Impact Manager

Salary: £42,036 – £48,677 per annum (Grade 7)

Job Ref: 8713BR

The department of strategic planning and governance is seeking to appoint an impact manager, on a fixed-term basis until 27 November 2020.

The post holder will be required to manage a team of impact officers working across the schools within the University’s three colleges (arts, humanities and social sciences, biomedical and life sciences, and physical sciences and engineering) to support the development of impact case studies for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise 2021.

The post holder will work closely with the pro-vice chancellor research, innovation and enterprise, REF manager, the REF team in strategic planning and governance, college research managers, college dean of research and innovation, and school impact leads. This role will involve leading a team of impact officers to support academic staff with the development of their impact case studies and gathering evidence to corroborate impact claims. The post holder will be responsible for oversight of impact development across the University, moving cases through a pipeline towards final submission. Joint working in the vice chancellor’s office with facilitate close working with the PVC-Research and the REF Manager.

The post holder will be required to demonstrate strong management, communication and networking skills, demonstrate proactive initiative and excellent project management abilities.

This position is full-time (35 hours per week) and is fixed-term until 27 November 2020. 

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact the University REF Manager, James Vilares: / 029 20 870369.

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: Friday, 26 July 2019.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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