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Research Manager

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
£34,736 to £42,019 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £45,212 pa inclusive
Expiry Date
The Department of Management provides a world class environment for multidisciplinary research on management issues as well as a deep insight into the functioning of the global business environment

Job Description

Our objective is to be the premier management department in Europe and one of the top departments in the world in both teaching and research.


We are the largest department in the School, with over 70 faculty, 50 Professional Services staff (PSS), and associated guest lecturers and teachers. The Department has over 350 UG students, 800 MSc students, 30 PhD students and 150 Executive students. More information about our programmes is available at:


The Department of Management is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, efficient and hardworking individual to work as part of our fast paced administrative team. The post holder will be based in the Department’s Faculty Affairs and Research Operations team


You will be involved in the coordination of the Departments’ Research Excellence Framework (REF) submission and oversee the Department’s PhD programme. You will be responsible for supporting the coordination and resourcing of the Department’s research environment as well as overseeing the externally funded post award research projects.  You will manage the governance, ethics and deadlines for all pre-award grant submissions in liaison with the LSE Research Division, and help identify research funding opportunities for department faculty members.


Relevant work experience, excellent communication, organisation and problem-solving skills are essential. You should also have the proven ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with a range of colleagues.


In addition to a good salary we offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification linked to in the advert on the LSE website.


To apply for this post, please go to and select “Professional Services Careers”. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:

Informal enquiries about this post should be directed to Imran Iqbal

Applications must be received by 23:59 on Sunday 22nd July 2018. Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. 


Interviews for this post will be held on Thursday 9th August 2018.