Prospect Research Manager

University of Oxford
April 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45585 - £54395
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Prospect Research Manager

Development and Alumni Engagement, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD

We are seeking an accomplished and committed person to join us in the role of Prospect Research Manager.

Based in the University of Oxford's Development and Alumni Engagement department, the Prospect Research Team drives the ambitious fundraising activities of the University. It does this in a number of ways, and the major focus of this role is on the team's work in carrying out due diligence research as part of the University's donations acceptance process.

About the role:

Reporting to the Head of Prospect Research and working alongside two other Prospect Research Managers in a wider team, the postholder will play a key role in overseeing our crucial work in this area. The role also offers the opportunity of line management responsibilities.

This is an opportunity to develop your career in the context of a busy, capable and friendly team, which also works on identifying new potential donors, and providing insights to build relationships with our supporters. We support a diverse set of fundraising priorities, on themes ranging from innovative medical and scientific advances, to widening access to our University, to supporting world-class museums.

About you:

We are looking for someone who brings substantial experience of prospect research and due diligence in a fundraising context, successful experience of supervising the work of others and of allocating resources, and the desire to work collaboratively and build positive relationships with colleagues in the team and across the wider University.

Other qualities that candidates will need include a commitment to providing a high-quality service; outstanding research and written communication skills; attention to detail; knowledge of current affairs; and an adaptable approach.

What We Offer:

As an employer, we value the wellbeing and development of all our employees. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits, including:

• 38 days annual leave (including public holidays)

• Hybrid working arrangements for a healthy work-life balance

• Extensive personal and professional development opportunities

• Membership to CASE to support your professional development as an educational advancement professional

• Supportive childcare services and other family-friendly leave schemes for working parents, guardians and those with caring responsibilities

• Generous family leave for pregnancy, adoption, paternity, and shared parental leave

• Excellent contributory pension scheme for your financial future

• Salary sacrifice scheme for additional savings

• Subsidised sports centre membership to promote well-being

• Cycle loan scheme to encourage sustainable commuting

• Discounted bus and transit travel

In addition, you will have access to a vibrant community with social groups and sports clubs fostering an inclusive atmosphere.

Application process:

Click the link to ‘Apply' and follow the on-screen instructions. You will be taken to our online Applicant portal.

Applications should consist of a full CV and a letter of application (maximum of 2 pages), in PDF format, outlining your motivations to apply for this role, your relevant experience and how you meet the criteria of the person specification.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 15 April 2024 can be considered.

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place week commencing 26 April 2024 , in person in Oxford.

Development and Alumni Engagement is committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills and experiences. We encourage applicants from all sectors of the community and are especially keen to encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.

Contact Person : Meraj Huda Vacancy ID : 171887 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 15-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £45585 - £54395 per annum with a possible discretionary range to £59,421

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