Person specification



The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate evidence of the following skills, capabilities and experience: 

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

How identified
and assessed*

*For ‘How identified and assessed’:    AP = application,  AS = assessment,  = interview,  = presentation,  = references
Education / Qualification and Training
PhD in relevant area of Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics
API
In-depth understanding of own research to enable innovation and understanding
API
Knowledge / Skills
Ability to lead, inspire and mentor staff
API
Ability to contribute to academic planning and strategic development
API
An understanding of issues facing the UK higher education sector, notably in relation to areas of growth and investment
API
Ability to lead complex and high-value projects, engaging effectively with key stakeholders and partners 
API
Ability to develop and coach others to work together and across boundaries
API
Experience
Experience of university governance processes and academic administration
API
Experience of working across a range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure key project deliverables on time and budget
API
Experience of finding and securing funding from across diverse sources
API
Personal Characteristics / Other Requirements
Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing)
API
Ability to manage and interact with staff and students at all levels
API
Ability and willingness to work effectively on personal initiative as well as in a team
API
Ability to organise work to meet demands of research, education and administration
API
A team player, with the ability to work with and to support others, when necessary
API
Committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion
API