Head of Enterprise and Innovation Services

Lancaster University - Research & Enterprise Services

Indefinite Contract

This is an exciting new role which has been created to lead and expand Lancaster’s highly successful Enterprise and Innovation activities.

Following a review of Enterprise and Innovation funding across the university, we are seeking to improve the way these activities are supported and coordinated across the university. This will include activities in supporting student, staff and graduate entrepreneurship; innovation activities including consultancy, Intellectual Property, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships; and expert and quality controlled administration of external funded programmes to enable the university to scale up its knowledge exchange and business engagement activities.

You will have a proven track record leading on developing enterprise and entrepreneurship education, innovation activities and funding administration within a highly regarded HE institution.

You will be an inspirational leader and excellent motivator of staff, with a proven ability to deliver results through people.

This post will play a key role in providing leadership for the University’s enterprise and engagement activity, also working closely with senior management to support graduate employability aims and teaching excellence across the University’s four Faculties.

If you are passionate about enterprise and innovation and the role the University can play in supporting economic development and unlocking the potential of our workforce then we would be delighted to receive your application. 

The role sits within the Research and Enterprise Services (RES) division. Candidates should contact Dion Williams, Acting Director Research and Enterprise Services for any questions or informal discussions regarding the role (d.williams2@lancaster.ac.uk).

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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