Corporate Relationship Manager
The University of Leeds is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK and we are renowned globally for the quality of our teaching and research. The breadth and depth of our research excellence ensures the research we do has real impact.
Our strategic plan sets out a clear vision to further increase the volume, quality and impact of our research, and a key objective is to create and enhance strategic partnerships and collaborations in research and innovation. A primary enabler to this is to ensure a professional, consistent and joined up approach to the management and development of the University’s corporate partnerships. Our aim is to make Leeds the partner of choice for industry.
We are looking to appoint three Corporate Relationship Managers who will engage with large corporate partners and fast growth SMEs to become our long-term partners of the future. These new influential roles will build close relationships with academic colleagues, supporting them in conversations with large industry partners, building a comprehensive understanding of the range of interactions across the University. The roles require experience of key account management and corporate business development at senior levels. Candidates will bring experience across multiple sectors and an ability to deploy a range of tools and techniques in negotiating commercial terms.
These exciting new roles represent a step change in how we work with industry, for more information please click "Apply". For a confidential discussion contact Ed Pritchard (07980 817 927), Sarah Wright (020 3457 0948) or Elliott Rae (07584 078 534).
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 22 June.