Impact and Partnership Development Manager: Health
University of Exeter
Exeter, United Kingdom
6h ago

This full-time position is available immediately on a permanent basis.

Summary of the role

IIB (Innovation, Impact and Business) is seeking to appoint an experienced Business Development Manager to support its growing programme of collaboration with the nutrition and sport sectors as well as public health organisations.

The IIB team is responsible for generating collaborations between researchers, industry and the public sector in the UK and globally.

The IPDM will lead on initiatives with a focus on public health and behaviour change, intervention and prevention; establishing and extending relationships with external partners, providing horizon scanning and funder intelligence, leveraging Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund investment and building on national economic business engagement successes.

The University has specific strengths and opportunities in healthy aging, sports health and research that influences human behaviours, and the IPDM will be at the heart of a rapidly growing area of research and collaboration in the University that has a track record of delivering new products and services.

There will be extensive opportunities to work with world-leading research concepts and to network and collaborate in the UK and around the World.

The IPDM will be working to specific income targets related to collaborative research, industry funding, consultancy income and new education products, in an ambitious and entrepreneurial team that includes biopharma and medtech.

Innovation, Impact and Business (IIB) is the professional team that supports and drives this critical work. Its key aim is to secure significantly greater value and impact from relationships with partners drawing on the University's education, research and physical assets.

This includes research collaboration, commercial services, new venture development skills, placements and education partnerships.

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).

We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we're fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this.

98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work.

We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.


We offer some fantastic benefits including :

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    Please contact Brigid Howarth : b.b.howarth

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