Research Information Analyst

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Created: July 12, 2013


The Role

The Research Information analyst is a new role within Research Services to support the implementation of the Kent Research Information Management System On-line (KRIMSOn). This is a fixed term 1 year position. The University is in the final stages of selecting a supplier for this system and the Research Information Analyst will participate in the development of the ‘To Be’ process model and be responsible for end user configuration of the selected system and the training plan.

This role will ideally suit someone with a systems analysis background who has experience in software package configuration. The person must be comfortable in liaising with users at all levels as well as developing and implementing training plans. The post holder reports directly to the Research Information Project Manager.

The Person

Educated to degree level or equivalent and with previous employment in a system analysis role, the successful candidate will have experience of corporate information system development projects.

Previous experience of working with senior organisation stakeholders and experience in communicating business requirements to technical staff are essential as is previous experience in training users on new corporate information systems.

Research Services

Research is at the heart of the University’s mission. Since the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in 2001, it has invested significant resources to ensure a continued growth in internationally-recognised work. Research income is a key facilitator of good research, and the University has made a priority of increasing the value of new research grants and contracts.

The principal purpose of Research Services is to promote and manage externally-funded research grants and contracts. In this capacity it is also responsible for shaping and implementing the University’s full economic costing (fEC) methodology. It also oversees the University’s research ethics controls, its compliance with the Department of Health’s Research Governance Framework, and its preparations for the Research Excellence Framework (REF). And it provides the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, and the Deans of the Faculties with policy guidance and support.

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Further Information

Start date for applications: 12th July 2013

Closing date for applications: 2nd August 2013

Interviews are to be held: 9th August 2013

How to apply - for this type of position you will be required to complete the on line application process. Please note we do not accept CVs for this post. Please click the "Apply" button below.
If you require further information regarding the post or application process please contact Cassy Fry on
Please note applications must be made via the University website - details sent directly via email cannot be considered.


Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 21:28 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:45 UTC