Institute Manager MICRA University of Manchester, Humanities United Kingdom

Institute Manager MICRA

Job Reference : HUM-11935

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing Date : 29/05/2018

Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum

Employment Type : Fixed Term

Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities

Division :

Hours Per week : full time

Contract Duration : available asap until 31 May 2019

This is an opportunity to ensure the smooth running of MICRA, the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing. MICRA is the focal point for ageing research at the University of Manchester, a virtual research institute operating across all faculties and based in School of Social Sciences.


You will be responsible for working with the MICRA Directors in the development and delivery of the Institute’s strategy to establish the University as the leading UK interdisciplinary centre for research on ageing, and one of the leading centres in the world.


You will have excellent written communication skills, with extensive experience of managing and instigating all aspects of marketing and communications activities.


You will have highly developed interpersonal skills, significant experience of building successful relationships with internal and external stakeholders and the ability to create opportunities consistent with MICRA’s goals.


You will have the ability to manage projects, to think strategically and set objectives and priorities, including the planning and use of resources to support the development and implementation of the business plan.


You must have a proactive, enthusiastic, customer-focused and results-oriented approach.


The post is available as soon as possible until May 31st 2019, to cover the secondment of the current Institute Manager in the first instance, but with the possibility of extension to July 31st 2021.


As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.


Interviews to be held on 18 June 2018


Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Debora Price, Professor of Social Gerontology



General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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