Innovation Centre Operations Co-ordinator

Anglia Ruskin University
December 18, 2022
Offerd Salary:£27,929
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  • Job description and Person Specification (PDF, 87.28kb)
  • About ARU:

    We are ranked in the world's top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Our research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.

    About the role:

    Our Arise Innovation Hubs support early-stage companies in the areas of health, performance and wellbeing (HPW), aligning with ARU's expertise within the Medical Technology Research Institute, the School of Medicine and extensive capabilities in HPW.

    Our Arise Innovation Hubs, located in Chelmsford and Harlow, benefit from strong links to the wider HPW ecosystem connecting into Clinical Commissioning Groups, Hospital Trusts, Public Health England, and the UK Innovation Corridor.

    We are seeking an exceptional individual with a degree or part qualified in a relevant professional qualification, or demonstrable appropriate level of experience and evidence of CPD, to join the team in operations and events management. You will support the day to day running and development of both hubs and our interaction with the local business community. The post is suitable for some-one who enjoys a fast-paced environment and engagement with both small business and academic researchers. We are looking for an individual with knowledge of the life science and innovation sectors, a degree or professional qualification in a scientific discipline or business management and experience of event management and working in customer facing roles.

    Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Beverley Vaughan, Arise Innovation Hub Director, at

    We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    In accordance with the UK Government's immigration points-based system, this post does not meet the characteristics of a skilled job including salary criteria to be eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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