New Opportunities

City-REDI at Birmingham Business School is currently offering the following positions within the centre:

City REDI Bid Manager, full-time

Salary: Grade 7, starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609.
Closing Date: 3 June 2019

Sitting within City-REDI, within the Business School at the University of Birmingham, the Bid Manager post has been created to continue the growth in bids made by the centre whilst the Administration Director is on a part-time secondment. This role will identify and manage the development of both commercial and academic pipeline bids on behalf of the whole team. 

The post holder will provide expert advice and support in the formulation and delivery of research proposals (commercial and academic) and tenders for the wider City-REDI team. This will involve identifying and exploiting new research funding opportunities both within the University and through collaborations with external partners, and responding to competitive tendering opportunities with a view to enhancing income activity to achieve targets and ensure City-REDI sustainability. They will work closely with specialist teams at school and college level and lead bid development in collaboration with project directors/principal investigators. 

The post holder will proactively encourage grant applications by focussing on increasing the number and quality of proposals with researchers in the team, and offering a strategic level of input to individual, Department and School research and knowledge transfer initiatives. To achieve these objectives the post holder will need to actively engage with academic and professional services colleagues in a highly enterprising manner and gain a nuanced understanding of specialist areas of research across the team and engage and develop relationships with key partners such as other universities, central government and local government. 

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Administrative Assistant, full-time

Salary: Band 400, starting salary is normally in the range £19,581 to £20,939.
Closing Date: 3 June 2019

Working as part of a team in the City-REDI Centre and under the Centre Manager, helping to support a number of day to day activities, which comprise of staff co-ordination, event organisation, supporting the Director, and supporting knowledge exchange activities.


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