Research Manager

Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)


We are seeking a Research Manager to join our Faculty Services team at Oxford Saïd. The role is full-time, although part-time hours (30 hours a week) would be considered.

The Research Manager leads a small research support team and has oversight of the work of the team in providing high quality responsive support for the school’s research activities. In this role you will have responsibility for complex research contracts and related matters. You will be responsible for managing research contract negotiations and new funding models, which involves working closely with faculty, sponsors, other colleagues in the school and central University teams, and will have the opportunity to contribute to research strategy and policy development and implementation.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of research administration and an understanding of the higher education research funding landscape. You will have experience of managing a small team and will be adaptable, with the ability to shape the role and the research support team as required in response to changes in the School’s research portfolio and strategy. You will have strong analytical and excellent communication skills.

Applications for this post are to be made online. Please submit a CV and cover letter as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 11 January 2019. Please note first stage interviews are planned for 25 January 2019.