Business Development Manager

University of Chichester - Professional Services

We are currently seeking a Business Development Manager to join the Employer Engagement team. You will take a pro-active lead in working with a diverse range of businesses and external stakeholders to help achieve University-wide KPIs and drive innovation and enterprise development and employer engagement opportunities with business organisations and key regional and national funders.

Primarily supporting the Departments of Creative & Digital Technologies and Engineering & Applied Design, you will be responsible for driving business engagement through a range of opportunities. These will include, but are not limited to, graduate recruitment, internships, degree apprenticeships, sponsorship, and income generation through research, consultancy and continuing professional development (CPD) activity.

You will:

  • be educated to degree level or demonstrate an equivalent level of experience;
  • have a strong track record of identifying opportunities and generating income;
  • have the ability to build and manage strong working relationships with clients, partners and colleagues;
  • be experienced in working to deadlines under pressure and managing a complex workload;
  • demonstrate excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills;
  • have experience of successful bid and proposal writing and preparation.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Sandra Coley, Head of Employer Engagement on 01243 812133 or email

  • Closing Date: 18 December 2016
  • Interview Date: 10 January 2017

For full details of the post, please click the 'apply' link below to visit our website.

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