Employer: University of Strathclyde
Salary range: £32,817 - £40322
Position type: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed (31/03/2022)*
Closing date: 11th May 2021
A vacancy has arisen within the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde for a new Energy Distribution & Infrastructure Business Development Manager based in the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP).
The post is to support the work of ETP's Energy Distribution & Infrastructure (EDI) Theme, and will be closely connected to the extensive energy innovation and industrialisation activity of the Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) and research centres at ETP's 13 partner universities across Scotland. The role is an outward facing one, identifying and working with Scottish SMEs who could benefit from short term technical or business assistance to advance their product/process development services in energy distribution and infrastructure. The post will normally be based at the University of Strathclyde's Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC) in Glasgow, and operate as part of ETP's Team of Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) business development managers.
Drawing on the expertise and facilities available within the 13 ETP partner universities, the post holder will provide access to funded university support for SMEs that allows them to work collaboratively with researchers to develop new low carbon solutions and thus, increase the capacity for their businesses to innovate and grow.
The post holder will work I 00% of their time on activity related to the Energy Technology Partnership: Knowledge Exchange Partnership Phase 3 Programme, under which this post will be part-funded by the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF).
*While this is a fixed term appointment, funding cases are in development which could lead to this opportunity extending.
To identify Scottish SMEs who are developing low carbon products & services in Energy Distribution & Infrastructure that need access to funding and technical support to grow; to provide access to ETP project funding and facilitate knowledge transfer activities and specific projects with ETP university teams; to identify new sources of funding and develop new collaborative project proposals with the ETP academic partners; to undertake company visits and wider engagements to stimulate effective and productive collaboration between industry & academia; to work on a portfolio of contracts with industry partners, liaising with laboratory and technical support.
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To apply for this role on the University of Strathclyde website, please click here and search for the Vacancy Reference 356009.
Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Mr Brian Cross, ETP Project Manager email@example.com.
Please do not email CVs or applications directly to ETP staff.