Research Strategy Manager
Division/School Research and Enterprise Development
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £44045 - £49553 per annum
Closing date for applications 14-Oct-2019
Based in the University’s Research and Enterprise Development (RED) Division, this is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to a team that supports the development and implementation of the University’s vision and strategy for research. You will be responsible for delivering a framework to support the delivery of the University Research Strategy and for overseeing and coordinating projects and initiatives within the University Research Strategy portfolio. You will be liaising directly with the senior academic and Professional Services colleagues charged with leading component parts of the research portfolio, and will be required to input into and inform University-level risk management and planning in relation research and the University Research Strategy.
This role requires someone who has excellent inter-personal communication and negotiation skills, and who is able to work confidently and independently across boundaries with staff at all levels of an organisation. You will have experience of the delivery and oversight of projects in a changing and ambiguous environment, and detailed knowledge of the principles of project management and delivery. You must have a good understanding of the aims of the higher education sector and the pressures facing it, particularly in relation to research in higher education institutions, with direct experience of working in a similar complex and large-scale organisation over a number of years.
For informal enquiries, please contact Sophie Collet (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.