Senior Manager, Research and Enterprise

The Open University - Faculty of Business and Law

Based in Milton Keynes

Temporary contract to 28th February 2019 (Maternity Cover)

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Research and Enterprise team within the Faculty of Business and Law. We are looking for a highly self-motivated, enthusiastic individual to lead work to expand the research and enterprise portfolio, identifying and acting on funding opportunities. You will manage activities associated with preparing and delivering research and enterprise proposals; build relationships and develop networks with funders and other relevant bodies; administer appropriate management systems; help develop impact plans within the portfolio and support the faculty’s Research Excellence Framework activities.

You will be confident in supporting the Associate Dean, Research & Scholarship, and the wider Faculty Executive Team, in the formulation and implementation of the Faculty’s strategy in this area.

This role will require experience of income generation and financial management as well as excellent project management and leadership skills. You will have the ability to work collaboratively with other areas of the university as well as developing external networks. 

Do you have the ability to think strategically, problem solve and manage people through change? If so, we want to hear from you!

Closing date for electronic applications: noon, 27th March 2018

Interview date: Early April 2018

For detailed information on the post and how to apply please click the apply button below.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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