Senior enterprise project manager - Interim

27 Jul 2016 12:04 PM | Emma Lythgoe (Administrator)

Senior enterprise project manager - Interim

SOAS is investing into its enterprise activities. An exciting opportunity has come up to work with the Research and Enterprise Office at SOAS, University of London to support the enterprise unit develop and grow its income-generating activities.

 We are seeking a dynamic individual or organisation to support the existing enterprise team of 4 people for a period of up to 6 months, working on the ground with the team to build up contacts and increase the financial contribution from enterprise activities. This includes supporting operational activities, particularly large bids and business planning but also exploring and facilitating new opportunities both with regard to tailored business propositions and executive training. We are also anticipating the project manager will support the development of the enterprise portfolio as the team is growing.

Expressions of interest are invited from professionals with extensive experience of identifying and developing opportunities in the area of knowledge exchange who are accustomed to working in the interface between business / government and academia and with a strong track record of securing new business. Individuals interested in this opportunity should respond with a CV and an explanation (maximum 2 pages A4) of what they can offer to SOAS Enterprise and why they would be a suitable candidate for this role. Responses from organisations should sketch out how they would approach the delivery, the cost of their services and include company profile information, details of relevant previous clients/projects including naming the individual(s) participating in the work.

This could be an opportunity for someone already working in an HEI to be seconded to SOAS for the 6-month period.

 Deadline for expressions of interest: Tuesday 16th August, noon by email to

 Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview during the week commencing Monday 29th August, with a view to work starting in September / October.

 See for further information about current enterprise  activities at SOAS.

 If you have any questions please contact Silke Blohm on 020 7898 4005 or email

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