Business Innovation Manager

Docklands, United Kingdom
£43,531 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
26 May 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: starting from £43,531 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 06 June 2023
Interview Date: Wednesday 21 June 2023
Reference: PS122S2023

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives though education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

A central feature of the Careers 1st approach established in Vision 2028, the primary function of The Talent Gateway is to provide the central commercial externally focused professional business development and key account management function for the university.

About the Job

The Business Innovation Manager post is being created to work with the senior management team of the Careers and Enterprise portfolio to inform, shape and develop the facilitating and transformational projects associated with the portfolio and to project manage their delivery at pace.

In addition to project managing a series of business critical projects, the role will involve researching and writing papers for the Board of Governors, Academic Board, University Management Board and University Executive Board to inform understanding and to set out proposed actions, drafting institutional strategy documents, national consultation responses, bids, speeches and presentations for senior members of staff for both internal and external audiences.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (inc 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and commit to success, we want you to apply today!

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.