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Bid Development Officer

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff, WA
6 days ago
Cardiff, WA
£34.804k - £39.152k Per Year
6 days ago
£34.804k - £39.152k Per Year

 

Job Title:

Bid Development Officer

School/Unit:

Research & Innovation Services

Location:

Llandaff Campus, Cardiff

Salary:

Grade 6A/B, £34,804 - £39,152 per annum

Hours:

Up to 37 hours per week – part-time options / job share considered

Tenure:

Fixed term until December 2023

 

Welsh University of the Year 2021 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide

 

Our performance in this year’s Guide is exceptional.  Our University was the biggest riser in Wales, and the third biggest in the UK, placing us in the UK top 40 for student satisfaction with teaching quality and the wider student experience. 

 

We are very pleased that our strong performance has resulted in the University attracting high numbers of well qualified students and we are now seeking additional staff in both our academic schools and professional services departments.

The opportunity

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is based at Cardiff Metropolitan University's Llandaff Campus, from where the team supports research and innovation interactions with business and the wider community. At an operational level, we are the gateway through which external organisations can access the support and knowledge base of the University. We work with colleagues across Cardiff Met’s five academic schools and all units on a broad range of research and knowledge transfer activities maximising the commercial and social value of the University's research. We work with businesses through collaboration, consultancy, offering the opportunity for businesses to work with our students and the use of our resources and facilities. RIS is also home to the Global Academies which is a strategic initiative of the University to support and encourage interdisciplinary, impactful and international research, innovation and postgraduate education that addresses global challenges identified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Wellbeing of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015. Our three Global Academies are Health and Human Performance; Food Science, Safety and Security; and Human Centred Design.

The role-holder will assist schools, academics and departments in the acquisition of industry-focussed collaborative opportunities. In particular targeting the development of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP), Innovate UK and Welsh Government SMART funded projects. The Knowledge Transfer Officer (KTO) will occupy a key role in Cardiff Metropolitan University’s mission to support industry and commerce through a wide variety of commercial activity.

The role will primarily involve working alongside academic colleagues and funding bodies to develop proposals with a view to securing external income. The KTO will work closely with the Business Liaison Officer (BLO) to source and connect relevant academics with opportunities / applications in a timely manner. Duties will include the writing of funding applications and the related costing and pricing of projects, providing effective liaison between Cardiff Met and clients / potential clients, providing support and advice to companies and academics, developing a portfolio of knowledge transfer activity and maintaining appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms.

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience.

What you’ll do – key duties

Identifying and targeting tenders / sources of funding for projects, e.g. Innovate UK and Welsh Government SMART funding.

 

Providing advice and support to academic schools in identifying, developing and submitting successful funding applications for knowledge transfer activities including Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) and Innovate UK programmes.
Writing proposals, tenders and bids in collaboration with academics, schools and Global Academies.

Completion of accurate costing and pricing for a wide range of projects.

Supporting the development of contractual agreements for the successful management of approved projects, including agreements regarding intellectual property and terms of collaboration.

Providing on-going support, guidance and advice to clients and academic departments as necessary, therefore ensuring the smooth running of industry / academic projects.

Chairing regular meetings with schools, academics and other internal departments to develop and sustain an innovation culture.

What you’ll bring – essential experience & strengths

Best practice in developing and delivering commercial projects (e.g. consultancy, training, contract research).

Knowledge of monitoring commercial projects.

Good working knowledge of MS Office applications, in particular Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

A track record of writing successful funding bids e.g. public sector funding / tenders / research bids.

Experience of providing advice to a variety of public, private and not-for-profit organisations.

 

What you’ll have - essential qualifications

Degree or equivalent experience.

Our total reward package

We have a range of great benefits for employees including:

Annual leave of 35 days, plus 12 bank holiday / concessionary days

Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous contributions

Flexible and remote working opportunities

Award winning sports and fitness facilities with subsidised membership, plus subsidised physiotherapy/complementary therapy/sports massage

Access to all library facilities

Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work

 

How to apply

 

If you would like to talk with us about this opportunity please contact Matthew Taylor, Director of Innovation at mtaylor@Cardiffmet.ac.uk

 

To start your application please visit www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/jobs

 

Closing date:  Monday 8 March 2021, 4:30 pm.

 

Should a high volume of applications be received, we may need to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible.

 

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. Our Strategic Plan underpins our commitment to recruit and retain the best talent and we welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.  We appoint on merit.

 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic all of our recruitment is being conducted virtually. We aim to respond to your application as soon as possible.

 

 

Further Information

Full Job Description and Person Specification

Our Candidate Pack

Please visit our website for information about working for us, our culture, benefits, work-life balance and our career progression and development opportunities.

