Knowledge Exchange Co-ordinator

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£25,110 to £28,763 per annum, with potential progression up to £35,951 per annum
15 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term

School/Department Research & Innovation
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 Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period 1 Year
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £25,110 to £28,763 per annum, with potential progression up to £35,951 per annum
Apply by 31/10/2021

Role Description 

The University is supported by a wide range of professional services. The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) supports researchers in working together to achieve excellence and impact in delivering the University’s vision for research and innovation.

About the Role

The Knowledge Exchange Co-ordinator will report to the Knowledge Exchange Relationship Facilitator under the overall direction of the Head of Research Excellence in the RIO. You will work alongside and closely with the Knowledge Exchange team and will be responsible for supporting knowledge exchange post-award management, together with administrative support for knowledge exchange activities with a particular focus on Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs).

About You

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent professional experience).  Experience in a role which required the ability to build relationships internally and externally to the organisation is essential. You will be able to multitask with a large number of ongoing projects at different stages as well as demonstrate organisational and time-management skills working efficiently to strict deadlines.  A high level of professionalism alongside excellent administrative and written skills are required for this post.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

The Research and Innovation Office facilitates high-quality academic research through leading the development of research strategy and policy, ensuring compliance with research governance requirements, supporting researchers to access funding and form new collaborations, engaging with the development of research information systems and advising on the contracting process. Find out more about our work here

Our Values and Commitments

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. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Dr. Sandra Messenger, Knowledge Exchange Manager on (E)

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 3774.

Closing date for receipt of applications:   31 October 2021

Interviews to be held: 18 November 2021