27 January 2021

Job Opportunity: Associate Director Partnerships and Business Development

We are recruiting for an Associate Director Partnerships and Business Development, who will play a key role in the strategic development and execution of the UAL’s Institute for Fashion, Textiles and Technology’s initial business plan (2021-2026), raising funds through the establishment of partnerships from industry, academia and government, and overseeing delivery of and building academic and professional skillsets around contract research and research-informed Knowledge Exchange, also in the area of creative economy activity.

The post holder will have experience of high-level industry, academic and government cross-sector partnership development, and business and innovation leadership.

They will be familiar with the UK Industrial Strategy and related national and regional economic development policies and strategies.  They will also have experience of strategic business planning, and be familiar with contract research, existing Knowledge Transfer Partnership and Knowledge Exchange schemes, and relevant R&D funding initiatives for SMEs and wider industry.

More information on how to apply here.