Research Communications and Impact Manager (Global Development Institute)

Recruiter
University Of Manchester
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1207912688
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Since the Industrial Revolution, ideas formed in Manchester have been central to understanding and tackling poverty and inequality. For the last 60 years, The University of Manchester has been at the forefront of Development Studies and The Global Development Institute continues to drive forward new ideas promoting sustainable development and social justice for all.

You must be highly motivated to engage key audiences and support real-word impact on two of our major research projects; FutureDAMS and the Research and Evidence Facility on Migration in the Horn of Africa.

This role requires the ability to work at the interface between cutting edge science and different external audiences, making research results accessible and useable by different stakeholder groups in developed and developing countries.

It involves both the strategic and operational levels and requires interaction with a wide range of researchers, project partners, funders and other external stakeholders. You will also be responsible for documenting and monitoring the impact of those strategies.

You will have a proven track record in research communication and an understanding of and commitment to enhancing knowledge exchange and impact for improved sustainable development and livelihoods.

Fixed Term - Starting August 2019 for 2 years (with possible extension).

Enquiries about the vacancy:
  • General enquiries: 0161 275 4499.
  • Technical support: 0161 850 2004.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

To apply, please click on the apply button to visit our website.

Closing date: 24 July 2019 at midnight.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments will be made on merit.

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