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Research Development Manager

Loughborough University - Research Office

Location: Loughborough
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 14th October 2018
Job Ref: REQ180781

The post is offered as a 0.5 FTE job share arrangement working all day Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.  The post is Fixed Term for 9 Months Maternity Cover in the First Instance.

Loughborough's Research Office is seeking a proactive and enthusiastic Research Development Manager to join our expanding team. The post holder 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 Secure and Resilient Societies Global Challenge and the School of Business and Economics. Applicants with previous experience of working in these areas are particularly welcome.

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

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 14 October 2018.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 25 October 2018.

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