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Job Opportunity: Knowledge Exchange Associate – Business Growth Specialist (Clean Tech Innovation Accelerator) – Apply by 10/05/23

Location: Aston University Main Campus
Salary: £36,333 to £38,474 per annum
Grade: Grade 08
Contract Type: Fixed Term (31/03/2025)
Basis: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 10 May 2023
Interview Date: Thursday 18 May 2023
Reference: 0270-23
Release Date: Monday 10 April 2023

Aston Business School and The Energy and Bio-products Research Institute (EBRI) require a business growth specialist with expertise in developing new ventures and business opportunities. The role will focus on commercialization of products such as biochar and low carbon fuels in both UK and overseas markets.  

The successful candidate will provide specialist expertise in business analysis, development of business cases, working with funder networks and investors as part of a regional clean tech innovation accelerator project. The candidate will be required to work closely with a multi-disciplinary team comprised of academics, business development professionals and industry partners to support new sustainable, commercial opportunities.

Experience with helping businesses to find funding and achieve growth along with a results orientated approach are essential.

There will be the opportunity to work offsite at exhibitions, seminars and events and to work directly with clients alongside the rest of the team. 

Although this work is in a structured environment, a high degree of initiative is required in order to achieve the required results in dynamic market places.

For further information about this position, please contact Tim Miller (EBRI Project Manager) on 0121 204 3583.

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Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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