Project Manager for Ireland's National Open Research Forum at the Digital Repository of Ireland
Organisational Member hosting the announcement:
Digital Repository of Ireland
Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
We are seeking applications for a Project Manager to support the implementation of Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research. This is a 2-year post based at the Digital Repository of Ireland — DRI coordinates the National Open Research Forum. Deadline for applications is 28th June 2022, with interviews planned for the week of 11th July.
Work closely with the National Open Research Coordinator and Ireland’s National Open Research Forum (NORF) to support the implementation of Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research.
Support the Digital Repository of Ireland in delivering its NORF responsibilities, including ongoing administration (financial, monitoring, evaluation) of projects funded by the NORF 2022 Open Research Fund of €1.725 million.
Liaise with NORF projects (6-10 projects estimated) to support individual project progress, measure progress against National Action Plan objectives and priorities, and facilitate exchange between funded projects.
Develop and deliver a plan for consistent project updates to key stakeholders, ensuring effective internal communications within NORF and NORF-funded projects
Identify required events, and support the full events management cycle, from identifying required events through to planning, logistics and delivery.
Identify opportunities to widen the scope of researcher engagement and stakeholder awareness of NORF activities and raise awareness of open research across the Irish higher education and research landscape.
Manage and populate key external communications platforms including the NORF website and social media.
Seek out and identify opportunities for funding to support implementation of the National Action Plan and assist with funding proposal writing.
A third level qualification in a relevant discipline
A minimum of three years’ experience in a project management or operations management function, including financial administration (e.g. managing budgets, tender processes, etc.).
Demonstrable understanding of Open Research/Open Science policies and practices in a research context.
Evidence of the ability to work with numerous diverse stakeholders towards common goals and to use initiative to address roadblocks.
Evidence of excellent personal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to engage and communicate effectively with a wide array of stakeholders.
Evidence of excellent written communication skills, particularly report writing.