Knowledge Exchange Manage

University of Westminster
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,791 - £50,855
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Knowledge Exchange Manager

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Salary £45,791 - £50,855 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School Research & Knowledge Exchange Office

Location Wells Street, London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week

We are seeking an experienced Knowledge Exchange Manager to join our dynamic team in a leading role. You will have the opportunity to develop and deliver initiatives to promote and support external collaborations that leverage the University's research expertise as outlined in our Research and Knowledge Exchange Strategy Making a Difference (2022 – 2029). This includes facilitating knowledge exchange through contract and collaborative research, consultancy, testing services, and knowledge transfer partnerships.

In this role, you will be responsible for building strong relationships with academic and external partners, identifying opportunities for income generation through knowledge exchange, and providing support and guidance on available opportunities. You will proactively engage with SMEs, third sector, community, and commercial clients to understand their needs and broker agreements to support collaborative projects.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in knowledge exchange, technology transfer, or related fields, preferably within the university sector or industry. They will possess strong project management skills, a track record of securing income or grant funding, and the ability to identify business needs and communicate solutions in a clear and engaging way. They will be able to work independently and as part of a team with colleagues across the University and have excellent communication, time management and influencing skills. If you are empathetic, with a progressive, problem-solving attitude and passionate about making a difference, we would love to hear from you.

The post will contribute to fostering an inclusive culture that encourages continuous improvement in research and knowledge exchange practices. We are committed to supporting our colleagues in exploring their full potential, offering a range of career paths and opportunities.

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 14 July 2024

Interviews are likely to be held on: 25 July 2024

Administrative contact (for queries only):[email protected]


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