BECCI Knowledge Transfer Manager
Temporary post until 31st December 2021
An outstanding opportunity has arisen to join the award winning built environment team within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton. Acknowledged as one of the largest universities in the UK, with 23,000 students, the University holds an excellent quality teaching profile, with a strong performance in third stream income generation and a world class research excellence profile. The university holds a strong track record of working with regional, national and international businesses, and this project is part of a collective group of ERDF projects that supports business growth across the Black Country and beyond.
BECCI is a £1.6 million ERDF contract which will be managed within the School of Built Environment. It aims to support the development of SME’s in the Black Country and Marches LEP areas by offering expert advice to grow their businesses through specialist workshops, individual support, product assessment, technology showcases and industrial challenges – all linked to energy efficiency and the development of a low carbon economy.
As a BECCI Project Knowledge Transfer Manager (KTM) you are the focal point for delivery of construction innovation business assists to a range of companies, assessing companies coming into the project. You will co-ordinate the BECCI delivery team, ensuring SME’s get the best support from the project by engaging academic staff in the knowledge transfer opportunities.
Activities will involve the development and delivery of Built Environment focussed pilot research studies, technology review workshops, industry challenges, and technology showcases as part of the overall project activities. You will also support the Project Manager in maintaining excellent industrial links with the market drivers for the innovation in, and the adoption of, low carbon technologies.
The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.