Strategic Partnership Manager – Low Carbon and Sustainable Futures (Grade I)
Nottingham Trent University has developed a reputation as one of the UK’s leading modern higher education institutions. This is based on its comprehensive and innovative academic offering, its relevant research excellence, and its deep-rooted links with business, industry, and civic institutions. Following the launch of the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan, the University continues to innovate and invest in its engagement with employers and economic partners.
As part of this, the Employer and Economic Engagement (EEE) directorate was formed following the appointment of the Pro Vice Chancellor EEE in late February 2016. A new strategy for external engagement has been developed, which prioritises building strategic multifaceted strategic relationships with organisations. To support this aim, the EEE Directorate is establishing a new team to drive forward strategic partnering in the following priority sectors: University now wishes to recruit a Compact Manager for the Low Carbon and Sustainability sector
Strategic Partnership Manager - Low Carbon and Sustainable Futures will lead the University’s external engagement activity with key external partners in these sectors, bringing a high level of sector expertise and knowledge. The successful candidate will be familiar with and advise on sectoral policy and engagement practices. They will also establish sectoral intelligence which will be used to identify target organisations and maximise the outcomes from these relationships with the University across its portfolio.
The successful candidate will have expert, evidence-based sectoral knowledge and a strong understanding of sectoral trends, challenges and opportunities. This will bring focus on and clarity to the sector needs and opportunities for both the University and its partners that will result in long term mutually beneficial strategic relationships. Your track record of initiating, facilitating and maintaining profitable commercial partnerships will be demonstrable and exemplary, highlighted by your successful experience of working in a product and/or service led organisation.
If you thrive in a dynamic environment of challenge and opportunity, have experience of working to or within the Low Carbon and Sustainability sectors and have ambition and passion in developing long term value driven partnerships, Nottingham Trent University can offer an exciting role, a competitive salary and the professional support to ensure you succeed.
If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, Jason Rhodes, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Commercial Services on 0115 848 3979 or via email: Jason.Rhodes@ntu.ac.uk
Interviews: 7 March 2017