Salary: £34,804 to £40,322 per annum
Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Flood Innovation Centre
Business Development Coordinator
Building on its strengths in flooding, geoscience, climate change, logistics and computer science, the University of Hull has established the Flood Innovation Centre (FIC) to provide a hub for research and innovation focused on flood risk and resilience. The centre supports Humber based small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to develop flood resilience, mitigation, management and response solutions.
The £3.4m Flood Innovation Centre is based within the University’s Energy and Environment Institute and is supported with £1.9m from the European Regional Development Fund. FIC is delivering a programme of research, development and innovation support to help businesses to collaborate with the University to develop flood resilience solutions. Collaborative projects and partnerships may also involve large companies and other research organisations where appropriate.
We are seeking a talented and experienced individual to join the Flood Innovation Centre team for the following vacancy:
Business Development Coordinator (ref AE0209) – will work across the Humber area (East Yorkshire, Hull, North and North East Lincolnshire) to engage SMEs across multiple sectors, identify relevant product, process and service innovations and secure collaborative partnerships.
The postholder will work with other members of the FIC team, and other University colleagues to coordinate the provision of innovation support to beneficiary SMEs.
The position is fixed term as outlined in the Job Description, with the possibility of extension subject to funding and project requirements.
For further information about the project, please visit www.floodinnovation.co.uk
Shortlisted candidates will be required to deliver a short presentation and undertake a desk based task.
If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Pip Betts, FIC Project Manager firstname.lastname@example.org