Department: School of Business & Management
Salary: £37,411 - £44,015 per annum (Grade 5)
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 12-Jun-2019
Closing date: 26-Jun-2019
Applications are invited for the post of School Research Manager in the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London. We are seeking to make an appointment which will play a key role in providing high-level professional advice and support to the ongoing development and implementation of School research strategies, enhancing the research environment, facilitating the delivery of strategic research objectives, and ensuring the management and analysis of data as required for internal and external reporting.
The post-holder will be a key member of the senior administrative team in the School of Business and Management with particular responsibility for effective management of all research-related activities requiring support. Applicants will be expected to hold an undergraduate degree, have recent and/or relevant knowledge of administrative experience relating to research in a Higher Education Institution or funding body, and to have a record of managing a complex administrative research-related workload. Applicants must be able to demonstrate experience of managing complex data, creative problem solving, good understanding of REF, research impact and other research quality measures. Key parts of the role also include the efficient running of the research office; policy and procedures development; managing the quality control of the grant submission process; horizon scanning for relevant funding opportunities; data collection and analysis; and managing finances related to research. Activities are expected to be conducted in a professional, business-like, collegial and transparent manner, and the successful candidate must be sympathetic to the aims of the academic enterprise as well as the demands facing academic staff and students in contemporary higher education.
The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award.
The post is full time until April 2021 and starting as soon as possible. Salary will be from £37,411 to £44,015 per annum inclusive of London Allowance depending on experience. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
Informal enquiries may be made by email to Ms Marie Gallagher, School Operating Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Details about the School of Business and Management can be found at www.busm.qmul.ac.uk.
To apply, please click on the link below.
The closing date for applications is 26 June 2019.
Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality