AURIL2017 Annual Conference
5th and 6th October 2017


Bristol Marriott Royal
College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TA 

Contact: Fiona Lees
  0141 548 4754

Senior Knowledge Exchange Coordinator (x2 Posts)
Closing 31 May 2017

Reference: 014648
Salary: £38,183 to £40,523 (with potential to progress to £48,327)
Location: University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is internationally renowned as the UK’s leading Business-Facing University and our vision is to be “a new model of a university through far reaching engagement with business, community and international partners; shaping the future success of its graduates operating in the global environment and advancing the prosperity of its region”. The University has a long-established track record in working with businesses and public sector bodies facing the need for strategic development.

The role of Senior Knowledge Exchange Coordinator will play a major role in liaising with the wider related actives of commercial and business development across the University and undertake additional activities that feed into the University’s strategic priorities.

You will play an important role in supporting the Head of Knowledge Exchange in Enterprise & Business Development to meet the University’s challenging targets for increasing engagement with businesses through promoting and selling a portfolio of Knowledge Exchange activities including (Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, Collaborative Research & Development, ERDF supported activities such as KEEP, Contract Research, Consultancy, Continuing Professional Development and Short Courses).

You will require: a good Honours Degree and/or a postgraduate degree or professional qualifications; Demonstrable understanding/experience at the HEI/Business Interface; 5 years’ experience in project management, preferably in a business to business or HEI and business context; A thorough understanding of the UK HEI sector including experience in the design and delivery of ‘for client/external’ programmes (public and private sector); Experience of supervision/management of divergent teams, Fully IT literate (MS Project, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.); Experience in organising and giving presentations to a range of audiences; Experience in Customer Relationship Management tools and techniques.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Dr Phil Fiddaman, Deputy Director of Business Development, 01707 284117,

Interview Date: Monday 12th June 2017

For more information and to apply, please click on this link to visit the website of the University of Hertfordshire.