Research and Impact Evaluation Associate

University of Bristol

Based in the Division of Research, Enterprise and Innovation, this role presents an exciting opportunity to work across the wider University, providing detailed insight into our research, enterprise and innovation portfolio. The provision of robust intelligence and management information (MI) about our research and impact is critically important for the delivery of our Vision and Strategy 2030 , supporting evidence-based decision-making and enabling compliance.

We are looking for someone who will act as a principal source of expertise, identifying, analysing, evaluating and presenting research and impact-related data, and providing project planning and management support for data-related initiatives.

Your initial priorities will include:

  • Providing robust MI and intelligence relating to research and impact, drawing on internal and external datasets, and benchmarking against peer institutions;
  • Developing data dashboards through which to present, interrogate and provide insights on trends and anomalies to the intended audience, using PowerBI and other tools;
  • Working with stakeholders and across organisational boundaries to identify new sources of data and intelligence, develop new processes for data collection, and explore opportunities for integrating data and reporting;
  • Informing the development and monitoring of a portfolio of key performance indicators (KPIs) for research, enterprise and innovation.

If you think the below describes you, we’d love to see your application.

  • You have a proven ability to analyse, interpret and visualise complex data and to communicate insights clearly to a range of stakeholders at all levels of seniority;
  • You have excellent organisation and project management skills and can progress work using initiative and judgement;
  • You have good inter-personal skills and the ability to work collaboratively across organisational boundaries;
  • You bring experience of providing MI within a large, complex organisation, and can demonstrate a broad understanding of the research and impact landscape.

We offer a hybrid working arrangement and a relocation package if you are planning a move to Bristol.  Further information on the many staff benefits we offer, including our generous holiday allowance and pension provision, and family-friendly policies, can be found at: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/staff-benefits/

For any informal enquiries please contact Jane Hallett, Head of Research Information and Evaluation; [email protected] ; tel: +44 (0)117 455 8265) or Chris Fussell, Research and Impact Evaluation Associate; [email protected] ; tel: +44 (0)117 456 0650)

We recently launched our strategy  to 2030 tying together our mission, vision and values.

The University of Bristol aims to be a place where everyone feels able to be themselves and do their best in an inclusive working environment where all colleagues can thrive and reach their full potential. We want to attract, develop, and retain individuals with different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives – particularly people of colour, LGBT+ and disabled people – because diversity of people and ideas remains integral to our excellence as a global civic institution.

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Based in the Division of Research, Enterprise and Innovation, this role presents an exciting opportunity to work across the wider University, providing detailed insight into our research, enterprise and innovation portfolio. The provision of robust intelligence and management information (MI) about our research and impact is critically important for the delivery of our Vision and Strategy 2030 , supporting evidence-based decision-making and enabling compliance.

We are looking for someone who will act as a principal source of expertise, identifying, analysing, evaluating and presenting research and impact-related data, and providing project planning and management support for data-related initiatives.

Your initial priorities will include:

  • Providing robust MI and intelligence relating to research and impact, drawing on internal and external datasets, and benchmarking against peer institutions;
  • Developing data dashboards through which to present, interrogate and provide insights on trends and anomalies to the intended audience, using PowerBI and other tools;
  • Working with stakeholders and across organisational boundaries to identify new sources of data and intelligence, develop new processes for data collection, and explore opportunities for integrating data and reporting;
  • Informing the development and monitoring of a portfolio of key performance indicators (KPIs) for research, enterprise and innovation.

If you think the below describes you, we’d love to see your application.

  • You have a proven ability to analyse, interpret and visualise complex data and to communicate insights clearly to a range of stakeholders at all levels of seniority;
  • You have excellent organisation and project management skills and can progress work using initiative and judgement;
  • You have good inter-personal skills and the ability to work collaboratively across organisational boundaries;
  • You bring experience of providing MI within a large, complex organisation, and can demonstrate a broad understanding of the research and impact landscape.

We offer a hybrid working arrangement and a relocation package if you are planning a move to Bristol.  Further information on the many staff benefits we offer, including our generous holiday allowance and pension provision, and family-friendly policies, can be found at: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/staff-benefits/

For any informal enquiries please contact Jane Hallett, Head of Research Information and Evaluation; [email protected] ; tel: +44 (0)117 455 8265) or Chris Fussell, Research and Impact Evaluation Associate; [email protected] ; tel: +44 (0)117 456 0650)

We recently launched our strategy  to 2030 tying together our mission, vision and values.

The University of Bristol aims to be a place where everyone feels able to be themselves and do their best in an inclusive working environment where all colleagues can thrive and reach their full potential. We want to attract, develop, and retain individuals with different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives – particularly people of colour, LGBT+ and disabled people – because diversity of people and ideas remains integral to our excellence as a global civic institution.

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