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Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) Manager

Are you an experienced and capable project manager who has an interest in working with in the field of data analytics? This role offers an excellent opportunity for those keen to work in an exciting and multidisciplinary environment.

We are seeking to appoint a talented and highly motivated individual to join the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). The CDRC was established in 2014 with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). As Manager of the Centre, you will work closely alongside two Co-Directors, academics and business team to deliver a range of key strategic objectives as they relate to data services, research, training, outreach and communications. You will also be responsible for aligning the Centre’s activities with the goals of the University, the ESRC and other key stakeholders; and for ensuring impact from research for a range of audiences, including the general public. You will build and maintain relationships with data partners and other engaged stakeholders.

The Centre Manager is responsible for managing the CDRC under the overall leadership of the Centre’s Co-Directors. This includes, ensuring the successful implementation of the Centre’s strategic and operational plans and coordination of day-to-day activities. The CDRC Manager is responsible for the effective delivery of the Centre’s data service and has managerial oversight of the Centre’s communications and training activities. The role involves ensuring that business and academic stakeholder needs are met through a variety of channels and services. Other responsibilities include liaising closely with partners at UCL and the University of Liverpool to ensure the harmonisation of the Centre’s data services as well as representing the Centre at LIDA Senior Management Team meetings and stakeholder functions. Some travel may be required.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Mark Birkin, Co-Director, CDRC

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6838, email: M.H.Birkin@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Geography
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Working Time:  100% - We will consider job share and flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 13 February 2024 due to external funding)
Release Date:  Wednesday 11 September 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 11 October 2019
Reference:  ENVGE1100
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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