Industrial Partnerships Manager

Job title Industrial Partnerships Manager

Department Research and Innovation Services (RIS)

Salary Starting from £40,792, rising to £48,677

Grade Grade 8

Placed on Monday 29 July 2019

Closing date Monday 19 August 2019

Reference SJ6962


The University of Bath is ranked the 6th best University in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2020 and has a strong track record of research collaborations with industry. 

Our growing industrial engagement and research demand presents an opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join the Industrial Partnerships Team. The role requires high degree of professionalism & business acumen, excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding project pipeline management. The successful candidate will help us to increase our collaboration opportunities with industry, expand the impact of our research in society and grow our research funding from industry.

The main purpose of this role is to:

  1. Facilitate existing and new relationships with industry and researchers.
  2. Identify and promote research funding opportunities related to the Industrial Strategy
  3. Write, submit, review & improve funding proposals for collaborative research projects.
  4. Increase the universities grant-capture capability with industry partners

The University research fields include Engineering, Science, Management, Humanities & Social Science. An ability to understand, translate and promote these disciplines at a graduate level will be highly favoured.

Whilst this post is full time (36.5 hours per week) we would be happy to consider applications from those looking for part time hours equivalent to 0.8 FTE. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Helen Jones the Head of Industrial Partnerships, Research Grant Development, Industrial Strategy (

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.