


Included Benefits: 

Salary in the range GBP 39,993 - 49,149.  Relocation expenses are available.  

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 3, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Iain Steele
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