Programme Manager

Recruiter
UK Research and Innovation
Location
Swindon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1262986167
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Programme Manager

UK Research and Innovation, UKRI

London or Swindon

£38,318 per annum

Full Time

Permanent

We are looking for two Programme Managers to join UK Research and Innovation's public engagement team as we develop and implement our new strategy.

The UKRI public engagement team manages a £10m+ portfolio of public engagement projects and programmes in areas such as engaging under-represented groups and communities, inspiring, empowering and engaging young people, helping researchers and innovators to involve diverse groups of people in their work and understanding the needs and values of society in relation to research and innovation.

You will contribute to the delivery of UKRI's public engagement portfolio, including the management and delivery of programmes and the development of new activity.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Contributing to the successful delivery of UKRI's public engagement programmes, including managing budgets and ensuring commissioned activities are delivered on time and to a high standard
  • Organising and running events, roundtables and workshops
  • Scope out and develop new public engagement activities, such as grants and experimental projects
  • Develop new partnerships and engage with key stakeholders, including funders, policy makers, academics and practitioners.

To succeed in this role, you will have a track record of programme management and delivery related to research and innovation and/or public participation. You will also be able to build and maintain strong working relationships with senior leadership and a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external.

Experience of working in or with the science, research, innovation or higher education sectors, whilst not essential would be advantageous.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.

Please note, when you click apply you will be directed to TopCareer.jobs website to complete the application process.

The closing date for applications is 25th September 2019.

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