Business Development Officer
This position is temporary until 31st July 2018
The University of Wolverhampton is seeking a Business Development Officer to work within the Business Solutions Team to deliver the part ERDF supported Connect 2 Grow project. You will be working with SME businesses to support their business growth and expansion through promotion of digital tools facilitating access to new technology.
Supporting the Business Solutions Management and Project Management Teams you will assist in the delivery of the University’s suite of business services and successful delivery of ERDF projects within the department. You will primarily need to work throughout the Marches region with bases in Hereford and Telford.
You will have a degree, preferably in business or technology or equivalent extensive relevant experience and will combine experience in a business with an understanding of the academic environment. You will have a track record of successfully contributing towards the development of new start-up businesses and expanding existing businesses, establishing working relationships where you help to enhance growth ambitions and provide advice, guidance and support. You should have experience in market development, working with Business Leaders in the private and public sector together with experience in managing corporate relationships.
You will have excellent networking, interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills and you will also possess effective planning and project management skills and with the ability to work unsupervised.
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.