Business Development Officer - Aerospace

Recruiter
University of Nottingham
Location
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
Salary
£29,301 to £38,183 per annum
Posted
31 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
02 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Officer - Aerospace

Engineering
Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £29,301 to £38,183 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 02 May 2017
Reference:  ENG082717


Applications are invited for the above post to work for the Institute for Aerospace Technology based in the Aerospace Technology Centre, on the University Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus. The applicant will support the delivery of a business engagement programme to reach out and engage industry and enable it to access our research base, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a supply chain community with the aim of assisting regional businesses to access and trial state-of-the-art facilities, providing industrial support and developing new collaborations as part of the Enabling Innovation project. They will also support the inclusion of this community in larger research initiatives.

Candidates should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have experience in a research development or a business development role. In addition, candidates should have a proven record in developing relationships founded on strong communication skills and a can do attitude.

A knowledge of the aerospace sector would also be desirable.

This full-time post is fixed-term for a period of 24 months and is open to job share.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Hitendra Hirani, tel: 0115 9513988 or email Hitendra.hirani@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.