Head of Research Information, Quality & Impact (RIQI) Ref 8437

Post Title: Head of Research Information, Quality & Impact (RIQI)
School/department:   Research and Enterprise Services
Hours: Full-time hours considered up to a maximum of 1FTE.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 8437
Salary: starting at £51,799 to £60,022 per annum (with a discretionary range dependent upon skills and experience)  
Placed on: 29 April 2022
Closing date: 25 May 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: week of 13-17 June
Expected start date: September 2022


Job description

An exciting opportunity exists to join the University of Sussex in a new leadership role as Head of Research Information, Quality & Impact (RIQI), to lead and manage the provision of strategic planning, information and analysis in support of the research portfolio.

As the service lead, you will ensure the provision of accurate data and information to key stakeholders, which in turn will promote the development of an impact culture across the University. You will lead initiatives to enhance the capability of academics to exploit the impact from their research, creating opportunities to promote the University’s impact both internally and externally.

The post-holder will also ensure that appropriate systems and processes are in place to support the University’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) submission, working with senior colleagues to strategically prepare and plan for the REF submission. 

If you have experience of the provision of information and analysis in support of the research agenda, ensuring both impact and quality, alongside highly effective leadership skills and the ability to think strategically and develop excellent service provision, then we want to hear from you.

Please contact Emma Potts, Interim Director, Research and Enterprise Services (e.potts@sussex.ac.uk) for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8437 [PDF 175.44KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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