Research Communications and Impact Manager (Global Development Institute)

Job Reference : HUM-14178
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 24/07/2019
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum depending on experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : Global Development Institute
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : Starting August 2019 for 2 years (with possible extension)

Since the Industrial Revolution, ideas formed in Manchester have been central to understanding and tackling poverty and inequality. For the last 60 years, The University of Manchester has been at the forefront of Development Studies and The Global Development Institute continues to drive forward new ideas promoting sustainable development and social justice for all.

You must be highly motivated to engage key audiences and support real-word impact on two of our major research projects; FutureDAMS and the Research and Evidence Facility on Migration in the Horn of Africa. 

This role requires the ability to work at the interface between cutting edge science and different external audiences, making research results accessible and useable by different stakeholder groups in developed and developing countries. 

It involves both the strategic and operational levels and requires interaction with a wide range of researchers, project partners, funders and other external stakeholders. You will also be responsible for documenting and monitoring the impact of those strategies.

You will have a proven track record in research communication and an understanding of and commitment to enhancing knowledge exchange and impact for improved sustainable development and livelihoods.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Chris Jordan

General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria that you should address in your application.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.