School/Department School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £54,003 to £60,192 per annum with potential progression to £75,238 per annum
Apply by 03/10/2021
Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.
The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM) is a leading provider of postgraduate level engineering education, research and technology support to individuals and organisations. At the forefront of aerospace, manufacturing and transport systems technology and management for over 70 years, we deliver multi-disciplinary solutions to the complex challenges facing industry.
Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Each of our four values are supported by a high-level statement and framework to guide the way we behave and shape our decisions, to find out more please visit our website: https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/about/about
About the Role
We are looking for a highly capable Development Manager for the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing.
Reporting directly to Professor Iain Gray, Director of the Aerospace Theme in the School but with a brief of supporting the School more broadly, the post-holder will play an important leadership role in business development, with direct responsibility for growing the level of industrial, academic and government participation with Cranfield, nationally and internationally across a range of industry sectors. The Development Manager will also have responsibility for managing key stakeholder relationships with companies who will benefit from wider engagement with the University (for example, Boeing). A particular aspect of this role is to support the Boeing relationship with the Integrated Vehicle Health Management Centre and the Boeing ‘Working Together’ Collaboration Agreement with the University.
The Development Manager will also have responsibility for managing key stakeholder relationships with companies who will benefit from wider engagement with the University.
The successful candidate will hold a Master’s level qualification in a relevant discipline or possess equivalent significant experience in a relevant field and senior role. They will also have a proven track record of securing / growing new business in a relevant domain. Technical awareness in relevant engineering disciplines or closely allied scientific background will also be required.
In return, the successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key position, and to support world leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment
Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here. We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential.
Diversity and Inclusion
Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.
To further demonstrate our commitment to progressing gender diversity in STEM, we are members of WES & Working Families, and sponsors of International Women in Engineering Day.
We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.
How to apply
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Iain Gray, Director of Aerospace on E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: email@example.com Please quote reference number 3746.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 3 October 2021