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Commercial Director
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF26309

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 27/01/2019

Job live date: 13/12/2018

Salary: Competitive salary

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Vice Chancellor's Office

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Permaent

The University of Reading is recruiting to the new role of Commercial Director, with responsibility to lead and develop the commercial strategy for the University. 

Leading a new Commercial Function for the University and with responsibility for the development of Thames Valley Science Park and other commercial activities.  You will work collaboratively with a range of senior colleagues to ensure the University is successfully identifying and developing commercial opportunities, income and relationships.

You will have strong leadership skills, a track record of developing successful commercial activities and the ability to build key strategic relationships with senior commercial contacts, but above all you will be able to achieve your objective to develop the commercial activities of the University within an ethos of partnership and collaboration.

We are working with TMP who are supporting recruitment to this role.  Informal enquiries should be directed to Suzy Fox at TMP but applications should be made online directly to the University.

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Recruitment Partner

Contact name:

Suzi Fox

Contact phone:

0117 910 3015

Contact email:

Closing date: 27/01/2019

Interview date: w/c 11/02/2019

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  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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