Our client seeks a resourceful Project Manager for their Research and Development team. You will work alongside the Head of R&D to ensure the success of funded R&D projects and other long-form R&D projects. The role provides a great opportunity to work with a talented team on exciting projects, whilst helping them shape the future of their animation studio by embracing emerging technologies and evolving an established pipeline. Problem solving, task delegation and a keen eye for logistics are the key skills for this role.
Candidates are required and must be eligible at time of application to work on-site in Glasgow.
Work with the Head of R&D to support day-to-day management of R&D projects, including project and task scheduling, cost tracking and management of staff
Help keep ticketing system up-to-date, including weekly reporting and tracking
Maintain overall R&D project schedule
Work with Resource Manager and Production to ensure R&D project needs are met
Maintain project documentation where applicable, including financial reporting and final project reports
Support application, management and reporting of government funded research projects within the studio
Track annual leave for R&D team and ensure cover is in place
Keep track of contract end dates, renewals etc. and assist in R&D recruitment
Skills and Experience:
Excellent communication skills
Detail oriented with a strong ability to multi-task
Experience in project management of software development desired
Background in science, mathematics or engineering preferable
Familiar with agile methodology