Director of Research and Enterprise

Egham, Surrey
01 Sep 2017
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01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Royal Holloway, University of London
Director of Research and Enterprise

This is an exciting time to be joining Royal Holloway. Across the institution, we are implementing strategic change and we are interested in experienced individuals able to assist us in achieving ambitious goals. Nearing the completion of a £100 million+ capital investment programme, the College has a renewed sense of purpose to deliver excellence and innovation.

Forming the operational heartbeat of the University, a restructured Professional Services team is at the centre of this inspiring and transformational change and is pivotal to the Institution’s success moving forward. 

We are looking for an experienced Director of Research and Enterprise who will cement our reputation as a top ranked UK research institution. He/she will be a key enabler of RHUL’s overall research strategy and is expected to develop and implement College-wide strategies which support the production of high quality research, increased enterprise activity and further develop the College’s reputation and impact.

As a member of the senior management team within Professional Services, the role requires an individual who possesses outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, strategic vision and commercial acumen. 

The successful candidate will have an excellent academic profile and well-established networks across the HEI sector and with other key national and international stakeholders.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, and working closely with senior academics within the College, this role is a highly strategic position for an ambitious and energetic individual who is looking to make a step change in the College research agenda. 

For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit, quoting reference 3204. 

The closing date for applications is Sunday 1st October.

The College is actively promoting diversity in its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly people from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities.

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