Senior Innovation Associate

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 19 May 2024

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

The Role
Following the success of Newcastle University's Arrow programme, we have rolled-out the model across the regional universities to expand the offer to business. To continue this expansion, we require an experienced Senior Innovation Associate to work on the new UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) funded Arrow innovation support programme. Working in the Arrow team within the University's Business Development and Enterprise directorate, the post-holder will co-ordinate, project manage and deliver a portfolio of collaborations between Newcastle University, regional organisations, and external partners. Further information on Arrow is available on our website here .

In order to be successful in this post you will have a degree in business and management, or other humanities and social science degree with relevant business experience related to the creative and/or cultural sectors. Previous experience of delivering short-term collaborative research, innovation, or business improvement projects in digital innovation, market development or evaluation within the creative and/or cultural sectors would be beneficial.

You will support the research and innovation activities of Newcastle University Business School (NUBS) and its collaborators, taking a hands-on role to deliver short, focussed projects for regional organisations.

We are open to discuss flexible and/or blended/hybrid working arrangements.

Proposed date for interview 30th May 2024

This post is part-funded by UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, and reports to the Arrow Programme Manager. The post is fixed term until 31st March 2025.

For an informal discussion on this opportunity, please contact Chris Angus (Arrow Programme Manager), 0191 222 5834, [email protected] .

To apply, please upload a CV and letter of application which outlines how you can evidence the skills, knowledge and abilities set out in the person specification.

Arrow is part of the In-TUNE project, which is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, supported by Durham County Council and the North of Tyne Combined Authority.

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