Reader in Public Value Management

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
£53,348 - £61,818
21 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Reader in Public Value Management

School/Service: Executive Education and Leadership Hub
Grade: J (£53,348 - £61,818)
Contract type: Fixed term contract for 3 years (with the potential for an additional 2 years)
Ref: REQ006720

The Reader in Public Value Management will play a leadership role in launching and establishing the success of the Centre for Organisational Impact (CfOI) at the University of Central Lancashire. CfOI has been created to become a Centre of regional, national, and international excellence in working with large-scale organisations to achieve impact for their stakeholders, stockholders, and society. The Centre will focus on the achievement of the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) perspectives of research partnerships, working with business, and working with the public and the third sector. It is anticipated that this Readership will be linked to either the Innovation and Enterprise or Research pathways within the university.

Intellectually, CfOI will build on public value management research (see and its application in real-world settings for large organisations. The Centre will grow to develop and disseminate innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to organisational impact in business, financial, political, societal, and environmental fields. To enable this growth, we are recruiting for academic and professional roles to the Centre, also including: Reader in Organisational Impact, Knowledge Exchange Scholar, Project Manager and Project Officer.

The Reader in Public Value Management will be responsible to the Head of Executive Education and Leadership Hub for the development of the Centre’s profile and meeting impact, income, and KEF related research metrics. The post will contribute to knowledge exchange and research in the sphere of policy science and political science, and institutional design for public value. The post is funded by Westlakes Research Ltd. and will therefore contribute directly to its charitable objects to achieve public benefit.

You will provide academic support for programmatic knowledge exchange and research focusing on public value management. You will contribute actively to the development of a vibrant knowledge exchange and research environment and to the development of a strategy underpinning the sustainability of world-class knowledge exchange and research at the university.

For further information about the role and the full range of new posts in the Centre for Organisational Impact, contact Dr Eliza Morgan, Reader in Innovation and Enterprise, Head of Executive Education and Leadership Hub (; 01772 894786).

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via; if you cannot apply online please contact the People Team on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Closing date: 10 July 2022.

Interview date: To be confirmed.