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Business and Innovation Partnerships Administrator

UCL - UCL Innovation & Enterprise - Business and Innovation Partnerships

Location: London
Salary: £29,802 to £34,867 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2021
Closes: 30th September 2021
Job Ref: 1878725

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6.

UCL Innovation and Enterprise are a group of specialist teams working with students and staff to encourage a spirit of enterprise, create links with the outside world and accelerate UCL’s innovation and impact. Business and Innovation Partnerships (BIP) is the main business-facing unit within UCL Innovation and Enterprise, comprising a team of Senior Partnership Managers (SPMs) and SME support specialists, who work within and across key sectors to organise institutional links between UCL and business and industry. Please see Business and Innovation Partnerships for more information.

The BIP Administrator will help the Business and Innovation Partnerships (BIP) team to deliver its mission and services to businesses and UCL, through the provision of high quality administrative and back-office support that enables team members to maximise time spent on developing relationships and initiatives between UCL, academic staff, and key business partners. Within the BIP team, the post holder will devote considerable time to supporting the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme. KTP is a government-funded scheme that brings together universities and company partners to work on an innovative project.

UCL’s KTP projects are coordinated by the KTP team within the BIP team . The role holder will perform a wide variety of administrative and office support activities including financial management, database management, project data collection and reporting, minuting meetings, and internal and external event organisation. The role requires a good business sense, and a strong customer-facing ethos to enable the post-holder to deal professionally with enquiries from academic and professional staff, companies, and other external organisations. 

This post is fixed-term until 31st July 2022.

The post holder should have good levels of financial skills, IT literacy, with experience of working with databases and online reporting systems. The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise a demanding workload.  It is essential that applicants are able to demonstrate well-developed interpersonal, liaison and networking skills, with the confidence to liaise with people at all levels of seniority.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact Jay Gerrans, HR Officer at

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see to find out more.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

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