Strategic Projects Officer (Research)

University of Reading - Planning & Strategy Office

The University of Reading is seeking to appoint a Strategic Projects Office to support the successful delivery of the University Strategy, focused on the research strategy. You will support the delivery and implementation of strategic projects associated with growing our impactful interdisciplinary research; and will provide sound insight and analysis for business planning based on your good understanding of the Higher Education research environment and policy.

You will have:

  • Experience of working in higher education and/or research-related role.
  • Confident in progressing and prioritising a varied range of tasks from multiple sources concurrently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to consult, negotiate with and motivate senior colleagues.
  • A good knowledge or experience of project management tools and practices would be an advantage.

Interview Date : 19th December 2016.

Informal contact details
Contact role:Head of Strategic Projects
Contact name:Dr Kate Hough
Contact phone:0118 378 4029
Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Strategic Project Manager
Contact name: Dr Becky Nadal
Contact phone: 0118 378 7920
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

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