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Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Manager (Ref:154)

Salary range: 
£35,845 to £41,526 per annum

As a new university based within one of the UK’s fastest growing city economies, the University of Suffolk is expanding and is currently recruiting for a number of exciting new opportunities within the Business Engagement, Careers and Employability team.

As part of an increased commitment from the University to business development and knowledge exchange and to diversify income streams, a key development within the Directorate is the growth of our sector focused Business Development Managers (BDMs). BDMs will support knowledge exchange, and enable business and industry to connect with the University’s expertise.

This post is seeking an individual to join the Business Engagement, Careers and Employability team to lead and manage the successful delivery of KTPs. With ambitious growth targets for KTPs, you will lead on the development of high-quality funding proposals, and be responsible for increasing the volume of KTP activity across the University. Through active engagement in business development, you will provide advice and specialist knowledge on KTP projects and contracts, working alongside the wider Directorate.

The Directorate of Business Engagement, Career and Employability supports our academic Schools to connect our academic expertise with industry, transform our local community through knowledge exchange, enhance the student and graduate experience through entrepreneurship and develop our University as a place to do business.

If you have the skills and experience (full details outlined in the job description) to contribute to the development of business engagement and entrepreneurship and income generation at the University of Suffolk and want to take forward one of our key agendas for growth, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Closing date: Monday 19th April 2021, 12pm 

Interview date: Monday 26th April 2021           

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

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