I am a Senior Research Development Officer at the University of Sussex, leading a team of Research Development Officers and Administrators, supporting an interdisciplinary mix of Schools at Sussex. I joined Sussex in 2008 as a Business Development Manager, before the merger of the Research and Business Development teams in 2012. I come from a business, technical and academic background. I graduated in Chemistry from University College London and stayed on to complete a PhD before leaving to start my working life in a small scientific computing company. From there, I joined a large multi-national organisation, gaining over 8 years’ experience in IT development and project management. This led directly to an Associate Lecturer position at the School of Management, University of Surrey, specialising in e-business strategy, project and information management. From there, I re-joined the multi-national, branching out into data modelling, as well as change and communications management.
In response to changes made across a number of UEA’s administrative services back in 2010, the decision was made to integrate seven groups into one University wide research and enterprise service providing a one-stop shop. This session is designed to explain that structure, how it works in practice, the benefits and the areas we need …
|Theme:||Service Organisation and Delivery|
|Speakers:||Rachael Mold, Dr Deborah McGuchan|