Business Innovation Advisor

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Company: University of Plymouth

Department: Cornwall Innovation Centres

Salary: £32,958 to £38,183 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Professional or Managerial

Phone: +44-1495 3265655

Fax: +44-1435 8322387

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Business Innovation Advisor. Terms and conditions vacancy

The Acceleration Through Innovation Project (AtI) is a £3 million, 3 year project supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

Applications are invited for two fixed term Business Innovation Advisor positions.

Under the guidance of the Project Manager (AtI) you will be the main contact and referral point for first stage enquiries from Cornish businesses regarding the Acceleration through Innovation project (Atl). You will be responsible for the successful achievement of ATI project outputs and tasked with maintaining clear client engagement records that support project deliverables and outcomes. As a BIA, your responsibilities will include: managing client liaison, evaluating business needs and providing support in the form of coaching, signposting and the conduction of innovation audits. Employing a range of different engagement methodologies, you will be required to maximise benefits to business in the County by working closely with relevant stakeholders and regional partners; promoting the ATI project to ensure it is seen as open and accessible to all. You will need to have an understanding of business innovation and be able to demonstrate a track record of working in a targeted environment using sales metrics.

These are full-time posts, working 37 hours per week on a fixed term basis to 31st March 2020 and are based at the Pool Innovation Centre. 

The above posts are subject to receiving confirmation of additional ERDF funding.

For more information, please contact Jo Hancock, ATI Senior Project Manager by telephone: 01209 705168 / mobile: 07964912093 or by emailing [email protected]

Closing date: 12 Midnight, Sunday 10th September 2017

Anticipated Interview date: 19th September 2017

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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