Opportunities in the Research Strategy and Services Division

Research Strategy and Services is a Division of almost 160 professional services colleagues, focused on strategic research development, business engagement for all sizes and sectors of industry, research support services and research policy, as well as research contracts, post award finance, ethics and governance.

There are exciting opportunities coming up to join this dynamic, ambitious and evolving team - and you can find them all here.

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Events and Digital Marketing Officer

  • Grade 6
  • Full time, Fixed Term Contract or Secondment - 12 months
  • Full time starting salary is normally in the range £31,396 to £33,966 with potential progression once in post to £38,205
  • Closing date: 23:59 Sunday 14 April 2024

Contact for informal enquiries:
Isobel Wilson Cleary i.wilson-cleary@bham.ac.uk or Paul Carpenter p.l.carpenter@bham.ac.uk

More about this role

Working closely with the Events Manager and Digital Project Manager, the post holder will be responsible for the organisation and delivery of a programme of high-profile events and marketing activities aimed at businesses and other funder types, in line with University priorities, focused on business engagement and research impact. The post requires a tenacious, highly organised and creative person with an eye for detail and a great sense of occasion. The role will work collaboratively with colleagues across RSSD, particularly in the business engagement and research impact function, the wider University and with external partners to raise the profile of the University, our research offering and our collaborations to a variety of local, national and international industry audiences.  

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Strategic Contracts and Trusted Research Manager

  • Grade 8
  • Full time, Permanent
  • Full time starting salary is normally in the range £45,585 to £54,395 with potential progression once in post to £61,198
  • Closing date: 23:59 Monday 15th April 2024

Contact for informal enquiries:
Amelia Petch a.petch@bham.ac.uk

More about this role

Reporting to the Assistant Director RSSD, (Head of Contracts Policy and Compliance) and working closely with the RSSD College Hub Leadership Teams, the Strategic Contracts and Trusted Research Manager will provide support and guidance with regards to Export Control, the National Security and Investment Act, the Nagoya Protocol, data protection legislation, and strategic contracts.

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Valuing excellence, sustaining investment

We value diversity and inclusion at the University of Birmingham and welcome applications from all sections of the community and are open to discussions around all forms of flexible working.

Our offer to you

People are at the heart of what we are and do. 

The University of Birmingham is proud to have been a part of the City of Birmingham and the wider region for over 100 years, and we are equally proud to be recognised as a leading global university.  We want to attract talented people from across the city and beyond, support them to succeed, and celebrate their success. 

We are committed to helping the people who work here to develop through our sector-leading Birmingham Professional programme which provides all professional services staff with development opportunities and the encouragement to reach their full potential.  With almost 5,000 professional services jobs in a wide-range of functions in Edgbaston and in our campus in Dubai, there are plenty of opportunities for you to be able to develop your career at the University. 

We believe there is no such thing as a typical member of staff and that diversity is a source of strength that underpins the exchange of ideas, innovation, and debate.  We warmly welcome people from all backgrounds and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where diversity is at the heart of who and what we are, and how we work. 

Supporting our people to achieve a healthy work/life balance is important both to our employees and to the success of the University and, depending on the role, we offer a variety of flexible working arrangements. We therefore welcome discussions on all forms of flexible working.  In addition, you will receive a generous package of benefits including 40 days paid holiday a year, one paid day a year for volunteering, occupational sick pay, and a pension scheme. We also have three high quality subsidised day nurseries. 

The University is situated in leafy Edgbaston and there are excellent transport links to our beautiful campus, including main bus routes and a train station on site.  On campus we have a state-of-the-art sports centre with pool, shops, places to eat and drink, our own art gallery, museum and botanical gardens. 

Find out more about the  benefits of working for the University of Birmingham.  


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