Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Knowledge Exchange (KE) Claims Lead

United Kingdom

Closing in 6 days

Knowledge Exchange (KE) Claims Lead

Enterprise & Innovation Services Location: Bailrigg, Lancaster, UK Salary: £38,205 to £44,263 (Full time, indefinite) Closing Date: Tuesday 04 June 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 12 June 2024 Reference: 0601-24

Research & Enterprise Services at Lancaster University overseas the universities Research Services and Enterprise and Innovation Services functions.

Research Services covers all aspects of research support and management, including bid development and costing, research contracts, post-award research finances, ethics support and approval, impact case study development and research systems support.

Enterprise and Innovation Services overseas a range of support functions including: economic regeneration bid development and support, post-award financial management and claims, regulatory compliance, student enterprise and entrepreneurship education, and wider academic enterprise support including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and staff consultancy.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join Knowledge Exchange (KE) Servies and oversee the day-to-day post-award financial management and claims for our regeneration and KE projects.

We are looking for a highly motivated team leader to provide operational guidance and a strategic overview within KE Services, deputising for the KE Services Manager when appropriate.

You will need a high degree of professionalism, excellent interpersonal and communications skills, proficient IT skills and have a high attention to detail. Experience working in an environment of external funding, project driven activity and working with administration, financial and quality systems are a significant advantage. Proven organisational skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines and effectively manage a team are essential.

The post is offered as an indefinite contract.

For an informal conversation candidates should contact Sula Ross, KE Services Manager at [email protected].

Some UK travel and overnight stays may be required.

Lancaster University is a top fifteen university and the top university in the North West. We have a beautiful campus and offer a comprehensive package of benefits including competitive salaries, pension provision, work-life balance, flexible benefits scheme and generous holiday entitlement.

Lancaster University is a truly global and inclusive University, it is no surprise that the University is committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. Students from over one hundred countries make up our diverse campus and over half of our staff come from outside of the UK. Lancaster is an open and welcoming community that values equality and diversity. Our promotion of global values ensures Lancaster is a welcoming environment for all students and staff.

We are proactive in engagement with our staff to help us to understand the lived experiences of our university community and to understand how we are doing in creating a fairer and more inclusive University. Our multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre is a welcoming place for people of all faiths and none. It includes facilities for the Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islam and Jewish faiths and a Muslim Prayer Room.

We welcome application from people in all diversity groups. We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis, as well as the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in higher education and research.

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    Find out what it's like to work at Lancaster University, including information on our wide range of employee benefits, support networks and our policies and facilities for a family-friendly workplace.

    The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

    Job details

    Title

    Knowledge Exchange (KE) Claims Lead

    Employer

    Lancaster University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 15, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 04, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Established in 1964 by the Royal Charter, Lancaster University is amongst the leading research-intensive universities in the UK. It is among the only 6 collegiate universities in the country and has collaborations with NHS, GCHQ, LEP, CEH, EA, Sunway University, and UFLA, Brazil. Initially, the university was based at St. Leonard's Gate. The campus was moved to Bailrigg in South Lancaster in 1968. The university formerly had four colleges namely Cartmel, County, Lonsdale, and Bowland. Grizedale, Fylde, Furness, Pendle, and Graduate colleges were set up after 1990. Currently, it has 9 colleges that offer a total of 18 research programs.

    The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster city center. The Bailrigg campus is home to Lancaster Arts, bringing together our own theatre, art gallery, and concert series. The Nuffield Theatre is one of the largest professional studio theatres in Europe. It hosts public performances of theatre, contemporary dance and live art from some of the best-known and respected companies from the UK and abroad. Each of the 9 colleges has its private residence blocks, administration staff, halls, bars, and Wi-Fi enabled common areas. There are two banks, a bakery, an ice-cream parlor, general stores and supermarkets, a beauty salon, and a post office on the university campus. Lancaster also has Chaplaincy Centre which houses prayer rooms with facilities for different faiths such as Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Islam, and Baha'i. Lancaster University provides university bus services making it convenient for the students and employees to commute. Further, the M6 motorway is only a five minutes' drive from the campus. It takes 10 minutes to drive to the West Coast Main Line that connects the city to London, Scotland, and Manchester.

    The academic structure of the university consists of undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate courses, research, and doctoral level programs. The acclaimed staff of the university guides the students into international level research centered on humanities, business subjects, natural sciences, modern languages, social sciences, and technology. Presently, the university has over 13,000 full-time students enrolled for first and higher degrees. There are 3,027 employees on the university campus including 1,323 faculty members.

    Lancaster University has over 148,000 alumni in more than 180 countries. The university has a notable list of alumni who have gained recognition in their respective disciplines. Emily Fleeshman is a Hollywood actress, famous for her role of Nikki in popular TV show Still Open All Hours. Also, she is the founder of an acting school named ‘The Actors' Lab’ based in Salford. Satnam Rana is a news presenter on BBC. Some other noble laureates of the university are Roger Ashton-Griffiths (actor), Andrew Brooke Miller (Novelist), Catherine Jane Smith (a member of British Labour Party), Lucy Jane Briers (actor), Andy Serkis (actor and director), Bruce Sewell (former counsel of Apple).

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