NBIC Vacancy: Partnership Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Partnership Officer at the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) University of Southampton office. As a critical member of the NBIC Operational Team, the successful candidate will provide effective project management support to NBIC held awards and funding, which will be invested in projects and activities that further the knowledge exchange and impact of our research outputs and support the delivery of NBIC’s Vision.

Salary: £32,348 to £39,745 per annum, Full Time Fixed Term until 30 November 2024

Closing date: Wednesday 14 December 2022

The NBIC Partnership Officer will Support the Chief Executive Officer and NBIC Operational Team in:

  • driving forward Innovation activities across NBIC
  • delivering the NBIC membership scheme and UK Biofilms Foundation
  • organising events to facilitate interactions with industry (research collaborations, knowledge, and technology transfer)
  • identifying and promoting the positive impact and success of NBIC activities both internally and externally

The successful candidate will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively. They will be well organised and adaptable taking a positive approach to managing a busy and complex workload. Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills are required as is commitment to identifying and measuring the positive impact and success of NBIC activities both internally and externally. The successful candidate would ideally have knowledge of Key Performance Indicators using in measuring the impact of innovation and research in the UK. They will have proven ability to work with multiple stakeholders from both academia and industry sectors, and will be able to communicate new and complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing.

The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading research universities. They are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture, and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Their flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support the belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as their people.

The university believes equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud and successful organisation.  A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.

To find out more about this position and to apply, please visit the University of Southampton website.