Research Development Manager

United Kingdom
Jul 14, 2017
Jul 31, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

The GW4 Alliance brings together four of the most research-intensive and motivated universities in the UK; the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter. Together, we have the research and innovation capacity, capability and inspiration to deliver cross-sectoral partnerships and solve global challenges. We have the scale to respond to major policy developments, to continue to attract global talent through doctoral training and work in partnership with industry to drive innovation and globally competitive R&D.

This is an exciting opportunity to join GW4 to implement our new ambitious vision. Guided by a dynamic and committed senior leadership team across the universities, you will interact with academic and management teams across the Alliance, external regional stakeholders, and funders of research. Working closely with the newly appointed Director of GW4 and GW4 Programme Managers embedded within the universities, you will drive strategic initiatives across the partnership. This career opportunity will suit a dynamic individual with ambition and a keen, broad interest research management within higher education.

You should have experience in research, and in research administration and/or strategic management, ideally obtained in a higher education institution and/or funding agency. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Sarah Perkins (

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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