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Research Impact Manager

Research

Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £37,473 to £40,930 per annum
Closing Date:  Tuesday 07 February 2023
Reference:  2223406-R

Full Time - Fixed term for 12 months

We are looking for an exceptional person to take on the role of Research Impact Manager. 

The Research Impact Manager will be responsible for developing and embedding impact activities, focusing on the key areas of Science, Technology and Engineering. They will maximise researcher engagement with external audiences both non academics and users of the research. They will engage with the academic community to understand their research and its potential impact to all potential stakeholders. They will develop impact case studies for external audiences including REF as well as media content. Becoming the focal point for impact within the university the Research Impact Manager will need to be able to engage effectively with academic and professional services staff across our four campuses to understand their research area(s), its purpose and its impact on the wider community. They will then need to communicate this to a variety of audiences in appropriate language. 

The position is based in the Research Office but the post holder will also work with the Enterprise Team to promote broader aspects of research with government, local authorities, charities and companies. They will work closely with the Marketing and Recruitment team who will provide advice on communications channels and content strategy.

The Research Impact Manager will provide leadership, strategic advice and support to a wide range of stakeholders in respect of impact, seeking out impact stories and communicating them across a wide variety of outlets. They will need to be able to grasp complex information and present it in a digestible form. They will demonstrate the contribution of the University to society, the economy and the wellbeing agenda.

Welsh Language skills are desirable for this role.

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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.


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