Innovation Operations Manager

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From £51,034 - £59, 135 p.a (Grade 8)
27 May 2021
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Innovation Operations Manager

Salary: £51,034 - £59,135 per annum (Grade 8)

Vacancy Number: 11112BR

CardiffInnovaitons@sbarc is aimed at encouraging innovation, co-creation and collaboration: people working together across academic disciplines and with practitioners across private, public and third sectors to stimulate innovation and impact for the benefit of the economy and society. CardiffInnovaitons@sbarc will be physically located at the heart of the University’s multidisciplinary Innovation Campus in a new, purpose-built 12,000sq.m building, opening at the end of 2021. The building will contain a range of  incubator spaces to encourage the growth of spinout companies and closer interaction with businesses wishing to co-locate at the University.

Cardiff Medicentre is a business incubator with office and laboratory facilities for companies involved in biotech and life sciences and is a Joint venture between Cardiff University and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, providing a physical hub which underpins the Clinical Innovation Strategy, and which creates a flagship for Clinical Innovation at the Heath Park.  With 32 offices and laboratory units, the Medicentre provides support for enterprises with the potential to significantly improve the health and wealth of Wales and beyond.  It also acts as the catalyst for encouraging closer interaction on activities between Cardiff University and the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board on the development of innovative projects for both clinical and non-clinical benefit. 

The Innovations Operations Manager will manage the University’s activities within CardiffInnovaitons@sbarc and the Cardiff Medicentre including providing support, advice and guidance to academics, businesses, third sector organisations and students, leading projects and assisting with the University’s own spinout activities and the SetSquared partnership. 

This post is full time and is available immediately. 

Closing date: Friday, 18 June 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only.  We now invite external applications.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds.  We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.