Research Governance Manager

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
Research Governance Manager
Thursday, 25 February 2021
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Thursday, 25 March 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as a Research Governance Manager. DMU is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.


A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.


The department

The Research Services Directorate provides specialist support to the DMU research community, supporting the delivery of ambitious research objectives as the institution broadens and deepens its research portfolio.


The role

As Research Governance Manager, you will lead a specialist team in the Research Services Directorate, and develop systems and procedures to effectively support the leadership and professional management of research at De Montfort University. This is an exciting opportunity if you're looking for your next challenge in research management. You will be responsible for managing all areas of research policy and governance, leading a team of specialists with responsibility for research integrity and ethics, open access, research impact, and compliance. You will keep abreast of the research policy landscape, and support the formulation of research-related policy and strategy for the institution.


The person

To be successful, you will have a proven track record in research governance and research management. Familiar with research governance requirements across a range of funders. The ability to develop excellent and effective working relationships with colleagues across the University. It is essential for you to have achieved a first degree/ equivalent experience and demonstrate your experience of the wider HE policy environment, including the Research Excellence Framework, research integrity, and research administration.


The benefits

You will benefit from access to the Local Government Pension scheme; 23 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury's, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.


What's next?

To view the full job description and person specification, please visit the DMU careers site.

All applications must be submitted via the DMU careers portal.

All applications will require you to complete a personal statement, please detail how you meet the criteria from the person specification within this section. 

Deadline: 25 March 2021