Back to search results

Assistant Director, Research Support

London Business School

Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th January 2022
Closes: 28th February 2022
 

Why London Business School

London Business School is a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in whatever their location.

The Role

Are you able to provide an excellent research support service for our faculty?

The Research and Faculty Office plays a key role in recruiting and supporting faculty to deliver excellence in teaching and research. Join the team as Assistant Director, Research Support and be responsible for the delivery of a range of research support services to faculty. You will lead a small team of research support staff and will need to collaborate effectively with staff in a range of other departments, including Accounts, IT and Library.   

Main Responsibilities

  • Line manage the Research Support team
  • Oversee the management of internal research funds
  • Support faculty with the management of external research funds
  • Manage the research lab services and research ethics applications
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements including GDPR, NDAs and research ethics
  • Manage relevant research committees
  • Manage the School’s REF submission and the annual review of research performance

Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Professional qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Significant experience of the HE social science research environment, and in particular pre-award research grant administration and management
  • Experience with externally funded grant application systems, e.g. JeS
  • Sound working knowledge of policies, regulations and legislation in area of specialism.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent customer service attitude and skills
  • An ability to empathise with faculty and their research goals and aspirations
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritise and focus on material issues.
  • Experience of leading projects.

What you can expect from us

Benefits You Can Enjoy

You will enjoy generous annual leave, automatic enrolment to one of the largest pension schemes in our sector and a free on-site gym and swimming pool. There is also an amazing range of professional development opportunities to support your career path.

We are implementing Smart (hybrid) Working so we are looking forward to discussing how, where and when you might work best to deliver in this role.

Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

Please submit a covering letter in addition to a CV.

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging

We are a globally-reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large. We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key pillar of our School priorities, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard.

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

Job tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 
More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge