Business Development Manager (Grow Tees Valley)

Closing Date: 04/07/2022
Contract Temporary
Job Role Education
Working Hours Full Time, Part Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary £38,587 - £43,434 (pro rata for part time post)1 x Full time (37 hours) & 1 x Part time (18.5 hours, working days are negotiable), Fixed term until 30 June 2023
Company Teesside University

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join Teesside University’s Grow Tees Valley business support team and support and drive the delivery of key business engagement activities across the Tees Valley targeting company growth and new product development this role will contribute to the University’s business engagement and knowledge exchange offer, ensuring that clients obtain maximum benefit from the University’s expertise and networks.

This role will work with business facing colleagues across the University and key stakeholders in the Tees Valley to engage small to medium sized enterprise clients, diagnose and assess growth and innovation needs, providing a referral route to appropriate support, training, research and innovation expertise and grant funding.  Grow Tees Valley offers a range of support options for eligible SMEs including grants for growth (Grow Spark Vouchers), academic supported internships (Graduate Associate Placements), peer to peer leadership and management learning (Leading Growth) and access to external and internal expertise.

The Grow Tees Valley initiative is a part of a range of funded programmes developed and delivered by the University which support innovation, product development and knowledge transfer which target sustainability and growth across the Tees Valley economy, including the Digital City, Industrial Digitalisation Technology Centre, Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre, National Horizons Centre and Tees Valley Hydrogen Innovation Project.

This post is available on a full-time or job share basis. (If you wish to apply on a job share basis you must state this on your application).

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary thresholds imposed by the UKVI, this post will qualify for University sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.

Please note if you are invited to interview this will take place via Microsoft Teams.

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