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Business Partnership Coordinator (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Academic Division

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £36,914 to £49,553
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th November 2019
Closes: 6th December 2019
Job Ref: AK21399

Based within the Strategic Partnerships Office, the Business Partnerships Coordinator will be the central contact point for speculative approaches from potential corporate partners. The Coordinator fulfils an important brokerage role, supporting connections between academics and other activities within the University. The role holder will therefore need to develop a network of contacts with academic groups, the knowledge exchange community, and other stakeholders within the University and the local cluster. 

A central function of the role includes designing and delivering innovative events and tailored visits to showcase the range of opportunities for engagement across the University. The successful candidate will also need to design and implement appropriate processes and systems to ensure that enquires and the early stages of corporate engagement are managed effectively and professionally. 

To thrive in this role, you need to be an excellent communicator able to build meaningful and productive relationships at all levels of seniority, working in a fast-paced environment. You will also bring experience of working in a relationship management role in a University-business context. 

Applicants should be educated to at least degree level, and it would be advantageous to hold a PhD or equivalent.  Additional information regarding the role can be found within the further particulars. Your application should clearly set out how you meet the criteria listed in the person profile (the skills and experience required for the role) along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 6 December. 

Interviews will be held on Monday 16 December. 

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance. 

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements. 

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

Informal enquiries regarding this position should be made to Grace Tortoise (

Please quote reference AK21399 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. 

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. 

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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