Business Operations Manager

Penryn, Cornwall
Good Rates of Pay
04 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ref: UP0018

Job title: Business Operations Manager

Salary grade/ range: £28,500 to £31,000 depending upon experience


This is an exciting opportunity to join the teams delivering the 3 Innovation Centres in Cornwall. These are delivered by University of Plymouth on behalf of Cornwall Council and offer high quality, flexible office accommodation to facilitate the development of innovative, growth focused and knowledge based businesses.

Applications are invited for a Business Operations Manager to manage the operational delivery and development of the Cornish Innovation Centres whilst engaging with clients to support their development journeys. This role will be based at one of the Centres but requiring travel across all the Cornwall Innovation Centres.

Under the guidance of the Cornwall Innovation Centres Manager and operating as a member of the team, you will be responsible for managing the day to day operational delivery and continuous development of the services delivered through the Innovation Centres in Cornwall. Ensuring high quality engagement for centre clients and that student opportunities and jobs are identified along with collaborative opportunities between the knowledge base and business community.

Responsibility for ensuring that contract compliance and financial performance targets are achieved or exceeded at all times. Enabling staff within the centres to develop and perform within an open, engaging community, focused on innovation and growth.

This is a full-time post, employed by UoPEL, working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis. As UoPEL is a subsidiary of the University of Plymouth, please note that there are separate terms and conditions for entitlements and benefits, including a different pension provider.

For more information, please contact Bernard Curren, Innovation Centres Director & Innovation Lead, T: 01752 588905 M: 07891 740973.

Closing date: 12 midnight, Sunday 23 April 2017

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Delivered by Plymouth University on behalf of Cornwall Council