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Position: Senior Partnerships Manager - Enabling Technologies
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Innovation & Enterprise - Business and Innovation Partnerships
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post-holder will be part of the New Technologies, Energy and Engineering sector team in the Business and Innovation Partnerships section of UCL Innovation & Enterprise. This team focuses on partners that are embracing, as business enablers, advanced digital methods - including AI, AR/VR, embedded systems, Quantum, 5G and robotics - as well as clean or circular manufacturing and novel materials. In this role, you will work in a team of Principal and Senior Partnership Managers operating in an integrated matrix with other key offices and Faculties interfacing with the many sectors applying these novel underpinning technologies
Requirements: We are seeking candidates who have substantial experience of working with both emerging and established technology sectors, and have an excellent understanding of how new technology, research and societal trends are likely to intersect and create new innovation opportunities in the next decade; Good connections in relevant industries, a sound understanding of the UK and London tech sectors, innovation policy and funding in the UK, and demonstrable experience of building partnerships between businesses and the research base leading to major institutional relationships and new business accounts are also essential
   
Text: Senior Partnerships Manager - Enabling Technologies, - Ref:1875859 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Innovation & Enterprise Specific unit / Sub department Business and Innovation Partnerships Location of position London Grade 9 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £57,342 - £62,346 per annum Duties and Responsibilities UCL Innovation and Enterprise is seeking to appoint a Senior Partnership Manager in the field of Enabling Technologies to support its work in developing cross-UCL, institutional partnerships with businesses and innovative partners in key emerging technology and business sectors. The post-holder will be part of the New Technologies, Energy and Engineering sector team in the Business and Innovation Partnerships section of UCL Innovation & Enterprise. This team focuses on partners that are embracing, as business enablers, advanced digital methods - including AI, AR/VR, embedded systems, Quantum, 5G and robotics - as well as clean or circular manufacturing and novel materials. In this role, you will work in a team of Principal and Senior Partnership Managers operating in an integrated matrix with other key offices and Faculties interfacing with the many sectors applying these novel underpinning technologies. Internal linkages include the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, the Faculty of Engineering Science, the Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences, UCL East, UCL Business (UCLB) and UCL Consultants (UCLC). The aim is to ensure UCL follows effective account management practices, nurturing and developing key relationships for the benefit of partners and UCL. The post-holder will focus on developing partnerships with organisations, as they experiment with advanced technologies as enablers, across the manufacturing, utilities, infrastructure, creative, financial, space and other service sectors. The Senior Partnerships Manager (Enabling Technologies) will achieve their objectives through extensive collaboration across UCL, as well as through networking and relationship-building with UK and international partners in business and civil society. They will aim to drive innovation uptake and income from funded collaborative research focused on meeting pressing challenges such as Net Zero and the UNs 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The post-holder will manage a portfolio of business partnerships in relevant fields, support major institutional research programmes and bids for funding, and will also be responsible for developing income streams into UCL by connecting with leaders in industry across the world. Key Requirements We are seeking candidates who have substantial experience of working with both emerging and established technology sectors, and have an excellent understanding of how new technology, research and societal trends are likely to intersect and create new innovation opportunities in the next decade. Good connections in relevant industries, a sound understanding of the UK and London tech sectors, innovation policy and funding in the UK, and demonstrable experience of building partnerships between businesses and the research base leading to major institutional relationships and new business accounts are also essential. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact Jay Gerrans, HR Officer, at J.gerrans@ucl.ac.uk. The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more. We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 18 May 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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