Job Opportunity – EnTRESS Knowledge Transfer Manager

Location: Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Science and Engineering
Contract Type: Temporary
Advert Status: External
Salary: £36,382 to £43,434 per annum
Closing Date: 07/09/2021

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen to join the award winning built environment team within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton. Acknowledged as one of the largest universities in the UK, with 23,000 students, the University holds an excellent quality teaching profile, with a strong performance in third stream income generation and a world class research excellence profile. The university holds a strong track record of working with regional, national and international businesses, and this project is part of a collective group of ERDF projects that supports business growth across the Black Country and beyond.

We are seeking a full-time Knowledge Transfer Manager (KTM) to work on the second phase of the EnTRESS project working within the School of Architecture & the Built Environment and the wider Faculty of Science and Engineering. This £1.8 million part-funded ERDF contract, will operate and deliver across the Black Country and Stoke and Staffordshire LEP areas. This KTM role will also support the development of a range of industry challenges and technology showcases around environmental technologies to support the growth of the environmental sector across the region.

We expect the KT Manager to hold a degree in a relevant subject area, and to have experience of working with SMEs on business support projects.  It is essential to have expertise across the environmental sector (engineering, waste, water, chemical, energy etc.) or in resource efficiency as you will be expected to advise SME’s in this area. You will also be expected to engage where appropriate with academic and research staff that can support business in specialist areas that may be outside of your experience.