|£44,263 to £56,021 per annum
|23rd November 2023
|7th January 2024
Applications are invited for the above post based in the School of Medicine’s Research and Knowledge Exchange (RKE) Services Team at the Medical School, Queen’s Medical Centre.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team supporting excellence in research and knowledge exchange for the School of Medicine. Working closely with the Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange and colleagues in Research and Innovation, you will manage the School’s Research Operations Team and oversee the delivery of seamless operations and support.
This senior role will lead a team to co-ordinate and facilitate research bid costing and submission, project start-up and post-award monitoring. You will actively engage and work closely with a large number of research groups across the School and will be responsible for the portfolio of research bids and grants within the School, taking a proactive approach to maximising the School’s grant capture and research income. You will lead on policy and process development for research operations for the School. A key part of the role will be providing leadership and mentorship to research operations team members.
Applicants must be a graduate of or have an equivalent qualification in a relevant scientific field and/or have proven track record of relevant work experience in a research operations role ideally within a Higher Education Setting, demonstrating expertise in a field of work and management experience of projects, people and resources. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of current topics of relevance to the delivery of research operations support and experience of developing efficient processes to align to operational policy. Applicants must have the ability to lead a team, to work effectively as a member of a wider senior team, have excellent oral and written communication skills and experience of engaging, influencing, communicating and negotiating with diverse stakeholders.
At the University of Nottingham, we aim to give you all the support you need to nurture your talent, develop and reach your professional and personal career goals. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.
The post is offered on a permanent, full time (36.25 hours per week) contract. Job share arrangements may be considered.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Alison Riding, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
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