 

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Care Assistant - Elderly / Dementia

Randstad Care

Aberdare, WA
4 days ago
Aberdare, WA
£9 - £11 Per Hour
4 days ago
£9 - £11 Per Hour

Are you passionate about caring for the elderly? Can you provide excellent care to our service users who have Dementia? Well We have a very exciting opportunity available for care assistants who have these qualities to help with personal care, to help with feeding and just to be there to bring a smile to our service users' faces just by being there to chat to and have a cuppa with.
This is an ongoing role with a view of being taken on full time after a probation period of 12 weeks.
The role is commencing as soon as possible and is situated in Penarth town center so very easy to get to via Buses or train.
We are looking for staff to cover Day and Night shifts
To be considered for this role, experience of working within a similar secure setting in the care sector is preferable, This role can be extremely physically challenging, but very rewarding.
Responsibilities:
Providing support to vulnerable people to:
  • Follow the Service Delivery Plan that has been written with the individual
    Personal care - helping to wash and dress
  • Helping our service users to eat
  • Looking after their emotional needs by interacting with our service users

Requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Must have at least 6-1 year experience in the care sector
  • Must have a valid DBS that is registered on the update service
  • Must have manual handling and First aid practical training
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A flexible attitude to working hours.
  • Qualified in Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care or evidenced experience.

Benefits:
  • Free training.
  • annual leave.
  • Opportunity to work overtime hours with bonus payments.

If you're looking to join a company with fantastic opportunities, competitive salary, working with a friendly team then this could be the role for you. To avoid missing out on such a brilliant opportunity to join a market leader in the area, please apply by either calling 02920 877510 or via email
This role is open to receiving applications over the next two weeks. Within 10 days of the closing date, appropriate applicants will be invited to register with Randstad Care.
Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.
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Care Assistant - Elderly / Dementia

Randstad Care

Aberdare, WA
3 days ago
Aberdare, WA
£9 - £11 Per Hour
3 days ago
£9 - £11 Per Hour

Are you passionate about caring for the elderly? Can you provide excellent care to our service users who have Dementia? Well We have a very exciting opportunity available for care assistants who have these qualities to help with personal care, to help with feeding and just to be there to bring a smile to our service users' faces just by being there to chat to and have a cuppa with.

This is an ongoing role with a view of being taken on full time after a probation period of 12 weeks.

We are looking for staff to cover Day and Night shifts

To be considered for this role, experience of working within a similar secure setting in the care sector is preferable, This role can be extremely physically challenging, but very rewarding.

Responsibilities:

Providing support to vulnerable people to:

  • Follow the Service Delivery Plan that has been written with the individual
    Personal care - helping to wash and dress
  • Helping our service users to eat
  • Looking after their emotional needs by interacting with our service users

Requirements

  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Must have at least 6-1 year experience in the care sector
  • Must have a valid DBS that is registered on the update service
  • Must have manual handling and First aid practical training
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A flexible attitude to working hours.
  • Qualified in Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care or evidenced experience.

Benefits:

  • Free training.
  • annual leave.
  • Opportunity to work overtime hours with bonus payments.

If you're looking to join a company with fantastic opportunities, competitive salary, working with a friendly team then this could be the role for you. To avoid missing out on such a brilliant opportunity to join a market leader in the area, please apply by either calling 02920 877510 or via email

This role is open to receiving applications over the next two weeks. Within 10 days of the closing date, appropriate applicants will be invited to register with Randstad Care.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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Sales Support Administrator

Greensquares

Merthyr Tydfil, WA
4 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, WA
£23k - £23k Per Year
4 days ago
£23k - £23k Per Year

Greensquares have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Support Administrator to join their team based currently in Cardiff but relocating to Merthyr Tydfil in early 2022.


Location: Merthyr Tydfil (relocating from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil in early 2022)


Salary: up to £23,000 per annum pro rata


Contract: Permanent, full time


Starting: March 2021


Hours: 9am - 5pm Mon - Fri
Holidays: 25 days (pro rata) plus bank holidays


Sales Support Administrator - About Us:



Greensquares is one of the leading companies for outdoor living products. Using only the highest quality low-maintenance products, we're dedicated to helping our clients get more from their outdoor space. With a large customer database and an excellent working environment, we are looking for a strong candidate to take up a 6-month Sales Support Administrator role located at our head office in Cardiff.


Sales Support Administrator - The Role:



To assist sales team in their daily functions. Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will perform sales-based operational tasks to strengthen our customer service and achieve targets


Sales Support Administrator - Key Responsibilities:


- Support the sales team by answering phone calls & assisting with enquiries


- Liaise with clients, suppliers, and our transportation company


- Damage, complaint and warranty handling


- Processing refunds & credit notes


- Distribution of website enquires to the sales team or relevant department


- Process orders from our ecommerce website


- Assist with aged debtor anomalies & orderbook


- Update sales team & clients of any key changes


- Follow up with clients for feedback, reviews & project photos


- Direct contact for sales team members who are out of the office


Sales Support Administrator - You:


Essential


- Excellent communication skills


- Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively


- Complaint management experience


- Customer service experience


- Professional telephone manner


- Ability to work under own initiative


- Computer literate with experience of Microsoft Excel, Word.


