Task 6 A 2- Quantitative and qualitative analysis of EU funding and organisational participation

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Subtasks

Subtask 1 - Gathering and summarising National data

Subtask 2 - Gathering and summarising organisational Success Rates

Subtask 3 - Reporting on internal/organisational performance

Related skills and competences

Description of the Task

  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of EU funding and organisational participation
  • Gathering and summarising National data
  • Gathering and summarising organisational Success Rates
  • Reporting on internal/organisational performance
  • Taking initiative on towards university management on policy and strategy

Skills

Key Skills required to be able to effectively complete the task

  • Accuracy - attention to detail
  • Accuracy - checking data
  • Administrative - minute meetings
  • Administrative - writing reports, taking minutes
  • Analytical - ability to interrogate systems and software and identify problems
  • Analytical - analysing results and identifying improvements
  • Analytical - areas for improvement
  • Analytical - benchmarking, devising strategy
  • Analytical - collect and interpret complex information
  • Analytical - developing and monitoring systems
  • Analytical - funders' guidelines
  • Analytical - identifying gaps in data, providing management information
  • Analytical - identifying key information issues, monitoring performance.
  • Analytical - identifying processes, good practice, modelling
  • Analytical - identifying ways of improving performance
  • Analytical - interpret complex information
  • Analytical - matching opportunities to institutional priorities, identifying need for PoC/development
  • Analytical - monitoring cost-effectiveness, impact of internal/external changes
  • Analytical - recommending policy direction
  • Analytical - reviewing policies/systems
  • Analytical -understanding the impact of the contract on the institution
  • Analytical evaluating previous performance
  • Analytical- making evidence-based decisions, developing appropriate systems
  • Analytical- managing quality assurance issues
  • Assertiveness - dealing with difficult people
  • Assertiveness - objectively balancing the needs of the funder, institution, researcher and partners
  • Change Management - developing new processes / approaches
  • Communication - briefing colleagues, producing specifications for new systems
  • Communication - commissioning systems, communicating policies
  • Communication - conveying information clearly, presentation, drafting consultation responses
  • Communication - documenting systems and processes
  • Communication - drafting maps, communicating project outcomes
  • Communication - drafting policy, contributing to consultations
  • Communication - drafting policy, presenting internally and externally, preparing specifications for new systems
  • Communication - external and internal report writing
  • Communication - internally and externally, drafting policy etc.
  • Communication - preparing and delivering written/verbal briefings
  • Communication - preparing written/verbal briefings, conveying information clearly
  • Communication - presenting information to the senior management team
  • Communication - presenting opportunities to thesenior management team
  • Communication - producing reports
  • Communication - promoting initiatives, contributing to consultations etc.
  • Communication - raising awareness of policies and processes
  • Communication - report writing, conveying information clearly, presentation
  • Communication - summary of/response to feedback
  • Communication - verbal and written
  • Communication - writing and promoting policy
  • Communication - writing/communicating clear specifications
  • Communication - writing/communicating clear specifications, policies and consultation responses
  • Communication - written and spoken
  • Communication - written reports and verbal briefings
  • Communication -contributing to networks and promoting KE/KT
  • Communication -document and describe systems, roles & responsibilities , problems and changing requirements to institutional staff and external parties
  • Communication -use of language in different contexts, reporting and presentation skills etc.
  • Communication- presenting ideas to the senior management team
  • Creativity - developing new initiatives
  • Creativity - developing policy
  • Creativity - developing systems and processes
  • Creativity - finding solutions
  • Decision Making - research and knowledge exchange priorities
  • Horizon scanning - identify the relevance and impact of potential solutions and good practice from internal and external sources
  • Horizon Scanning - identifying changes that might impact on the institution
  • Horizon Scanning - monitoring external developments and assessing their impact on the institution
  • Horizon Scanning - monitoring the external environment for changes that might impact on the institution
  • Influencing - ability to influence institutional staff and processes to ensure project finance requirements are met
  • Influencing - contributing to national policy developments
  • Influencing - ensuring compliance
  • Influencing - gaining agreement on responsibilities
  • Influencing - including 'managing upwards', and sideways
  • Influencing - persuasive writing and presentation
  • Influencing - presenting ideas to the senior management team
  • Information management - keeping 'up to date'
  • Information Management - maintaining records
  • Information Management - sorting and disseminating
  • Information Management - storing data
  • Information Search - identifying funding trends
  • Information search - keeping 'up to date'
  • Interpersonal - building relationships
  • Interpersonal - building relationships, building culture
  • Interpersonal - building relationships, listening to colleagues
  • Interpersonal - identifying relevant information, providing constructive feedback
  • Interpersonal - liaising with academic and administrative staff
  • Interpersonal - liaison with key staff
  • Interpersonal - liaison with key staff, understand the needs of others
  • Interpersonal - listening and explaining
  • Interpersonal - listening and explaining, relationship building
  • Interpersonal - listening and questioning
  • Interpersonal - listening to needs, building relationships
  • Interpersonal - listening to suggestions and feedback
  • Interpersonal - listening to views and adapting responses
  • Interpersonal - listening to views of colleagues
  • Interpersonal - listening/asking questions
  • Interpersonal - managing relationships with colleagues
  • Interpersonal - relationship building
  • Interpersonal - seeking and verifying information, managing relationships.
  • Interpersonal - understanding/responding to other viewpoint
  • Interpersonal - working with colleagues
  • Interpersonal listening, building relationships, giving constructive feedback
  • Interpersonal- building relationships
  • IT - capturing and recording data
  • IT - database
  • IT - Powerpoint, Outlook, Excel
  • IT - producing graphs, spread sheets, recording outputs, Open Access
  • Networking - benchmarking against other institutions
  • Networking - building relationships
  • Networking - building relationships/liaising with
  • Networking - internal and external
  • Networking - sharing good practice
  • Networking - to identify and share best practice
  • Networking -internally/externally with other key leaders
  • Networking- sharing ideas and good practice
  • Problem Solving
  • Problem Solving - ability to identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Problem Solving - dealing with inconsistencies
  • Problem Solving - developing procedures
  • Problem Solving - identifying and addressing issues
  • Self Management -time management planning skills
  • Strategic -formulating policy direction

Competencies

Key Competencies required to be able to effectively complete the task

Competence Detailed description
Analyzing research data Continuously collect correct and relevant data to produce reports
Contributing to research policy and strategy Support the implementation of research policy and strategy and gather intelligence to help develop research policy and strategy
International research landscape Make recommendations in institutional acts, strategies and regulations making process to ensure compliance with international ones
Information dissemination Develop systems and processes to collect and disseminate information; disseminate information

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.

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