|Salary:||£42,155 to £51,805 per annum|
|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||28th February 2023|
Location: Waterside Campus
About the job
Interview Date: 13 March 2023
The University of Northampton is recruiting a Head of Knowledge Exchange who will seek to develop, maintain and expand working relationships with external partners as well as identify opportunities for growth and income. As the University places high importance on building and maintaining collaborative and enterprising links with industry and practice, the Head of Knowledge Exchange will have responsibility for encouraging academic staff to have broad networks and utilise these to drive innovation.
This post will support the development and promotion and implementation of University of Northampton's knowledge exchange (KE) plan.
We want you to be able to carry out your work in a way that best supports UON and our students, but also you as an individual. We understand this may vary between different areas of the university as well as from one person to another. With Smarter Working you can work with increased flexibility, if you would like to, which can facilitate greater freedom and autonomy.
It’s important that the successful candidate is able to show that they can work effectively and positively as a member of a team and work with colleagues from across the university.
The successful candidate will also manage the project budgets and financial monitoring for UON. We would expect candidates to be IT literate with experience of IT systems and various IT software systems.
Please contact Helen Miller for an informal chat about the post on 01604 893982.
Enterprise and Employability
You will work within the Directorate for Enterprise and Employability at University of Northampton. The post holder will join a friendly and supportive team managing and developing relationships with internal colleagues and employers, developing a strong understanding of their needs whilst also proactively seeking to build relationships with organisations which will be of interest to our students, alumni and academic colleagues.
You will have strong communication and networking skills together with a solid background of building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of contacts. You will need to demonstrate this track record of building relationships with employers and key stakeholders in the wider community, locally, regionally, and nationally for the mutual benefit.
You will possess a pro-active approach to problem solving and initiative in identifying improved ways of working, experience of planning, prioritising and implementing projects and deadlines in a changing environment under pressure.
Right to work
All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.
The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.
This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.
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