Sheffield Hallam is committed to applied research and knowledge exchange, developing innovative, practical solutions to real world problems. We've successfully implemented a strategic approach to funding applications, and are in the process of launching several major projects.
The Innovation Funding Manager is a key position responsible for engaging business partners, promoting academic industry collaborations, managing and developing the cross university service to secure innovation and knowledge exchange funding, and actively contributing to university-wide plans and priorities.
Your work will be collaborative, leading a team, working with academic and professional services colleagues from across the University, and facilitating interactions with external collaborators. You will have a central role in providing bespoke support and intelligence for academic staff, contributing to the development of new partnerships and projects with industrial collaborators.
You’ll need to be ambitious, customer focused and naturally collaborative, comfortable in working with academic staff and external partners across a range of disciplinary backgrounds. Knowledge and experience of supporting and developing successful funding applications, including large scale multi partner initiatives and significant experience of leading a research and/ or innovation service, or similar function is also essential.
For non-EU applicants, we won't be able to provide a certificate of sponsorship/visa for this job.
For this job we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants as we are underrepresented in this area.