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Position Available: SETsquared Partnership Director

Position Available: SETsquared Partnership Director

SETsquared, the UK’s leading University Enterprise Partnership is looking for a Director to take it to into its next phase of development in the UK and internationally.

Working with industrial partners, a team of expert incubator managers and senior University enterprise professionals, the Director will provide inspirational leadership to develop and implement major new projects and services and deliver added value to the members of the partnership. They will represent the partnership to senior clients and policy makers in the UK and overseas and develop targeted campaigns to raise the profile of the partnership and the individual members.

The SETsquared partnership is five leading UK research intensive universities – Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. Together we employ more than 7,400 academic staff responsible for almost 10% of the UK HE research budget. SETsquared creates new business opportunities from university research and supports early stage technology companies with high growth potential.

Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years experience of generating mutually valuable links between universities and businesses and a deep understanding of policy trends in this field.
The post holder will be employed by the University of Exeter but will expect to work on a mobile basis, or from home. If you have an informal enquiry about the role, please email Keith Robson, University of Surrey, at [email protected]

Closing date for applications 22 July 2011 with interviews to follow on the 2nd August in Reading.

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SETsquared is a partnership between

  • University of Bath
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Exeter
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  • University of Surrey