Senior Programme Manager


Department : IVI Research Institute
Vacancy ID : 024661
Closing Date : 19-Sep-2023

The Role 

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.  

We are recruiting a Senior Programme Manager who will coordinate the operations and management of two European Projects on Data Governance and Digital Transformation. (1) EnTrust: ‘Next Generation of Trustworthy Agri-Data Management’ is a doctoral network funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). The doctoral network will train a cohort of 11 Doctoral Researchers in an intersectoral, international and interdisciplinary setting with the aim to establish a new generation of Data Executives that are able to advance the state of the art in sharing data in a fair, transparent, and trusted environment. ( )  (2) DIGI+ is a world-class research fellowship programme, cofunded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), on Sustainable Digital Transformation that aims for a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative researcher leaders, able to face current and future challenges aligned with EU’s Digital and Green Agenda.( )  

The successful candidate will collaborate closely with the Programme team, the members of the consortias and manage the relationships with the operations Teams in the Innovation Value Institute, the Research Office and the supporting SFI funded research Centres and project partners.  

The Programme Manager will have the responsibility for overseeing and managing the two European MSCA Programmes, coordinating related activities, preparing meetings, events and training, preparing and consolidating required project deliverables, promotional information and dissemination and managing the reporting requirements. The Programme Manager will be located at the Innovation Value Institute (IVI) at Maynooth University, be part of the IVI operations team and reporting directly to the Principal Investigator, Prof. Markus Helfert.  


Administrative Officer 1 (2023) €54,297 – €77,470 p.a.  

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.

Closing Date: 23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Tuesday, 19th September, 2023.  

Please note all applications must be made via our Online Recruitment Portal at the following link:  

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.  

Late applications will not be accepted.  

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer  

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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