Jobs at Goldsmiths
Business Engagement Manager
The Research, Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange Department delivers the University’s Research, Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange strategy. The Pro-Warden for Research and Enterprise provides academic leadership of this area and the Department is under the strategic management of the Director of Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange who reports to the Pro-Warden for Research and Enterprise.
The Business Engagement Manager will oversee a small team (two direct reports) that develops new business and third sector relationships, in order to secure funding for collaborative research projects.
The post holder will develop new opportunities and build on existing ones (such as our various SME engagements and the Open Innovation Network), and will also seek to facilitate growth in the portfolio of Innovate UK funded projects. Working closely with colleagues within Research, Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange, together with colleagues from across the University, the Head of Business will be expected to create coordinated approaches relevant to the University’s research strengths and priorities.
The post holder will also be responsible for the management of ‘live’ business engagements and partnerships, to ensure that they deliver beneficial outcomes.