Innovation Funding Manager

Based in the heart of the UK, Loughborough University is one of the country's leading universities with world-leading research.

We are investing heavily in the growth and development of our Research and Innovation Office and are recruiting a large number of roles to strengthen our high-performing service. The Research and Innovation Office plays a leading role in shaping and delivering the University’s research and innovation activities and provides a high quality, added value and seamless service to researchers across the research development pipeline.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Innovation Funding Manager to join the Research and Innovation Office to drive growth in our innovation funding portfolio.

This is a full time and open ended position, on a Management and Specialist Grade 7 salary of £45,585 - £54,395 per annum. In addition, we offer a generous annual leave allowance of 30 days, plus Bank Holidays and University closure days, hybrid dynamic working arrangements, a range of childcare support initiatives and benefits, fantastic on-campus facilities, and many other benefits.

About the role

As an Innovation Funding Manager, you will be a member of the Partnership Development Team in the Research & Innovation Office and report to the Head of Partnership Development and Knowledge Exchange. You will work closely with academic colleagues, build strong relationships with partners and funding bodies, and manage the University’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership team.

For more information refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

If this role sounds of interest, we would love to hear from you.

Informal Enquiries 

If you have any further questions about this role, please contact Kathryn Burchell, Head of Partnership Development and Knowledge Exchange by email at

The closing date for receipt of applications: Sunday 10th March

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 21st March

Closing date: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024
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