Task 5 A 1- Gathering non-public information

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Subtasks

Subtask 1 - Networking with government

Subtask 2 - Networking with Legal Entity department

Subtask 3 - Networking with NCP

Related skills and competences

Description of the Task

  • Networking with government
  • Networking with Legal Entity department
  • Networking with NCP
  • Build "intelligence" and gather relevant funding information and future trends

Skills

Key Skills required to be able to effectively complete the task

  • Administrative - logging and processing the contract
  • Administrative - scheduling appointments, minuting meetings
  • Analytical - assessing funding eligibility, reviewing drafts
  • Analytical - identifying ways of improving performance
  • Analytical - process design and delivery, designing measurement systems
  • Analytical - recommending policy direction
  • Analytical- making evidence-based decisions, developing appropriate systems
  • Communication - conveying information clearly, presentation, drafting consultation responses
  • Communication - drafting policy, contributing to consultations
  • Communication - preparing and delivering written/verbal briefings
  • Communication - producing reference material
  • Communication - promoting initiatives, contributing to consultations etc.
  • Communication - report writing, conveying information clearly, presentation
  • Communication - written reports and verbal briefings
  • Communication with funders, researchers and partners
  • Communication- presenting ideas to the senior management team
  • Creativity - developing new initiatives
  • Creativity - developing policy
  • Creativity - developing potential models and systems
  • Influencing - ability to influence institutional staff and processes to ensure project finance requirements are met
  • Influencing - contributing to national policy developments
  • Influencing - supporting colleagues to make changes
  • Interpersonal - liaising with academic and administrative staff
  • Interpersonal - listening to views and adapting responses
  • Interpersonal - listening/asking questions
  • Networking - building, maintaining and utilizing professional contacts
  • Networking - sharing good practice
  • Networking - to identify good practice and opportunities for cross-disciplinary/ cross- institutional working
  • Training and development - facilitation, coaching and mentoring, course design


Competencies

Key Competencies required to be able to effectively complete the task

Competence Detailed description
International research landscape Monitor and provide information to researchers and management/leadership level of international (EU) research act, strategies and regulations
Information dissemination Collect and disseminate information (funding opportunities, changes in research regulations etc) to relevant target groups inside and outside the institution
Information dissemination Networking with national, international and regional relevant stakeholders (e.g. government, policy makers, funding bodies
Sponsor management Identifying opportunities and brokering relationships with sponsors
Regional research landscape Make recommendations in institutional acts, strategies and regulations making process to ensure compliance with national and regional ones
International research landscape Make recommendations in institutional acts, strategies and regulations making process to ensure compliance with international ones
Regional research landscape Develop research strategy in relation to regional strategies to maximise research funding and quality
International research landscape Develop research strategy in relation to international strategies to maximise research funding and quality

Related content from BESTPRAC

Listed below are best practices (presentations, FAQs, etc.) shared during the BESTPRAC meetings, as well as external resources relevant for this task.
A given resource can be relevant for more than one task. For a list containing all documents (without task links) see here.

Ethics

Proposal writing

Miscellaneous