Job Opportunity: Business Engagement Manager ARLI Project at University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham are recruiting for a Business Engagement Manager for their ARLI Project.

It is a full time position for 29 months with a salary range of £39,993 to £47,722 and potential progression once in post to £53,690 a year.

The Business Engagement Manager will inspire Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) within the GBS LEP area to engage with the part ERDF funded new Alternative Raw Materials with Low Impact (ARLI) project. The successful candidate will work with senior executives within low carbon / raw materials SMEs to develop their understanding of how step changes to their products and processes can be delivered through the application of cutting edge research at the University of Birmingham. The Business Engagement Manager will stimulate demand from SMEs to access the University’s expertise in Civil and Mechanical engineering. Stimulating SME demand for the University’s research will ensure on-going project success through knowledge transfer activities to ensure ERDF deliverable targets are met.
This will be achieved through:

  • Promotion and delivery of business seminars, workshops, practical demonstrations, e-marketing and other promotional material focused on informing GBS LEP SMEs of the objectives of the ARLI project.
  • Understanding the issues faced by regional SMEs in accessing the University’s research and identifying where University technology or expertise could benefit their business.

The closing date is 11 January 2018.

Full details available here.