Loughborough University

Research Development Manager

Loughborough University

Package: Management and Specialist grade 7 from £45,585 to £54,395 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Join our Research and Innovation Office

We are investing heavily in the growth and development of our Research and Innovation Office and are recruiting to a number of roles to strengthen our high-performing service.    

We have an exciting opportunity for a Research and Development Manager to join our expanding Research and Innovation team and to help drive our vision to be an internationally engaged research‐intensive university.    

You will play a key role in supporting the scoping, delivery and preparation of large, strategic, cross-cutting research development activities and grant applications areas across the research strengths of the University. You will have specialist knowledge of the research lifecycle, and experience of strategic research funding initiatives. A particular focus of the role will be to support bids from across the organisation, delivering on areas emerging from the research and innovation strategy and delivery plan as well as other aligned cross-University delivery plans (known as ‘Core Plans’). This role will be responsible for supporting grant applications to funders and schemes across the funding landscape including UKRI, charities, EU and government funders.  

For the full job description and person specification please click here

Informal Enquiries

If you have any questions about this role, please contact RIO HR on rio.hr@mailbox.lboro.ac.uk or Kathryn Gillingham, Head of Research Development by email at k.e.gillingham@lboro.ac.uk 

Find out more about our exceptional team and the opportunities available, by visiting our recruitment campaign here.

Closing Date: 15th October 2023

Interview Date: 30th October 2023