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Industry Relationship Manager (363930)

University of Strathclyde - Professional Services (Information Services, Compliance, Commercial, etc.)

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £41,526 to £51,034
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th April 2021
Closes: 30th April 2021
Job Ref: 294936
 

FTE: 1.0 (35 hours per week)
Term: Open

The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological and socially progressive university, focused on delivering excellent teaching and world-class research, and known for forging strong collaborative links with industry, government, business and the third sector.

The Innovation and Industry Engagement is a Directorate, within the Office of the Chief Commercial Officer, is responsible for delivering a step change in Strathclyde’s already intensive programme of industrial collaboration, industrial relationship development and supporting the University’ industrial cluster development.

Within the Directorate the Industry Engagement Team is supporting academic colleagues to achieve growth in University industrial collaboration through the expansion and introduction of industry relationship management approaches, including strategic relationship management, which aims to make a significant contribution to the University industry collaboration, and enable a growth of new and more diverse industrial relationships.

Industrial relationship support offered by from the Industry Engagement Team is focused on supporting strategic oversight and development of key university relationships through relationship approaches working with senior University staff, academic and research colleagues and professional services teams. A key focus of the team is on the industrial development of six new industrial clusters -a key part of the Glasgow City Innovation District (GCID). These clusters are: Quantum Technologies, FinTech, HealthTech, Industrial Informatics, 5G Communications and Space Technologies. We aim for all these Clusters to be internationally successful, and collaborating with industry partners from across the world.

The successful applicant will support the industrial relationship development and engagement of key university partners, facilitate new relationships and partnerships, and support the new Clusters in the areas of Fintech and/or Industrial informatics. These clusters involve the development and application of digital and data driven technologies to support drive business opportunities, or address business challenges. The role will become a key supporting role for academic colleagues who lead these Clusters, and ensuring the successful delivery of Cluster industrial engagement plans and the development of significant industrial opportunities.

Within the Industry Engagement Team the role will join another two Industry Relationship Managers and an Industrial Engagement Advisor. Together this team will work closely with academics, within IIE, as part of GCID and with other professional services teams to make it easier for businesses and industry to engage with the University, and for the University to engage with external partners with the ambition of creating a recognised innovation eco-system with industry, technology and collaboration at the core of this.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 18 May 2021.

For informal enquiries, please contact Janine De Fence, Senior Industry Engagement Lead at janine.de-fence@strath.ac.uk.

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