ASTON UNIVERSITY

Business Engagement Manager

Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,199 to £37,345 per annum
Posted
05 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Jan 2019
Ref
R180565
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Engineering & Applied Science

Location:      Aston University Main Campus
Salary:      £33,199 to £37,345 per annum
Grade:      Grade 08
Contract Type:      Fixed Term (until 30 September 2021)
Basis:      Full Time
Closing Date:      23.59 hours GMT on Friday 18 January 2019
Interview Date:      Friday 25 January 2019

The Aston Logistics and Systems Institute is seeking to appoint a Business Engagement Manager to support the delivery of a project called: “Repowering the creation and extension of UK-centric supply chains” in the GCGP LEP. The post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

The project will help companies in the food and associated manufacturing sectors to map, assess and improve the capabilities of their supply chains with the view to grow and to maximise UK content.

You will be working with colleagues with expertise in a range of supply chain domains (including procurement, logistics and production/manufacturing operations). This is an opportunity to become a member of a vibrant team with a successful track record. It is a particularly exciting time as the group is extending its business support and research activities in a number of areas, including supporting the food and associated manufacturing sectors.

The Business Engagement Manager for the GCGP LEP has a crucial role in engaging businesses onto the project. He/she will also deliver diagnostic support and work with the Lead and Senior Academics to deliver advice to beneficiaries from The GCGP LEP. The project will also deliver a number of workshops to assist businesses to consider strategies to improve maturity of companies’ supply chains. This post is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

You should have a University degree and/or have equivalent industrial experience/ qualifications, proven business engagement and administration experience, excellent verbal and written communication abilities, and well-developed interpersonal and team-working skills

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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