Knowledge Exchange Support Manager

Oxford Brookes University - Directorate of Finance and Legal Services

We are seeking to appoint a Knowledge Exchange Support Manager who will support the development of commercial services in academic business units in accordance with the institutional knowledge exchange strategy. 

This is a new post within the university's Research and Business Development Office working across all four university faculties

As Knowledge Exchange Support Manager, your principal areas of responsibility will be:

  • To support colleagues in prioritised business units to develop and implement plans to generate income from commercial services
  • To develop cases for investment in business units to increase capacity for business development and service delivery
  • To coordinate the university-wide processes and support for submitting and winning bids and tenders
  • To identify and promote opportunities for university consultancy to academic colleagues, working within the university's Consultancy Policy, and to assist with winning new business

You should have:

  • Experience in a business development role in a higher education, research or professional services environment, including bid management and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Ability to write credible bids, tenders, business plans and business cases in a clear, lucid style, and to organise work and to plan and execute tasks in an effective and timely way
  • Ability to work effectively within a complex environment with a range of competing priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively as part of a team

As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. Whatever job you are applying for, you'll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of the university. At Oxford Brookes we share a culture guided by the key principles of generosity of spirit, confidence, connectedness and enterprising creativity.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

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