UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Impact Funding Officer

Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Posted
10 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Aug 2022
Ref
1897922TW
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Technology Transfer & Impact Programmes

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 11 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1897922TW

Research represents the lifeblood of the University of Southampton. It powers everything we do, from our innovative teaching methods to our growing portfolio of spin-out companies, enabling the development of products and services for the benefit of individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) provides expert advice and assistance for research funding and contracts, research integrity and governance, technology transfer and the commercialisation of intellectual property, collaboration with industry, and public engagement with research.

We are looking for an experienced administrator who is motivated by University research and the difference it can make in the world. This varied and exciting opportunity will require a professional approach and strong customer services skills, excellent communication, the ability to develop and implement plans and strategies and good attention to detail as well as IT skills (including familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and webpage management). In addition experience of event management and servicing of committees is desirable.

As an Impact Funding Officer you will need to build and maintain positive and professional working relationships with colleagues and external stakeholders; teamwork and the ability to communicate effectively are, therefore, essential. You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively; capable of prioritising your own workload and lead on improvements to working practices with an adaptable and flexible approach to work.   You must be able to understand, rationalise and communicate complex problems/issues, taking or recommending appropriate action.  To achieve this, you will have excellent writing, analytical and critical appraisal skills and be able to understand and interpret information from the broad research areas from across the University.  

The University of Southampton is an institution in the top one per cent of world universities and has an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities. The University offers excellent benefits including generous holidays, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional and friendly working environment. 

Our vision and mission at the University of Southampton is to have a community where staff and students feel welcome, supported and valued. Research and Innovation Services fosters a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity, encouraging applicants from diverse backgrounds, with the belief that excellence will be achieved through recognising the value of every individual.

The salary indicated is the range that applies to the post of MSA4. Generally, staff are appointed to the first payment point, and then progress incrementally through the core zone at the rate of one pay point per year, subject to satisfactory performance.

For an informal chat about the post please contact Ruth Saw ruth.saw@soton.ac.uk   

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1897922TW on all correspondence.