Research Services, 5 Worcester Street, Oxford
The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.
The Strategic Research Development Team plays an important role in identifying opportunities and brokering collaborations in the University and beyond. This role centres around large-scale research initiatives, providing dedicated support to the development, submission and set up of strategic research proposals for external funders (public, corporate, and charitable). Crucially, the SRD Team also supports the development of strong investment propositions to the Strategic Research Fund.
What We Offer
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
• An excellent contributory pension scheme
• 38 days annual leave
• A comprehensive range of childcare services
• Family leave schemes
• Cycle loan scheme
• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working. The opportunity of part-time working can be discussed for an exceptional candidate.
About the Role
As an SRD Manager you will assist and advise academic and professional services colleagues in the development of all aspects of large-scale research funding bids (high value, complex, multi-partner or strategically significant grants); develop processes and support services to facilitate major applications and awards; facilitate the inception of research programs by linking pre-award and post-award research administration (including the organisation of collaboration agreements and research related contracts); and contribute to the development of divisional or University-wide externally funded strategic partnerships.
To be successful in this varied and interesting role, you will need excellent organisational skills, and demonstrable communication, client liaison and teamwork skills.
You will have experience of conducting research or of research programme management in higher education or equivalent setting.
You will be a proactive, flexible problem-solver, with evidence of strategic thinking, analytical ability and knowledge of the UK and international research funding and policy landscape.
You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 13 February 2023.
Interviews will take place during week commencing 27 February and will preferably be face to face, however online is possible with advanced notice.
Contact Person : Phillip Taylor Vacancy ID : 163093 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 13-Feb-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 43414 - 51805