Impact Accelerator Account Industrial Strategy/Project Officer

Manchester, United Kingdom
£31,604 to £38,833 per annum
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 09/12/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : Humanities Research Support Services
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : Starting as soon as possible until 31 March 2019

Applications are invited for an exciting new role based in the Faculty of Humanities. The Industrial Strategy/Project Officer will be responsible for the management of the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) and related supplementary funding, focussing primarily on the Business Boost Fund. This supplementary fund has been awarded to our IAA in partnership with the North West Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP) to enable us to increase awareness and engagement with business, and recognise the value and role of social science in the Industrial Strategy.

Reporting to the Research Strategy Manager in the Faculty of Humanities, the post holder will work closely with Faculty Knowledge Exchange and Impact Officers, Business Engagement Officers and the NWSSDTP Impact and Collaboration Officer to deliver reports, activities and training events related to the Business Boost Fund and to the IAA more broadly.

Applicants should be educated to degree-level, with relevant project and event management experience, a track record of independently leading projects, and sound financial management and reporting skills. The ability to explain complex information to a range of audiences will be essential. Previous experience of working in higher educational administration is highly desirable.

The role is available immediately on a fixed term basis until 30th September 2019, with the possibility of an extension subject to a future ESRC IAA award.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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