3x Business Engagement Manager

United Kingdom
Aug 08, 2018
Sep 03, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Research and Innovation Services is now recruiting a number of Business Engagement Manager posts to support research community with the development and delivery of new partnerships and research collaborations with both existing and new business partners, seeking to maximise joint value across research, education and enterprise.  These posts are contributing to a new Knowledge Exchange function in the Technology Transfer and Impact Programmes team. Whilst the posts are initially fixed term there is significant potential for extension subject to University securing renewal of funding. 

You will be driving a wide-ranging portfolio of projects designed to deliver the University’s research and enterprise strategy and maximise interactions between the University and business partners particularly SMEs. Commercially astute and technologically aware, you will work with world-class researchers and global partners to help shape the relationships, secure the funding, and develop strong mutually beneficial partnerships.  You will engage with world leaders in research and industry and project manage a significant portfolio of opportunities with multiple business partners. 

You will have strong commercial flair and excellent communication skills, be well-organised with the ability to multi-task and to work well as part of a virtual team. You will be a self-starter and enjoy the challenge of making things happen in a fast-moving environment.  If you have a skill level equivalent to achievement of a professional qualification or postgraduate degree (preferably in science/engineering/social science or similar) qualification with a proven track record of networking and building strong partnerships then we would like to hear from you.   

For an informal discussion, please contact Rachel Tucker, Departmental Coordinator + 44 (0) 23 8059 3095 email depcoord@southampton.ac.uk


Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Rosie McPhail (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1044818TW on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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