PCT Network Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7219868 (Ref.No. AHCDE1274)
Posted: February 22, 2024

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging and varied role which enables you to work across a diverse range of activities and with a variety of people? Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge with a good understanding of fashion and textiles including current challenges facing the sector? Are you a problem solver and a decision maker, able to contribute to a wide range of tasks both operational and strategic? Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders? 

The Programme Coordination Team (PCT) is being convened by the University of Leeds, representing the three fashion and textile sub-networks who have recently been awarded funding through the UKRI Circular Fashion and Textile Programme: Network Plus. The PCT team will coordinate activity and provide connective support across all three sub-networks. Based within the LITAC Operational Team at the University of Leeds the role of PCT Network Manager will report to the PCT Convenor Prof. Stephen Russell and the PCT Strategic Advisory Board.

You will line manage the PCT Communications and Events Officer and PCT Administrator and work closely with the three sub-network Network Coordinators and other members of the LITAC Operational Management team. The role is line managed by LITAC’s Associate Director. You will assist with the effective delivery of the Programme Coordination Team’s vision and remit ensuring that all three sub-networks operate synergistically and activity is efficiently coordinated across sub-networks and effectively augmented by stand-alone PCT initiatives. You will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with different stakeholders.

You will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, or equivalent track record of high quality research publications, and excellent organisational skills and experience.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Mrs Susan Rainton

Associate Director, LITAC

Email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Design
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £37,099 to £44,263 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 31 October 2025 to complete a specific task or time limited work)
Release Date:  Wednesday 21 February 2024
Closing Date:  Wednesday 06 March 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  AHCDE1274


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