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Programme Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Job title Programme Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Department Research and Innovation Services (RIS)

Salary Starting from £22,847, rising to £26,341

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Wednesday 17 November 2021

Closing date Sunday 12 December 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH8895

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Working across the European Regional Development Fund-supported Swindon and Wiltshire SME Competitiveness Programme and West of England Sustainable Technologies Scale-Up Programme (WoESTSP), this role will coordinate professional support services as part of is a team headed up by the SETsquared Innovation Director, employed by University of Bath.

This Programme Coordinator role will be part of the SETsquared Programme team reporting to the Senior Programme Coordinator.

You will provide coordination on training and events for:

  • Specialised business growth support for scale-up companies (scale-ups) through workshops;
  • Intensive assistance to businesses to fast-track innovative products and services
  • Open Innovation opportunities for scale-ups to interact with large enterprises in the region in order to support supply chain opportunities
  • Scale-up access to Venture Capital (VC) and investor networks operated by SETsquared as well as support to identify public co-funding opportunities e.g. from Innovate UK

SETsquared is the enterprise partnership of the universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey – it has been ranked the Global No 1 university-business incubator since 2015. This role is part of the SETsquared's central team which is responsible for a range of programmes that back entrepreneurs, innovators, start-ups and scale-up's and create opportunities for them to work with the knowledge bases of t partner universities. 

The Programme coordinator is art of a small, highly-motivated event team will report to the Senior Programme Manager. The role will be employed by the University of Bath though travel in the Bristol, Bath, Swindon and Wiltshire regions will be a regular part of the work.

This role is offered on a full time basis, fixed term until 30/06/2023. 

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.