To advance business-led collaborations, information sharing, and commercialization potential across a variety of divisions within the Environment Research Theme, we are looking to hire a fixed-term business relationship manager.
The position is located within the Knowledge Transfer Centre (KTC), a division of the Research Services Function, and is tasked with helping researchers establish non-academic partnerships, fostering interactions between outside stakeholders and our academic community, and fostering a thriving innovation ecosystem.
This is a dynamic and exciting position, and to succeed you must:
Possess a track record of establishing and managing a portfolio of knowledge exchange and/or commercialization initiatives, specifically funding applications. – Have experience creating and upholding successful partnerships between partners from various backgrounds. – Have a solid background knowledge of knowledge exchange and commercialization policy and funding landscape.
- Able to establish and maintain superb working connections with individuals at all levels inside varied organizations.
Details of informal contacts Other casual contact information
Relationship: Business Contact
Supervisory position: Director of Research Services
Kimberley Steed-German is the person to contact.
Dr. Anne-Marie van Dodeweerd can be reached at
Callers should dial 0118 378 5432. Contact
phone: 0118 378 6756
K. Steedgerman can be reached at reading.ac.uk.
A. van Dodeweerd can be reached at reading.ac.uk.
Interviews will take place on April 18, 2023.
All applications—including those from job seekers who need sponsorship to work in the UK—will be taken into consideration. Sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route may be feasible based on the applicable SOC code for this role. Candidates should confirm that they can obtain the necessary number of points under the PBS. The UK Visas and Immigration Website has additional details about this.
The University is dedicated to creating an open and diverse workforce, endorses the Athena SWAN Charter for gender equality and the Racial Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the foremost LGBT+ rights organization. Applicants for part-time, flexible, and job-share arrangements are encouraged and will be taken into account in accordance with business demands.