UK Research Funding Manager

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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
27 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UK Research Funding Manager​  
The University of Edinburgh
Research Support Office (L5)
Ref. 045469
Salary: Competitive

This post is full-time (35 hours per week) and open-ended.

The University of Edinburgh Research Support Office is looking for an  experienced, dynamic and creative UK Portfolio Manager. 

This is an exciting time to join the Research Support Office. You will be part of our ambitious plans to enhance our UK funding portfolio. You will be responsible for a team, and together you will grow the quality and value of funding across a full range of UK research funders (including the Research Councils, UK and Scottish Government departments, foundations and charities). 

You will be excellent at building relationships and influencing. You will be liaising with senior officials in UKRI, charities, foundations, governments and peer group universities. You will be able to gain the trust of, and work alongside, senior academics and professional services. You will be a team player, working effectively and supportively with colleagues across the Research Support Office. 

You will have a proven track record of turning strategic plans into action. We are looking for a Portfolio Manager who can deliver a step-change in the University’s research portfolio. You will be adept at developing strategies, confident making recommendations and excellent at operationalising plans. 

The Research Support Office is a friendly team of around 40 people. We deliver a top-quality service across the whole University of Edinburgh. In 2017/18 we supported academics to win £385m of research funding.
The University of Edinburgh offers significant benefits including highly competitive salaries, a generous annual leave allowance, high quality pension schemes, staff discounts of a range of services and on-campus nurseries.

To discover more and apply, please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Closing date: 23rd October 2018.