Startup Incubator Manager

London (Greater) (GB)
(£)38017 to 44045 
Friday, 15 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 4 February 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Startup Incubator Manager

Reference Number  60020704
Location  Bunhill Row 
School / Service   The Business School (formerly Cass)
Department    Enterprise Education
Contract Duration   Permanent
Hours  Full-time
Salary Range (£)38017 to 44045  

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. 

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The City Launch Lab is City’s award winning co-working and incubation space for Startups. Situated in the heart of Tech City, between the two main campuses, The Business School (formerly Cass) and Northampton Square the Launch Lab provides up to 40 desk spaces, a large integrated event space and three dedicated meeting rooms. As well as providing space and facilities the Launch Lab runs a 3-month Launch programme, providing coaching, mentoring and support for startups to develop and succeed.

The Startup Incubator Manager leads on managing all operations, projects and strategy relating to the space and the Launch Lab community. The post holder is responsible for leading City Startup development and designing programmes that inspire and enable early stage startups.

The post holder will also lead on programme and community development ensuring that the City Launch Lab provides a fun and productive space that nurtures businesses and their staff to grow and scale.

Person Specification

  • Experience and knowledge of the startup environment and enterprise/ entrepreneurship education
  • A keen problem solver able to deliver excellent customer/ community service
  • Creative and innovative in their approach to project management and delivery
  • Proactive, driven and able to take the initiative to make things happen
  • An effective communicator who can deliver content (written, in person, present) with confidence
  • Has a good eye for detail and is able to interpret data to make decisions 

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 4th February 2021

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

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