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Knowledge Exchange Development Manager

Docklands, United Kingdom
£44,577 to £49,641 Starting from £44,577 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Docklands Campus

£44,577 to £49,641 Starting from £44,577 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Post Type
Full Time

Post Type

Closing Date
Monday 03 June 2024


The University of East London

The University of East London (UEL) is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Founded in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the Industrial Revolution, our pioneering and forward-thinking Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential. We are committed to driving diversity in the talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found, and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

About the Job

We are seeking to appoint a Knowledge Exchange Development Manager to join the Research and Development Support (ReDS) Team within the Office for Postgraduates, Research and Engagement (OPRE) to provide high quality support for our research community with a focus on the development, submission, and set up of innovation and knowledge exchange grants. As part of a supportive and forward-thinking team, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share a passion for creating positive change. Working closely with the Research Development Managers within ReDS, academics and Directors of Impact and Innovation across a broad range of disciplines, you will target support effectively as we deliver our Vision 2028 ambition to grow research and knowledge exchange income to increase the economic, social, and cultural impact of our activities to the communities we serve.

About You

You will bring experience of successfully providing specialist advice and support to researchers for the development of externally funded projects, particularly from Innovate UK and KTPs, at a UK HEI. With detailed knowledge of UK funding schemes, and experience of researching and assessing funding mechanisms and sponsors, you will also have experience of working with colleagues and external stakeholders to develop projects and appropriately costed budgets.

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 committed to success, we want you to apply today!

Benefits Package

Further details regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Paul Reay, Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange Development, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted, and CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

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.


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