Business Partnership Officer (Productivity Escalator)

    Business Partnership Officer (Productivity Escalator)

  • Luton
  • Permanent

Job reference: BEDS1956

Application closing date: 01/08/2021

Location: Luton

Salary: Grade 7; £34,803 per annum 

Contract: Full Time, Fixed Term until 30 June 2023 

The University is committed to growth in income and diversification of its income stream. This includes the development of its range of innovation and enterprise related products, programmes and services. The Innovation & Enterprise Service plays a central role in this and in achieving the University’s strategic aim to increase high quality research and research and enterprise grant capture and income.

Using your skills in Relationship Sales or Business Development, you will engage external businesses and academics across the University on key innovation and enterprise themes. You will help drive employer engagement opportunities in a range of enterprise-related income generating activity, which may include; CPD/training short courses, consultancy, research contracts, research collaborations and business support funded projects. You will take a pro-active role in working with a diverse range of external stakeholders to help achieve university-wide KPIs for research and knowledge exchange.

This role involves daily communications and collaborations with academics, graduates and internal staff members.  Although some travel is occasionally required to meet with businesses and/or other external partners, we most often meet clients on-site at our Luton, Bedford and Putteridge Bury campuses.  The role is therefore office-based and not suitable for home working

Interviews will be held in w/c 16 August 2021

For a full job description and person specification please click here

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

To apply:

Please log on to our website and complete the online application.

Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.

All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.