Innovation Centre Manager

Reference: D-60830065-05

Faculty/Directorate: Enterprise and Business
Relations

Salary Info: Grade F £ 34,189 – £ 37,345

Contract Type: Permanent , Full-time

Advert Closing Date: 01 September 2019

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a
relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide
commitment to providing a sector-leading student experience. Enterprise and
innovation are at the heart of our culturally rich and stimulating environment
where students, staff and stakeholders are supported to succeed.

Faculty / Directorate
Enterprise and Business Relations (EBR) directorate provides leadership and
support for the development of profitable strategic relationships with
businesses, organisations and funding bodies.
The Innovation Centre provides co-working opportunities, incubation and office
space, enterprise activities for the local community, staff, students and alumni.

Role
You will take the University’s enterprise activities to a new level of ambition,
excellence and reputation. You will support start-up businesses and create
positive connections for DMU with a range of partners, such as other enterprise
centres, LCB depot, Dock, Leicester Start Ups, other universities, the LLEP
and the City Council. You will increase the number of businesses and
academics that engage in the enterprise activities within the centre by leading
and driving the provision of support for business growth and enterprise to make
DMU the most dynamic successful enterprise centre in the East Midlands.

Ideal Candidate
You will have experience in working in the start-up community either running a
business, providing 1:1 advice, mentoring or coaching and you will be confident
in networking and running events.
A good working knowledge of the private and public sector, with a focus on
building effective networks and developing successful partnerships is essential.

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