|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Wed, 15 May 2013 12:51:26 +0000|
Operations Manager, Centre for Carbon Measurement Circa £50k plus benefits – Teddington, outer London This is an opportunity to influence a rapidly growing portfolio of £7m of scientific work across a wide range of scientific areas: from climate science, to emissions measurement, to renewables and the smart grid. NPL is a world leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate standards, science and technology available, it occupies a unique position as the UK’s National Measurement Institute, at the intersection of scientific discovery and real world application. Its expertise and original research have underpinned quality of life, innovation and competitiveness for UK citizens and business for more than a century. The NPL’s Centre for Carbon Measurement (http://www.npl.co.uk/carbon-measurement/) brings measurement science to the understanding of climate change and development of mitigating technologies, providing a firm scientific and technological base to address key questions. As Operations Manager you must build relationships with internal stakeholders at all levels to promote an integrated programme, working in a translational capacity between scientists and external stakeholders, tracking KPIs and supporting colleagues to expand their work in this area. Some direct management of projects of up to £500k in value is required. Proactively preparing presentations and articles and organising events, you will identify funding opportunities and help to develop and implement an engaging strategy, ensuring the team has an up-to-date view of science projects. Collaborative in approach, you should have good people skills and be adept at building relationships, influencing across all levels. Entrepreneurial and willing to forge new ground, you will support and challenge, showing a positive, can-do attitude. You must have the ability to work with technical experts and communicate their work in simple terms. Experienced in managing large projects and programmes on time and to budget, you will preferably have a scientific background, and experience or knowledge of low carbon technologies and/or climate science. Some national and international travel will be required. As part of the Serco Group plc, NPL offers an exciting and challenging set of career opportunities to all our employees, with competitive salaries and a range of excellent benefits. NPL is located in pleasant surroundings on the edge of Bushy Park in South West London with a host of onsite facilities including a subsidised crèche, restaurant, and a lively sports and social club. Apply: http://www.npl.co.uk/careers/current-vacancies/ Vacancy ref: 42309 Closing date: midnight on Wednesday 5th June 2013 NPL Management Limited is committed to supporting their people to develop both personally and professionally and is committed to equal opportunities. Jane Burston Head, Centre for Carbon Measurement National Physical Laboratory | Hampton Rd | Teddington | Middlesex | UK | TW11 0LW t: 020 8943 6355 m. 07718 194 629 e: firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> w: www.npl.co.uk/carbon-measurement/<http://www.npl.co.uk/carbon-measurement/>
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