Business Growth Manager - Brighton
Business Growth Manager
Research, Enterprise & Social Partnerships
Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary: £34,520 to £41,212 per annum
The University of Brighton's Green Growth Platform has recently been awarded £3.5m of funding from Research England, Connecting Capability Fund to deliver a national green innovation network, Clean Growth UK. We are recruiting for several posts to complete our dedicated and passionate team.
The Business Growth Manager will identify low carbon/environmental sector SMEs with high-growth/innovation potential and provide specialist business support to unlock this potential, help secure access to finance and signpost to relevant opportunities. The role will require the development of effective working relationships with other business support providers to generate referrals and the identification of opportunities for take up of Green Growth Platform and university services. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a degree and/or professional qualification in a relevant discipline plus considerable work experience in a business role or business support role.
You will have a thorough knowledge of business support, coaching and advice and guidance along with an understanding of the business support landscape, university-business interaction and environmental and low carbon sector factors including market and policy.
Job sharers welcome. Please note that this is a fixed-term post until 31.12.20.
Closing Date: Sunday 15 July 2018
Interview Date: Wednesday 25 July 2018