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Engagement manger transformative open access arrangements 

adzuna-uk  |  United Kingdom  |  

United KingdomCity Of London
Information Technology/Computing
£42,500.00 per Annum
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Salary: from £42,500 per annum when working full time (35 hours a week) London weighting Contract: Fixed term/secondment 6-12 months, full time or part time Location: London, Bristol, Harwell or Manchester We're looking for amazing people to help us drive a digital revolution for the benefit of society.

About you We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they think they can't tick every box.

But we realise the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist.

If you're excited about working for us and can do most of what we are looking for, go ahead and apply.

You could be exactly what we need We're ideally looking for someone with: An understanding of transformative open access agreements, journal subscription agreements and open access publishing Experience of working within an institution in subscriptions, open access, research or scholarly communications A strong knowledge of funder policies for Open Access here in the UK and Plan S Excellent communication skills, including the ability to listen well and adapt your approach based on what you hear Confidence and the ability to articulate or present a compelling case About the role This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a new, fast paced and innovative area that has a direct impact on the future of open access and the achievement of Plan S and funder policies.

You will develop and increase your knowledge of transformative agreements by engaging at both the national and institutional level and gain insight into how the UK compares to other international consortia.

You'll work closely with cOAlition S and our members to help overcome any strategic and practical issues around the uptake and implementation of transformative open access agreements.

You'll be the subject matter expert, fully understand the policy landscape and communicate this clearly and with confidence.

This will include creating communication plans, attending meetings, preparing and delivering presentations and developing very strong relationships with senior leaders.

You will share your expertise internationally and support the transformation in other consortia.

Due to the flexible way we work and nature of the role, we will be able to consider various working patterns from 21-35 hours a week and will adapt the duration of the contract to reflect this.

This role would suit someone seeking a secondment.

About us We want a world where people learn, discover and thrive through access to technology.

No matter who they are or where they live.

We're a social enterprise, so every penny we create is reinvested in our core purpose.

We're a place where people make a difference to our members, feel valued and have fun.

Our values are our guiding principles.

They define how we work and help us to do what we do so well.

Our values are pride, passion, pace, trust, and teamwork.

Why work at Jisc We want to make sure our people have the flexibility they need to balance their personal lives and do well at work.

So, we focus on outputs rather than presenteeism and are open to a whole range of ways of working including flexible hours and working from home.

We're always learning and developing.

All our people have access to a huge variety of learning resources to help them achieve this.

Our benefits are great too: We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and 3 days Christmas closure) You have the option to join the generous USS pension scheme We provide discounts on IT equipment, a cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans We also offer generous parental leave arrangements, career breaks and volunteer leave Location This role can be based in London, Bristol, Harwell or Manchester.

Connecting with each other is a doddle, thanks to our technology, but getting face to face is something we value and find time for when we can, so you may need to travel on occasion.

Our main offices are in Bristol, Harwell, London and Manchester.

Other stuff you need to know At Jisc we celebrate diversity and know that it's critical for our success.

We work hard to make sure were inclusive.

So, if you are great at what you do and share our values, we want to hear from you.

If you need any adjustments made to the application or selection process so you can do your best, let us know.

We will be happy to help.

We review CV's as we receive them and interview as soon as we receive good applications.

We don't use closing dates.

So, please apply as soon as possible to avoiding missing out on this role.

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