Impact and Partnership Development Officer/Manager Nature Based Solutions Project Manager/Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Exeter, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Aug 2022

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home. 

This is an open ended (time limited funding) contract with an end date of the 30th June 2027. This post may be extended subject to additional funding. 

Summary of the role

Ranked among the top 150 universities in the world, Exeter has become one of the UK’s fastest growing and fastest rising research universities. We are investing in the Directorate of Innovation, Impact and Business to drive forward our already strong relationships with business; grow our potential for significant impact; and galvanise regional and global innovation. 

A postholder with high levels of spoken and written Portuguese is required to support and/or manage an exciting collaborative international research project. 

The post is offered across two salary scales to reflect varying levels of project management experience; the E-grade open to professionals looking to develop their project management skills and F-Grade post for candidates with proven project management experience. Candidates are requested to indicate the Grade at which they are applying. 

The postholder will act as Project Manager OR Project Support Officer for a largescale, international collaborative nature-based solutions research programme. This exciting and transformative programme will be supporting an interdisciplinary academic team of bioscientists and geographers and international partners to deliver ambitious outcomes for climate change mitigation. 

The postholder will manage and or support a variety of aspects of programme and project delivery, including close liaison and relationship management of international collaborative partners.  

In addition to the essential language requirements, previous experience of project management/support would be desirable, as would a keen interest in nature based solutions and/or climate change related sectors. 

The successful candidate will be interested in the latest research impacts across the economy and society, and possess excellent communication skills. 

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role. 

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).     

Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City . 

Further information

Please contact: Alex Huke (Head of Environment and Clean Growth, Innovation Impact and Business) / 07917348284

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