Business Engagement and Partnerships Manager for Social Sciences and Humanities


Are you fascinated by the intersection of the academic and business worlds?

The Social Sciences and Humanities Divisions at Oxford are looking for an outstanding proactive, professional with insight in knowledge exchange and an interest in building relationships with businesses that are mutually beneficial.

You will work as part of a close-knit team spanning two divisions of the University (Humanities and Social Sciences).

To be successful in this role, you must understand, translate and balance academic values and the needs of external partners and businesses and have a track record in building relationships which engender trust. Using strong diplomatic, interpersonal skills you will facilitate effective collaborative working, cooperation and partnerships, and support academic and professional staff, at all levels. You will deliver multi-partners projects in a complex organisation with successful outcomes for all.

This is an exciting opportunity to build your career working with world class social sciences and humanities researchers and play an instrumental role in enabling our researchers to collaborate.

This is a secondment opportunity for internal candidates or a fixed-term opportunity for external candidates until July 2020.

The hours may be worked flexibly to complement caring responsibilities and applications are welcomed from part-time workers seeking a job share position - please state preferred hours and working pattern in your application

To find out more please contact Esther Brown (email:

Applications for this vacancy must be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 12 July 2019. Interviews are to take place shortly after the closing date.

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Friday, July 12, 2019
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