|Placed On:||25th September 2023|
|Closes:||25th October 2023|
Do you want to play a leading role in providing thought leadership, setting health policy agendas locally, nationally and internationally, and supporting the University of Plymouth achieve influence and impact through significant partnerships?
The University’s has an ambitious 2030 strategy with a mission to advance knowledge and transform lives, leading collaborative research responses to global challenges that bring positive societal outcomes.
We have created an important new role to help take this work forward, with a particular focus on our research in health and care. The Head of Health Partnerships will lead the University’s engagement with regional, national and international stakeholders relating to the University’s strengths in health research including NIHR, UKRI, NHS Trusts, Integrated Care Systems, care providers, other HEIs, policy makers, charities, and key industry partners.
The aim is to ensure the University is proactively engaged with, and influential on, key health and care research agendas, is actively working to develop new multi-disciplinary partnerships and collaborations and is therefore well positioned to exploit funding opportunities to further its mission around health and care research and its translation.
You will be engaged in scoping, coordinating, and contributing to the development of large, strategic awards. Future focused, you will also work with internal and external partners to identify priorities for the development of new, or the growth of existing, research areas.
Politically astute, you will be able to develop and use strong regional, national and international relationships and networks and will have an in depth understanding of the HE, policy and health research and innovation funding landscape, as well as experience of working with academics and a range of senior stakeholders.
Proven experience in building and maintaining positive and constructive strategic relationships with partners at a senior level at regional, national and international level is essential. You will have experience in scoping, coordinating and contributing to the development of successful large-scale strategic health research awards, as well as a successful track record of substantial income generation and partnership development.
Reporting to the Director of Research and Innovation, and supporting the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Associate Dean for Research, you will work closely with academic colleagues across the Faculty as well as the University’s Enterprise Solutions business engagement service, the Innovation Funding team, and External Relations.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Adrian Dawson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Wednesday 25th October 2023
Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 6th November 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.
This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37 hours a week.
Flexible working options including job share will be considered.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
A relocation package may be available to the successful candidate, conditions apply.
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