Project Manager

Cambridge /
Technical /
Permanent, Full Time
/ Hybrid
Competitive Salary + EMI Stock Options
Visa Sponsorships Available

About Nu Quantum 
Founded to commercialise research generated over the last decade at the Cavendish Laboratory, Nu Quantum is on a mission to shape the future of quantum information systems. 

We’re working on exciting technology that will improve the utility and accelerate the time-to-market of quantum computing systems.  We integrate novel quantum photonic technology to form an efficient and scalable quantum networking infrastructure in partnership with world-leading companies and academic groups.

The Project Manager Role
Nu Quantum is participating in several industrial innovation projects alongside academic and industrial partners across the UK; the person in this role will be directly involved in managing the successful delivery of these projects and our internal projects. 


    • Working with engineers and scientists to establish and maintain timeline and budget requirements for projects.
    • Tracking progress and communicating between internal engineering teams and external collaborators.
    • Attending internal and external project meetings, capturing and tracking project actions.
    • Collating and preparing project presentations and reports.
    • Contributing to the outward-facing project and partner management.

Qualifications Requirements

    • Competence in project management theory and tools.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Organised, proactive, and with a positive mindset.
    • A keen interest in a technical project management career, with a view to developing further on this career path.
    • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment involving changes to priorities and schedules.

Other (desirable but not required):

    • Graduate/postgraduate-level physics or engineering qualification.
    • Experience delivering industrial projects to schedule and budget.
    • Background in a relevant industry or technical area: engineering, hardware/product development, electronics, quantum physics, optics/photonics.
    • A background in delivering commercial photonics products, e.g. laser modules, detector modules.