Research Programmes Development Manager

United Kingdom
Jun 16, 2017
Jul 17, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
We are offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced research development manager with a background in higher education and funding to join the University Alliance team. We have Central London offices, close to Parliament and the role comes with generous terms and conditions.
In collaboration with our members and academic leadership we manage a range of interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) programmes, currently across Applied Biosciences for Health (launched 2015); Energy (launched 2016) and Social Policy (launching 2017). Further areas are under discussion.
We are looking for an experienced, successful, highly organised and flexible individual with research development and stakeholder management skills to support the enhancement and internationalisation of these research initiatives and communities. The role will be responsible for leading on i) sustainability and development of the DTA model, including the identification of funding and international opportunities, coordination and writing of funding bids; ii) providing lead coordination for wider research collaborations and capability-building activity, including equipment sharing and iii) support for the delivery of the DTA training programme.
Terms and conditions of employment: This is a full-time position on fixed-term basis for 3 years (36 months).
Interview date: Monday 24 July 2017