Consultancy Business Development Manager: University of Liverpool

We are seeking to appoint an individual to join our Consultancy Team, this is an exciting opportunity to play an important part in delivering the University's research and impact ambitions through encouraging academic engagement in consultancy activity and providing appropriate project support including negotiating and putting in place consultancy legal agreements with external organisations we are working with. You will gain an understanding of the University’s consultancy policy and our internal IT system, CONSULT and the context in which these apply. You will support all aspects of setting up consultancy projects, provide policy and system advice to colleagues and will be a point of contact for external organisations, developing strong working relationships and delivering a high level of service to ensure the process is as streamlined as possible.


You should have a degree (or equivalent qualification or relevant professional experience) and experience of drafting and negotiating contracts and the ability to efficiently manage multiple projects in parallel. Experience of working within an academic setting or at the academic/business interface would be advantageous but is not essential.  The post is to cover a period of maternity leave and is  available from 14 September 2020 until 31 July 2021


For candidates applying internally from the University of Liverpool, we would be pleased to accept secondments provided these have been agreed and approved by your line manager

Job Ref: 020290                                                                 Closing Date: 7 August 2020


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Closing date: 
Friday, August 7, 2020
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