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KTP Manager

Research Development & Business Engag't

Jubilee Campus

£44,263 to £56,021 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Closing Date
Thursday 25 July 2024


Since 1975, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) have been helping businesses innovate for growth. They are unique collaborative partnerships creating positive impact and driving innovation.

KTPs connect forward thinking businesses with the UK’s world class knowledge bases to deliver a business led innovation projects.

For the last 20 years the University of Nottingham has been a leading participant in the scheme with one of the largest and most consistent portfolios of projects with businesses of all sizes and with academics from across the institution. 

The purpose of this role is to lead the team in the development of new proposals, the management of existing partnerships and oversee the effective delivery of post award administration and financial tasks to the projects. 

For commercial enquires you will take a hands on approach to inward enquiries and working with colleagues across the institution, identify academic colleagues with relevant expertise. Likewise with academic colleagues you will provide expertise and advice on the scheme and help them to find and work with suitable external partners.

The successful candidate will be expected to use their excellent interpersonal skills and experience to manage these differing relationships and enable successful partnership working. These skills and experience need not necessarily be gained as a direct result of having worked in an academic environment but in previous roles where excellent communication and people skills are vital.

This post is offered on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part-time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may also be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Paul Yeomans, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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