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Head of Strategic Relationships and Policy Engagement

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute

Location: Oxford
Salary: £47,263 to £54,765 p.a. Grade 9
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th September 2018
Closes: 15th October 2018
Job Ref: 136656

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is the world’s leading centre for research into individual, collective and institutional behaviour on the internet. We are looking for an experienced Head of Strategic Relationships and Policy Engagement to head up the department’s growing external relations group and catalyse engagement with government and civil society in order to leverage significant impact- and income-generating opportunities.

Focussed on OII objectives, you will work in concert not only with departmental staff but also with key Social Sciences Division and central University teams working on development, alumni relations, government and community relations and policy engagement to maximise returns to the department efficiently and effectively.

You will bring a strong understanding of national and international policymaking culture together with astute thinking and excellent interpersonal skills and deploy those qualities to give strategic advice on brokering, exploring and supporting new opportunities for the institute. In parallel, you will ensure solid structural support for building institutional knowledge at the departmental level, capturing and capitalising on activity, and shaping and delivering associated strategies. You will be educated to degree level or the equivalent.

Based in the heart of Oxford, this post is available immediately and is offered for 3 years in the first instance.

Applications for this vacancy must be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 15 October 2018 and interviews are scheduled for week commencing 5 November 2018.

Closing Date: 15-OCT-2018 12:00

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