Entrepreneurial Networks Manager

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1433541

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Entrepreneurial Networks Manager based in Belfast.


Entrepreneurial Networks Manager

Ref: 19/107756

Research and Enterprise

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m.  We offer generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits including attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

Our five core values – Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence – are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

Reporting to the Head of Spinouts, this newly created post will assist QUBIS and the Commercialisation team achieve their strategic goals by actively building and managing a network of entrepreneurs, angel investors, deal makers, Non-Executive Directors and venture investors.

You will contribute to the strategic priorities for the University, particularly in relation to the expansion and diversification of its income base.  This will be through increased commericialisation of its intellectual property and it is commercially relevant capabilities.

You will have the ability to build strong relationships, both internally and externally and will connect with the Entrepreneurial community, building a pipeline of contacts to assist with spin-out team formation.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Honours degree or equivalent in any subject.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience in a commercial environment.
  • Experience of successfully developing and managing networks, partnerships and alliances, of individuals and entities particularly within business, universities, research institutions, and government departments or agencies.

Further information about the Directorate can be found on our website.

Salary scale: £40,792 to £50,132 per annum

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

Closing date: Friday 30 August 2019

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 19 September 2019

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’.  You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. 

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.