Entrepreneurship Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 14 hours ago

Reference 1371886

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an Entrepreneurship Manager based in Belfast.

Entrepreneurship Manager

Ref: 18/106953

Institute for Global Food Security

The Institute for Global Food Security sits within the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s.  The Institute is leading the world in addressing one of the greatest global challenges – how to ensure the safety of our food. 

Our researchers track and prevent contamination of crops, animal feeds and foods. They help detect fraud along the supply chain and develop advanced food provenance systems, help to improve the quality of crops and the health of farm animals and their resistance to disease.

This temporary post is available for 1 year.

The successful candidate will report to the Project Director and will be responsible for the design, development and delivery of EIT-Food SPROUT pre-accelerator programme. Working in close collaboration with project partners in AZTI and UW, the post holder will effectively coordinate the programme attracting young would-be entrepreneurs to build successful agri-food ventures across Europe.

The successful candidate will have: 

  • A degree in a business, legal, science, medical or engineering discipline.
  • At least five years’ relevant experience and expertise in the commercialisation of research, Intellectual Property and ‘know how’.
  • At least two years’ relevant experience in an existing accelerator

Further information about the Centre can be found at //www.qub.ac.uk/Research/GRI/TheInstituteforGlobalFoodSecurity/

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 18 December 2018

Salary scale: £40,792 – £50,132 per annum (potential to progress to £53,175 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be forwarded to our website.

Closing date: Wednesday 5 December 2018