|Salary:||£70,113 to £89,969 per annum inclusive of London allowance|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||12th November 2023|
LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university
This is a fixed term appointment for 36 months, with potential to extend subject to further funding.
The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is seeking an exceptional Deputy Director, who together with the Lab’s Executive Director, Professor in Practice Nick Robins, will assume the leadership roles in the successful design and running of the Lab. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the field of climate and environment research and to contribute to the vital mission of financing the just transition. The Lab has secured anchor funding for the next three years and is now actively hiring for core roles within the Lab to drive forward its research programme.
The Deputy Director will be a member of the Lab’s Senior Management team, playing a central role in the strategic direction of the Lab. The Deputy Director will be responsible for programme oversight and coordination, building and overseeing of the systems and processes that will be critical to the Lab’s long-term success. This will involve supporting staff to deliver high-quality and impactful outputs on different aspects of financing the just transition. The Deputy Director will also be responsible for budget oversight and fundraising. In addition, the Deputy Director will have overall responsibility for team development within the Lab, helping to set a positive work culture as well line management responsibility for some team members. Finally, the Deputy Director will ensure all activities of the Lab are undertaken appropriately within the management and administrative structures of the Grantham Research Institute, and wider LSE provisions.
Educated to at least postgraduate level, candidates will have significant professional experience in senior management/strategic roles with outstanding organisational and leadership abilities with demonstrable professional experience of, and commitment to, sustainability and social inclusion. With an aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving and experience of cross-sector collaboration, partnerships and problem-solving candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate will have an ability to lead teams to ensure the delivery of common objectives, while allowing personal growth of individual team members and ability to both work independently and as part of a team to help co-lead the Lab within the Grantham Research Institute and across the LSE.
Further information about the Institute and its related centres/programmes can be found at http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/Home.aspx..
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
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The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 November 2023 (23.59 UK time).
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