Director of Research and Enterprise

Ref: 3204

Royal Holloway, University of London

Greater London

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Role Managed by:

Evan Yeckley

Senior Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 207 340 6207

f: +44 (0) 20 7340 6201


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 01/10/2017

This is an exciting time to be joining Royal Holloway. Across the institution, we are implementing strategic change and we are interested in experienced individuals able to assist us in achieving ambitious goals. Nearing the completion of a £100million+ capital investment programme, the College has a renewed sense of purpose to deliver excellence and innovation.

Forming the operational heartbeat of the University, a restructured Professional Services team is at the centre of this inspiring and transformational change and is pivotal to the institution’s success moving forward.

We are looking for an experienced Director of Research and Enterprise who will cement our reputation as a top ranked UK research institution. He/she will be a key enabler of RHUL’s overall research strategy and is expected to develop and implement College-wide strategies which support the production of high quality research, increased enterprise activity and further develop the College’s reputation and impact.

As a member of the senior management team within Professional Services, the role requires an individual who possesses outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, strategic vision and commercial acumen.

The successful candidate will have an excellent academic profile and well-established networks across the HEI sector and with other key national and international stakeholders.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, and working closely with senior academics within the College,  this role is a highly strategic position for an ambitious and energetic individual who is looking to make a step change in the College research agenda.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 1st October 2017.

The College is actively promoting diversity in its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly people from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities.