Corporate Partnerships Officer

Southampton, United Kingdom
£31,406 to £38,587
20 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Corporate Partnerships

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 January 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1482721TW-R

The University is proud of the impact of its research, with our researchers tackling some of society’s most pressing challenges. We work in partnership with industry across a broad range of collaborations, enabling the translation of research outputs into policies, products and services of benefit to business and society.  

Research and Innovation Services is now recruiting a Corporate Partnerships Officer to support the Corporate Partnerships team in the development and ongoing management of a portfolio of strategic business relationships.

As a key member of the Corporate Partnerships Team, you will work with colleagues to support the definition and delivery of corporate relationships through provision of management intelligence, capability mapping, market analysis and coordination of relationships. You will develop a broad understanding of the portfolio of partners and help to develop and implement relationship strategies. Through the identification of University capability relevant to partners’ requirements and maintaining an awareness of funding opportunities you will support the Partnership Managers to increase research income. 

Commercially astute and technologically aware, you will work with world-class researchers and partners to help shape relationships, secure funding, and develop strong mutually beneficial partnerships.  With excellent communication skills, commercial flair and attention to detail, you will be well-organised with the ability to multi-task and work well as part of a dedicated team. 

You will be a self-starter and enjoy the challenge of making things happen in a fast-moving environment.  If you have the relevant expertise and experience with a keen interest to support impactful industry engagement and a proven track record of networking and building strong partnerships, then we would like to hear from you.   

For an informal discussion, please contact: Chris Lord, Head of Corporate Partnerships; email

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456 or email  Please quote reference 1482721TW-R on all correspondence.