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University of Leeds - Business Engagement Manager

Job Title:
Business Engagement Manager
Category:
Other
Closing Date:
29/02/2024
Are you an experienced and ambitious Business Engagement professional looking to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities? Would you like to progress and develop sustainable long-term relationships with life sciences business partners and help them connect to research, innovation and professional learning opportunities within the Faculty of Biological Sciences? Are you a confident leader capable of building excellent working relationships with academic and industrial colleagues? 

This is an exciting opportunity to drive the development and delivery of the business engagement framework to help life sciences business partners connect to research, innovation and professional learning opportunities within the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds.  

You will work with academics, research facility managers, research & Innovation development managers and professional services colleagues across the Faculty of Biological Sciences. Reporting to the Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation, Pro-Dean for Student Education and Director of Operations, you will take a lead role in helping to connect business partners to professional development opportunities and accessing nationally leading research facilities and equipment, enabling organisations to benefit from collaborating with a world leading Higher Education Life Sciences Faculty.  

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to work with academic and professional services colleagues across the Faculty of Biological Sciences to develop existing relationships with business partners, develop more corporate relationships and to ensure a seamless, connected service to help grow the Faculty’s research and professional learning portfolio.  

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences was awarded a Silver award in 2020.  We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Kevin Corke, Director of Operations, Faculty of Biological Sciences 

Email: k.p.corke@leeds.ac.uk 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Biological Sciences
School/Institute:  Biological Sciences Faculty Offices
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £45,585 to £54,395 per annum
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 3 years - to complete specific time limited work)
Release Date:  Thursday 08 February 2024
Closing Date:  Thursday 29 February 2024
Reference:  FBSFO1198

Downloads:   Candidate brief


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