AURIL2017 Annual Conference
5th and 6th October 2017


Bristol Marriott Royal
College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TA 

Contact: Fiona Lees
  0141 548 4754

Strategic Partnership Manager – Low Carbon and Sustainable Futures
Closing 26 February 2017

Reference: 03687
Salary: Grade I (£37,075 - £46,924 p.a.)
Location: Nottingham Trent University

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, known as Compacts, with organisations. To support this aim, the EEE Directorate is establishing a new Compacts and Commercial Services 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

The 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 Compacts and Commercial Services on 0115 848 3979 or via email:

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Interviews: week commencing 6th March 2017