The Director of Strategic Partnerships will be based in the Centre for Policing Research and Learning, (CPRL), which is a unit within the Open University Business School (OUBS), itself located in the Faculty of Business and Law (FBL). The CPRL undertakes research, education and knowledge into practice projects in collaboration with policing organization partners across a wide range of disciplines and projects. CPRL is led from FBL and has active involvement from all faculties across The Open University.
The Director of Strategic Partnerships will co-ordinate and ensure high quality implementation of CPRL’s partnership strategy reporting to the Director of Research and Strategic Partnerships as well as working in close collaboration with the Centre’s leadership team and the Centre’s 24 police partners. The postholder will strengthen and widen these partnerships to enhance the Centre’s ability, in collaboration with partners, to create and apply high-quality knowledge to improve policing for the good of society.
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