Consumer Data Research Centre
 

Join our team: Consumer Data Research Centre Manager – Closed

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) at the University of Leeds.

As Manager of the Centre, you will work closely alongside the 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 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.

The CDRC is an integral stakeholder within the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA), which currently hosts 36 major programmes with research funding in the order of £50 million. You will represent the Centre through interactions with LIDA Senior Management and at stakeholder functions around the university and externally. Other responsibilities include liaising closely with partners at UCL and the University of Liverpool to ensure the harmonisation of the Centre’s data services. Some travel may be required.

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