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Business Engagement Officer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF43153

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 04/01/2023

Job live date: 10/11/2022

Salary: £32,348 - £42,155

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Research Services

Division: Knowledge Transfer Centre

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Engagement Officer to join the team supporting business engagement.

In this role you will be a key member of the team providing operational support for our engagement with business from first contact, through networking opportunities and specific initiatives and activities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • The triage, assessment and prioritisation of enquiries coming into the Knowledge Transfer Centre;
  • Working with Business Relationship Managers (BRMs), academics and external stakeholders to deliver key initiatives that support our engagement with business;
  • Co-ordinate and prepare content to be used in media and communication channels and case studies.

You will have:

  • A degree or equivalent experience with a good understanding of business processes;
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with ability to successfully plan and organise meetings and events;
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills with an interest in marketing.

Interviews will be held 17 January 2023

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Business Relationships and Commercialisation

Contact role:

Business Relationship Manager

Contact name:

Carol McAnally

Contact name:

Kimberley Steed German

Contact email:

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.



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