Research & Innovation Project Manager

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Expiration Date

25 Mar 2019


The post holder's main objectives are to provide comprehensive project management support to academic staff across a portfolio of research, innovation, and knowledge exchange projects – ensuring that all projects are delivered to a high standard and in compliance with funder regulations and University policies, as well as maximizing the value of these projects to the University – in terms of research outcomes, outputs, dissemination, impact, and follow-on activities.

Salary   £38,010 - £45,603 per annum

Fulltime permanent job

Research Management and Administration (RMA) / Academic Enterprise (AE) are central services for the support and delivery of research and knowledge exchange activities across the University of the Arts London (UAL). 


In-depth knowledge of the funding landscape at EU and National level and project management experience within funded collaborative research and knowledge projects.

Specialist Knowledge/Qualifications:

  • Relevant undergraduate degree 
  • Project management qualification (e.g., PRINCE2)
  • Knowledge of EU and UK research, innovation and HEI policies

Relevant Experience:

  • Experience in managing research and innovation projects (including financial/budget management)
  • Experience of knowledge transfer processes in a HE environment.
  • Experience of contracts management
  • Experience in technical, financial reporting and compliance to audits.

Communication Skills: Communicates effectively orally and in writing adapting the message for a diverse audience in an inclusive and accessible way

Leadership and Management: Motivates and leads a team effectively, setting clear objectives to manage performance

Professional Practice: Contributes to advancing professional practice/research or scholarly activity in own area of specialism 

Planning and Managing Resources: Plans, prioritizes and manages resources effectively to achieve long term objectives

Teamwork: Works collaboratively in a team and where appropriate across or with different professional groups

Creativity, Innovation and Problem Solving

See the Job Description at this link                Research-and-Innovation-PM NDS.docx              

If you have any queries you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 020 7514 2965.
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