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Business Development Project Manager


Dundee Science Centre is currently looking for a committed, enthusiastic, motivated individual for our Business Development Project Manager role.


You will play a key role in setting the direction of and implementing Dundee Science Centre’s ambitious strategy including education and widening access initiatives. You will strive to support our vision of being an accessible hub for engagement with science and a platform which brings together partners to co-create content to address local needs and provision.

With a focus on quality and consistency you will ensure DSC’s content is in line with Dundee Science Centre’s key aims and local and national government priorities and is of, high quality, scientific accuracy, and relevancy. This will be achieved through partnership working and liaising with industry and higher education to incorporate their research and discoveries into all STEM learning and community engagement, for all ages and for both formal and informal learning.

As Business Development Project Manager, you will support the continued growth of the organisation through bid writing and seeking sponsorship for core activity and development projects.

You will have budget and line management responsibilities and will provide leadership and coaching for the wider team where required. Project management for various programmes simultaneously will be required, in addition to report writing for external stakeholders.

You will be an advocate for Inclusion & Diversity, supporting the development of DSC’s culture of inclusion for our team and visitors.

We are looking for someone with relevant knowledge and experience, with a proven track record of successfully leading and inspiring a team and who wants to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference to society by supporting the work we do at Dundee Science Centre.

You will have the required qualification or experience, excellent interpersonal skills and more importantly a desire to succeed.

You will work flexibly within the Dundee Science Centre team; hours of work to be discussed, flexible working will be considered, and weekend and evening work may be required.


Contract: 18-month fixed term, annualised contract, full time: 37.5 hours per week (Any 5 days of 7, flexible working required)


Salary Range: £26,000 - £34,000 (Grade 4)

Next Step

To apply for the post, please submit your CV and a covering letter, clearly indicating your suitability for the role. Applications should be sent to:

Applications to be submitted by 4pm on Monday 25th July 2022 with interviews taking place week beginning 1 August 2022; no alternative dates are available.

Further details of this job opportunity can be downloaded in Acrobat PDF format.

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