Business Development Manager (National Centre for Resilience)

University of Glasgow - School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Job Purpose

This is a new post within the core National Centre for Resilience (NCR) development team which, when fully staffed, will comprise a Business Development Manager, Knowledge Exchange Officer and Project Officer. The post reports to the Chair of the National Centre for Resilience Steering Group and is Line Managed by the Head of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies.

The NCR Business Development Manager will have a key leadership role in developing, further establishing and securing the long-term sustainability of the NCR. This will be achieved by:

  • delivering the NCR strategic priorities and KPIs;
  • developing and implementing the NCR Operational Plan;
  • fostering collaboration and greater innovation in the field of resilience through partnership working with Government, academia, practitioners, the Third Sector, business and industry;
  • increasing awareness of the opportunities available through the NCR partnership and the NCR’s potential to benefit partner organisations/delivery partners; and,
  • identifying and securing additional funding to ensure the long-term sustainability of the NCR.

The NCR brings together all those operating in the field of resilience – from first responders to the voluntary sector, from academics to emergency planners. The NCR supports these partners with the production, delivery and dissemination of knowledge, best practice and toolkits for those operating on the ground. By bringing these diverse groups and experiences together, the NCR aims to better understand the practical needs and expectations of the wider resilience community, and promote preparedness and reduce the impact of disruptive natural events on Scotland’s communities.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 8, £42,418 - £49,149 per annum.

This post is full time and currently funded until 15 February 2019.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy reference: 020107, closing date: 3 April 2018.

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