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Bid Development Officer

Research and Industrial Partnerships

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £33,797 per annum
This post is full time at 37 hours per week and permanent
Closing Date:   Sunday 10 October 2021
Interview Date:   Thursday 28 October 2021
Reference:  EL1160B

Please note that interviews for the role will take place on 28 October 2021. 

This is an exciting opportunity to support the development, access, and success of external funding applications. Working with a collaborative and supportive team to help the University identify external funding opportunities, to maximise on our expertise in the local, regional, and international field.

We are looking for a pro-active individual with transferable skills. Experience of supporting externally funded projects, at application stage or project management would be ideal. The role will work with the team to source, disseminate and support the process of external funding applications, the ability to digest and interpret complex documentation is essential. We are looking for candidates who are effective communicators, can work to deadlines under pressure, and have a passion to support the University.

This is a fast-paced dynamic role, with considerable interaction with a diverse range of stakeholders in order to develop effective networks and a flexible support service that responds to the fluctuating nature of funding calls. The post will support our EU and International portfolio, as well as regional and national funding opportunities.

This position is an integral part within our Research and Enterprise department and will lead on gathering intelligence in areas of external income generation, alongside its team. The role will also support the Universities wider Income Generation goals, working with the Business Incubation and Industrial Partnerships Teams, and key contacts in college who lead on income diversification. The role will contribute to the University’s wider goals, particularly the development and delivery of the University’s research and industrial strategy. This will be achieved through pro-active targeting of potential funding sources, the preparation and submission of external funding applications, and stakeholder engagement.

The University of Lincoln is looking to the future where we serve and develop our local, national and international communities by creating purposeful knowledge & research, confident & creative graduates and a dynamic & engaged workforce. We will achieve this through a culture of enterprise and innovation.

For more information or an informal conversation on the role please contact Lyndsey Kemsley (lkemsley@lincoln.ac.uk)

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We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. The University encourages applications from underrepresented groups inclusive of Black, Asian and other minoritised/marginalised ethnic groups, all gender identities and expressions from the LGBT+ community, candidates with a disability, and those that practise different faiths and beliefs, to enhance our One Community where we strive to be kind, patient, and supportive of each other.

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa, however, if you are an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please refer to UK Visas and Immigration for further information and to consider your eligibility requirements to work in the UK prior to your application.