Research Development Manager

Loughborough University - Research Office

Loughborough's Research Office is seeking a proactive and enthusiastic Research Development Manager to join our expanding team. The postholder will support academic colleagues to secure significant research funding, growing the University's research portfolio and advancing our reputation for world-class research.  The post holder will play a key role in identifying opportunities, developing research collaborations, supporting strategic applications, and helping to secure research funding.

We are looking for a proactive individual with excellent communication and influencing skills, who is highly organised and can demonstrate experience of networking and influencing key stakeholders including research funders. The role will predominantly support the University's Health & Wellbeing Global Challenge. Applicants with previous experience of working in this area are particularly welcome.

Informal enquiries should be made to Catherine Allford, Head of Research Development by email at or by telephone on 01509 228677.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 15 October 2017.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 1 November 2017.

Loughborough University is committed to achieving equality and valuing diversity in all aspects of employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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