Post-Award Innovation and Knowledge Exchange Grants Manager

Anglia Ruskin University - Research and Innovation Development Office

About Anglia Ruskin University:
Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:
We’re seeking to appoint an experienced professional to provide project management support and oversight for colleagues engaged in innovation and knowledge exchange projects. Working across all our sites, the successful candidate will provide operational management and delivery of a wide range of innovation and knowledge exchange projects. You’ll also contribute to the achievement of our Strategic Plan, in particular in support of our corporate goals to grow significantly the levels of external income generated by our research. This role is part of the Post-Award and Commercialisation Team within our Research and Innovation Development Office.

With a degree or relevant professional qualification at degree level, you’ll have experience of working on innovation and knowledge exchange projects as well as more general experience in managing a range of different projects. You’ll have knowledge of the requirements of external funders, particularly the European Regional Development Fund and Innovate UK. You’ll have an enthusiastic approach about supporting our colleagues to grow their engagement with businesses and the wider external community to deliver impact through innovation and knowledge exchange. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential as is a commitment to delivering excellent customer service in a busy environment.

It is expected that interviews will take place on 3 October 2017.

Informal enquiries can be made to Julia Marsh, Head of Post-Award and Commercialisation, at or on 01245 684965.

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Guidance Notes:
For a list of key requirements please press the apply button below, which will take you to the university's website where you can download the job description and person specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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