Business Engagement Officer
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 21/02/2019
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Services
Division : Research & Business Engagement Support Services
Hours Per week : Full Time
We are seeking to recruit a Business Engagement Officer to support the development of interactions between the University (Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health) and Industry. Duties will include: - supporting colleagues in generating income and research opportunities with industry, supporting the development of relationships with partner organisations, provide support and advice to Faculty researchers on industrial interactions and to promote the resources and expertise of the Faculty to external organisations.
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject and have proven successful experience in business engagement, relationship building and project management. You should have an understanding of higher education and academic administration, knowledge of the interface between higher education and research sponsors (particularly industry), along with knowledge of research funding mechanisms. You will also have strong communication, organisation, influencing and interpersonal skills.
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies
Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Saq Rasul
Tel: External: 0161 3063986, Internal 60637
Tel: 0161 275 4499
Tel: 0161 850 2004
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date