Business Development Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £47000 per annum + 30 days holidays

  • Contact:

    Claire Coyne

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Claire Coyne

Goodman Masson are working with a prestigious University based in London who are looking to recruit 2 Business Development Managers.

The overall purpose of the role is to build and develop academic partnerships with businesses and government organisations.

The post-holder will be required to interact and work cooperatively with the wider Business Development and Partnerships team.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Develop high quality research collaborations with businesses and other external organisations, seeking resonance between academic research strengths/strategic objectives and business needs.
  • Support the coordination and writing of proposals for collaborative research
  • Develop research contracts including the negotiation of commercial and Intellectual Property terms.
  • Develop productive long-term relationships with business partners and other external organisations.
  • Run processes to manage and report the pipeline of opportunities and maintain a directory of key contacts in business
  • Effective communication and relationship management across multiple and varied stakeholders

Suitable candidates :

  • Will have a degree or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of writing funding proposals
  • Relevant experience in the higher research sector
  • Have excellent communication skills

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