Senior RKE Officer Post-Award

35 333 £
Date Placed 11 January

Expected Interview Date: Thursday 26 January 2023 

As our Senior RKE Officer (post award) you will be based in the Research, Knowledge Exchange and Graduate School Directorate (RKE-GS), and will support the university’s financial performance in relation to RKE activity by overseeing the budgets for active projects, providing vital information for business planning and forecasting processes. You will also manage general aspects of contractual compliance and output monitoring, ensuring effective relationships with our funders, clients, partners, collaborators and beneficiaries. The Senior RKE Officer (post-award) will be largely institute-facing by acting as key contact for RKE support for academic and services functions as well as cross-departmental delivery teams. 

With our recent attainment of Higher Education Innovation Funding and an increase in core research funding following REF2021, RKE-GS is seeking to enhance its service to internal/external academic communities, and to strengthen awareness and understanding about how our research and knowledge exchange positively impacts society. 

We are the University of Cumbria, for and from Cumbria and our localities, rooted in serving our communities, with people, place and partnership at our heart. 

Now is a very exciting time to be joining us because we are delivering a new "Towards 2030" strategic plan focused on making the most of our three most valuable assets; People, Place and Partnerships, to become a catalyst for economic well-being for our region, nationally and internationally. 

We offer a comprehensive set of staff benefits which includes a competitive salary, 35 days holiday plus bank holidays, hybrid working in line with business need, excellent pension scheme with 8% employer contribution. For more information please click HERE 

For more information about the University of Cumbria, click here. 

Informal enquiries: Rachel Lowthian | 

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