Partnership Manager - Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering (SRPe) (174852)
 

Salary range:  £40,792 - £50,132
FTE:  1
Term:  Fixed (to 31/07/2020)  
Closing Date: 15 March 2019

The Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering (SRPe) (http://www.srpe.ac.uk/) is the pan-Scotland partnership comprised of ten Scottish universities engaged in world-class engineering research.

SRPe works strategically with industry and government to further build upon and grow Scotland’s engineering research excellence to drive global competitiveness and socio-economic impact. Our activities are focused around five strategic themes where the research and innovation strengths of the Scottish universities are aligned with the key strategic opportunities for impact and growth: Advanced Manufacturing, Robotics & Autonomous Systems, Infrastructure & Environment, Engineering at the Life Sciences Interface and Energy.

Based at the state-of-the-art Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, the SRPe Partnership Manager will be a high calibre versatile professional with a wide range of skills who can work across all aspects of SRPe strategy development and operational delivery.

You will work closely with the SRPe Executive Director and will collaborate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders from across a number of organisations spanning academia, industry and public sector, including at senior / executive level.

Your main activities and responsibilities will be across the full range of SRPe activities, including management of pool-wide SRPe funded initiatives and programmes; coordination and development of collaborative proposals and strategic initiatives; identification and monitoring of funding opportunities; organisation and delivery of conferences, events, workshops; marketing and communications; management and coordination of the SRPe Engineering Graduate School; budget management and financial reporting; progress tracking; development of databases and day-to-day operational management of the SRPe Executive Office.

To be considered for the role you must be educated to a minimum of degree level in a relevant discipline, or with equivalent relevant experience within the higher education, public or industry sectors.  You will have extensive experience across stakeholder management, proposal / investment case development, marketing and communications, conference / events management, strategic initiative / project development and delivery, project performance management, staff management, financial management and general operational management, ideally within a higher education / research environment.

In addition to having excellent interpersonal, organisational & planning, management, communication and IT skills, you must have the versatility and drive to embrace new challenges. Many aspects of delivery will be non-prescriptive hence you must be able to operate pro-actively with a high degree of flexibility, and with a high level of motivation and initiative.

This represents an exciting opportunity for a versatile and experienced professional who is looking to make a significant contribution within a high impact organisation whilst continuing to grow and develop professionally.                 
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Caroline Cantley, Executive Director, SRPe caroline.cantley@srpe.ac.uk
0141 444 7191

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Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
Department/School
Faculty of Engineering
Staff Category
Administrative and Professional Services
Type of Employment
Fixed-term
Working Hours
Full-time
 
Salary range:  £40,792 - £50,132
FTE:  1
Term:  Fixed (to 31/07/2020)  
Closing Date: 15 March 2019

The Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering (SRPe) (http://www.srpe.ac.uk/) is the pan-Scotland partnership comprised of ten Scottish universities engaged in world-class engineering research.

SRPe works strategically with industry and government to further build upon and grow Scotland’s engineering research excellence to drive global competitiveness and socio-economic impact. Our activities are focused around five strategic themes where the research and innovation strengths of the Scottish universities are aligned with the key strategic opportunities for impact and growth: Advanced Manufacturing, Robotics & Autonomous Systems, Infrastructure & Environment, Engineering at the Life Sciences Interface and Energy.

Based at the state-of-the-art Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, the SRPe Partnership Manager will be a high calibre versatile professional with a wide range of skills who can work across all aspects of SRPe strategy development and operational delivery.

You will work closely with the SRPe Executive Director and will collaborate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders from across a number of organisations spanning academia, industry and public sector, including at senior / executive level.

Your main activities and responsibilities will be across the full range of SRPe activities, including management of pool-wide SRPe funded initiatives and programmes; coordination and development of collaborative proposals and strategic initiatives; identification and monitoring of funding opportunities; organisation and delivery of conferences, events, workshops; marketing and communications; management and coordination of the SRPe Engineering Graduate School; budget management and financial reporting; progress tracking; development of databases and day-to-day operational management of the SRPe Executive Office.

To be considered for the role you must be educated to a minimum of degree level in a relevant discipline, or with equivalent relevant experience within the higher education, public or industry sectors.  You will have extensive experience across stakeholder management, proposal / investment case development, marketing and communications, conference / events management, strategic initiative / project development and delivery, project performance management, staff management, financial management and general operational management, ideally within a higher education / research environment.

In addition to having excellent interpersonal, organisational & planning, management, communication and IT skills, you must have the versatility and drive to embrace new challenges. Many aspects of delivery will be non-prescriptive hence you must be able to operate pro-actively with a high degree of flexibility, and with a high level of motivation and initiative.

This represents an exciting opportunity for a versatile and experienced professional who is looking to make a significant contribution within a high impact organisation whilst continuing to grow and develop professionally.                 
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Caroline Cantley, Executive Director, SRPe caroline.cantley@srpe.ac.uk
0141 444 7191

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