Making your research accessible

INASP seek new Senior Programme Manager

By 21 February 2013

INASP are looking for a Senior Programme Manager to lead the Research Access and Availability programme and manage the responsible handover of e-resource negotiations and library training to local ownership and management. The specific details are as follows:

The role

Reporting to the Director of Programmes, and working closely with other INASP teams you will:

  • Lead and pull together strategic thinking across a small team of programme staff responsible for INASPs information access, use, and library training programmes
  • Ensure delivery of current programme commitments and develop a longer-term vision to extend the scope of the programme
  • Ensure that handover of responsibility for e-resource management, negotiations and library training to local ownership receives the maximum buy-in from local and international stakeholders

Document Senior Programme Manager: Job description (152kb)

This is an ideal opportunity to join a high performing organisation and make a real difference to the future of research capacity in developing countries.

This role is fulltime, based in our Oxford office and the salary range is between £46,000 and £51,000.

What INASP are looking for

  • A strong leader able to get the best from a team of experienced professionals
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Experience of programme design, fundraising and reporting to donors

Please note: you must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Applications should be made by email and should include:

  1. A full CV
  2. A personal statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining how you meet the essential and desirable criteria outlined in the job description and what you would bring to the role.
  3. A statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your views of the challenges of handing over responsibility for resourcing and management of e-resources and library training to local partners.

These three documents should be sent as email attachments to Eileen Kennedy using the following naming convention:

  • Surname-firstname-cv.file extension (e.g. blogs-jane-cv.pdf)
  • Surname-firstname-statement.file extension (e.g. blogs-jane-statement.pdf)
  • Surname-firstname-task.file extension (e.g. blogs-jane-challenges.pdf)

The closing date for applications is 9am 18 March 2013.

First interviews will be conducted on April 3, 2013 in central Oxford. Successful candidates selected for interview will be notified and sent interview details including advance preparation requirements.

Please note INASP will not accept applications through agencies.

About INASP

INASP is an international development organisation working with a global network of partners to improve access, production and use of research information and knowledge in developing countries. In April 2013, we will start a new phase of our flagship Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information.

INASP is a UK registered charity, established in 1992 and funded by a range of government and institutional donors.  We have 18 staff based in our Oxford and London offices.

INASP is a UK registered charity, established in 1992 and funded by a range of government and institutional donors.  We have 18 staff based in our Oxford and London offices.