Senior Portfolio Manager – International

BBSRC is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Portfolio Manager-International to join our Research Strategy and Programmes, International Relations Unit. Our aim is to ensure that the UK remains a world leader in the biosciences, and that academic research, industrial R&D and the UK economy benefit from the increasing scientific activity across the globe. We promote international links at the policy level and between researchers, and we work in collaboration with Councils in UKRI and other UK stakeholders in many of our international activities.

You will liaise directly with a wide range of key stakeholders in the UK and overseas to manage strategic partnerships across research-intensive countries; ensure UKRI-BBSRC’s representation in international programmes; and foster new opportunities for international engagement that meet UKRI-BBSRC’s priorities.

We particularly welcome interest from applicants who have a breadth of understanding of biosciences and knowledge/experience relevant to international research collaboration.

This role is aimed mostly at postdoctoral level candidates, though particularly well placed PhD graduate might want to apply This is the most senior grade that does not by default include team leadership.

Salary: £39,748

Closing date: 30/05/2021

Further information can be found here.