Strategy / Evaluation Managers


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  • Salary:
    Band E - £38,969

Job Description

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot
Band E - £38,969 
Full Time / Open Ended

A number of exciting opportunities have come up within UKRI for Strategy Managers and Evaluation Managers.

Do you pride yourself as an excellent communicator, both in writing and speaking?

Are you able to see the big picture and do you have the aptitude to think strategically?

Are you committed to continuous organisational improvement?

If you possess the above skills and you are great with people and can influence others, we are looking for you.

Who are we?
The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest science research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and technology. We have an open forum for new ideas and provide a nurturing environment for you to develop both professionally and personally.

Where do you fit in?
As a Strategy or Evaluation Manager working at STFC, you will be working across multiple sites and engaging with various stakeholders across UK and internationally. With flexible working hours and a positive approach to working from home, you would have a great work/life balance. These roles offer huge potential to shape the UK’s agenda on fundamental science in a tangible way.

What are the opportunities?
International Strategy Manager:
You will work to maximise the effectiveness of STFC’s key international relationships with a strong focus on international strategy development
Strategy Managers:
You will play a lead role in the development and implementation of STFC’s cross cutting strategies or approach to research infrastructure prioritisation within STFC 
Evaluation Managers:
You will demonstrate the impact STFC’s investments make and underpin future strategic investment through robust monitoring and evaluation.

What do we look for in you?
You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, combined with the ability to see the big picture and think strategically. If you have experience in programme or project management, strategy development, international relations or evaluation, we would like to know more, but if you do not have those experiences, we will still consider your application against other transferable skills.

What do we offer in return?
We offer a package that recognises the value you bring to our organisation. Whatever your personal circumstances may be, there are rewards to fit you and your lifestyle. The aim is to give you the support you need to enjoy your work and perform at your best.

As part of UK Research and Innovation, STFC offers a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance. This includes 30 days’ annual leave, 10.5 public and privilege days, Christmas shut down, flexible working hours, a workplace nursery, an exceptional defined benefit pension scheme, and social and sporting activities and societies.

How to Apply
Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role. 
Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services, to apply please click the apply button. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000.

The closing date for applications is 29th November 2020

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.