Business Development Manager
We are seeking to appoint a talented and highly motivated Business Development Manager to join the Consumer Data Research Centre, to be based at the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics.
You will provide a vital bridge between the Centre and the business sector, maintaining relationships with data providers and encouraging new data partners to work with the Centre. In this capacity, you will carry significant responsibility for building the Centre’s business and data portfolio upon which the Centre’s core services depend. You will also be responsible for working alongside professional service teams at the University of Leeds to articulate and execute the legal agreements and data sharing agreements which underpin consumer data operations.
You will work directly with the Centre’s Director and Deputy Director on implementing the Centre’s data acquisition strategy and work closely with the Centre’s Public Engagement and Communications Officer to ensure that the Centre achieves impact.
You will be educated to degree level and have experience in business engagement, preferably working with commercial organisations. You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills and be comfortable working with minimal supervision and as a part of a team. A knowledge of the Big Data agenda and its impact on organisations in commerce and the public sector, as well as academia, would be considered desirable.
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Research Fellow Opportunity – Population Analytics for Mobility and Health
We are seeking to appoint a talented and highly motivated post-doctoral researcher to join the Consumer Data Research Centre, to be based at the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics.
This role bridges two of the key research themes within the CDRC – mobility and healthy lifestyles. Working with project investigators and multidisciplinary colleagues, you will develop approaches to the analysis of population movements and healthy lifestyle behaviours, at a variety of spatial and temporal scales. Using novel research datasets acquired by the CDRC, you will generate innovative research methods and results.
You will have (or be very close to obtaining) a PhD in Geography or other Quantitative Social Science discipline and be able to demonstrate a combination of enthusiasm and expertise in spatial data analysis. You will have an emerging track record in the publication of scholarly articles in peer-reviewed publications, combined with excellent all round skills as an independent researcher.