Institute and Policy Engagement Manager (ED11570)

University of Bath
April 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Job title Institute and Policy Engagement Manager

Department Institute for Sustainability

Salary Starting from £45,585, rising to £54,395

Grade Grade 8

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Tuesday 26 March 2024

Closing date Sunday 14 April 2024

Interview date Friday 26 April 2024

Reference ED11570


About the role:

The Institute of Sustainability and Climate Change is seeking to appoint a highly-motivated Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Institute and for managing, maintaining and identifying opportunities for policy and public sector engagement.

This includes overseeing all aspects of the Institute's administration of research, financial management, reporting, networking, and training activities, as well as leading on public sector stakeholder engagement, income generation, and impact.

About you:

We are looking for a highly organised individual with the ability to juggle different tasks and manage multiple, complex initiatives at any given time as well as a keen eye for details and positive attitude.

The post holder will possess considerable autonomy, significant initiative, a conscientious approach to work, a well-developed sense of responsibility as well as a high degree of flexibility.

Ability to manage and contribute to a team is essential.

About us:

The Institute of Sustainability and Climate Change is the University's newest Research Institute.

It integrates physical, social and systems sciences at Bath and develops leaders in tackling critical sustainability issues.

The Institute aims to deliver novel chemical technologies and robust behavioural solutions, brought together through whole system evaluation to reframe problems and create transformative innovation in sustainability and climate change.

The Institute currently involves around 80 academics, a cohort of 70 PhD students, and a research income of more than £25M.

Additional info:

This is a very dynamic role where the ability to work with people from different backgrounds as well as build strong interpersonal relationships is key, as the post holder will interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders on a daily basis.

An interest in climate change or sustainability issues, including low-carbon work practices, and ability to represent the Institute's vision to internal and external stakeholders is key to the role.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

For informal enquiries about this role, please contact Ms Francesca Guiso Gallisai, Institute's Operations Director at [email protected].

What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
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  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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