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iTEK Senior Project Officer

Surrey, United Kingdom
£18,012 to £18,550 per annum pro rata (0.5 FTE)
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Research and Innovation Office

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £18,012 to £18,550 per annum pro rata (0.5 FTE)
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 16 June 2024
Reference:  022424

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. We are ambitious and have a bold vision - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world - which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee. We are seeking a highly proactive iTEK Senior Project Officer to join Student Enterprise within our Innovation & Impact team.

About the role

The Innovation & Impact team form part of the Research, Innovation, and Impact (RII) division. The division supports the research, innovation, and impact activity across the University. The role of iTEK Senior Project Officer reports to the Student Enterprise Manager within the Innovation & Impact Team. Tasked with managing the successful delivery of the iTEK programme, the iTEK Senior Project Officer will promote the new intrapreneurial pathway to students, attracting, recruiting and supporting students through the iTEK programme. They will proactively identify small and medium sized organisations to provide innovation challenges, building relationships, scoping knowledge exchange projects, and supporting project execution. 

About you

We are looking for someone who can communicate effectively with researchers, business partners and students, and provide advice and guidance. You will be experienced in programme management and project delivery. Tasks will include helping business partners to create a project brief which fits the iTEK objectives and matches up with the embedded course modules, matching and placing students to projects, controlling programme documentation, finance, contracts, and administrative process requirements. 

How to apply

To apply please submit a full CV and cover letter explaining your suitability for the role in no more than two pages. You should include specific detail about how you meet the essential criteria stated in the person specification, including core competencies.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Kate Bray via

Further details:    Job Description    

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.


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