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Manager Research Governance

Research, Enterprise and Scholarship
c£34,000 plus exceptional benefits
Please quote reference: 
Fixed term contract to 31 August 2020
Closing Date: 
6 September, 2019 - 12:00

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role

This is an excellent opportunity for a professional and highly motivated individual to join the Research, Enterprise and Scholarship Unit, supporting University committees and associated research governance functions.

Skills and experience

Do you have the ability to effectively work with others, and excellent organisational skills and attention to detail?

Do you have excellent written and oral communication skills?

Do you have experience of preparing agendas, briefing notes and reports for University committees, or similar, and effectively managing business schedules?

If you can answer yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you.

More information can be found in the Job Description.

This role is full time, however applications of between 29.6 and 37 hours per week will be considered.

What you get in return

We offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term.  Benefits include 33 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days and an attractive pension proposition.

How to apply 

For an informal chat about the role, please contact (01908 659615).

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter, of no more than 2 sides of A4, to submitting your application, please make sure that your communications includes the following in the subject line: “APPLICATION – Manager, Research Governance – RES - 16474.” 

Closing date: Midday Friday 06 September 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 18 September 2019

An application form and job related information are available from the links located below.  Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Resourcing Hub on 01908 655544 or by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number 16474.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community

Job related information: 

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Posting Date: 
16 August, 2019 - 11:00