- Minimum 2 years previous experience within similar role


- Tenacious can-do approach


Desirable


- Knowledge of installation or building trade


- Experience using Salesforce CRM


- Experience using Sage 200


To submit your CV for this exciting Sales Support Administrator opportunity, please click 'Apply' now.

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Part Time Event Organiser

Cheeki Monkeys

Aberdare, WA
1 day ago
Aberdare, WA
1 day ago

Home Based Baby Event Organisers required in ALL areas of the UK.

 

Part time/Full time Available (set your own hours!)

 

Organise our Nearly New BABY Sales. Work from home. Join our 100+ team. Trusted company!

 

Work hours that fit around your family commitments; part-time, full-time, daytime or evenings the choice is yours!

 

ABOUT CHEEKI MONKEYS

Established in 2014, Cheeki Monkeys has become the largest, most widespread and well-known organiser of Nearly New Baby Sales in the UK with 2,000+ Events, 60K+ Stallholders and 300K+ Event visitors.

 

Our Nearly New Baby Sales are community events for the whole family, where mums & dads can buy or sell quality, gently used babies' and children’s toys, clothes and equipment. Family orientated crafters and businesses also have a chance to promote their services/products to their target audience. These events are becoming increasingly popular, regularly attracting hundreds of visitors!

 

WHY JOIN US (Event Organiser Benefits)

  • 100+ team... connect with our friendly bunch of Monkeys
  • Reputable company
  • Set your own hours
  • Eliminate child care costs
  • Work from the comfort of your home
  • Achieve the perfect work/life balance
  • No experience required
  • Proven methods > profit from our insider trade secrets
  • Have FUN whilst you work
  • Appealing career in high demand!

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (Event Organiser)

Cheeki Monkeys are recruiting event organisers for a varied role within our already successful team.

 

As a Cheeki Monkeys event organiser, your tasks will involve:

 

  • Sourcing venues to hold our events
  • Uploading upcoming event dates to free event listing websites and parent forums
  • Promoting our Nearly New Baby Sales via Social Media platforms
  • Building relationships with family orientated business
  • Overseeing event days; venue setup/directing stallholders to their allocated pitches etc.

 

Most of your work will involve marketing your events online (using Facebook etc.). This role is suitable for people of all ages and backgrounds, NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED as Cheeki Monkeys will provide you with all of the knowledge that you require to be a successful event organiser within our organisation. Our mentoring techniques are valued highly by our existing team of event organisers.

 

Working with Cheeki Monkeys is like being part of a supportive family, our team are a friendly bunch and welcome new event organisers with open arms. The ongoing support that you will receive from Cheeki Monkeys and our current event organisers is unrivalled.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic computer skills and access to the internet
  • Access to Microsoft Office to be able to open documents in MS Word & Excel
  • An interest in planning and coordinating community events
  • You should be an individual who enjoys being part of a team
  • You should be a people person, willing to make new friends
  • You should have the ability to create relationships with people from all walks of life
  • You should possess a good command of both verbal and written English

 

Being helpful, friendly and welcoming are the most essential attributes required to succeed as an event organiser.

 

CATCH THE MOOD OF THE MOMENT

These types of events are becoming an ever-increasing popular place for parents to trade their pre-loved goods. The number of Nearly New BABY Sales in the UK is growing at a rapid rate... take action now and grab your slice of this upward trend.

 

For more detailed information, act now before your area gets snapped up... once it’s gone, it’s gone and they are going FAST!

 

Click APPLY to view further details...

 

View more info and check out some feedback from our event organisers:

https://www.cheekimonkeys.co.uk/home-based-events-organisers

 

Follow/like us on Facebook 39K likes: https://www.facebook.com/cheekimonkeys

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Maintenance 4am-10am Aberdare

McDonalds Corporation

Aberdare
11 days ago
Aberdare
11 days ago

Position Description

Join us and you'll become part of a crew, or a team, that works together to provide the best customer experience. If you've visited one of our restaurants before, youve probably got some idea of what's involved in maintaining a restaurant. But you might not realise the variety and scope of the role. Specific responsibilities will include maintaining outside landscaping, painting and varnishing, maintaining parking facilities and completion of non-electrical small equipment repairs.

Position Requirements

Quite simply, you'll be working in our fast moving, high energy environment and you'll be required to assist the restaurant management team in operating the store efficiently by maintaining the equipment and building in prime condition. You'll need to work with external contractors to make sure repairs are carried out with minimal disruption to customers.

Position Attributes

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Female Support Worker

Westcountry Case Management

Aberdare, WA
4 days ago
Aberdare, WA
4 days ago
Female Support Worker
Aberdare, Glamorgan
About Us
Maximising potential for over 20 years, Westcountry Case Management provides a specialist case management service that helps individuals recruit their own support workers. We have just been rated as Outstanding in our recent CQC inspection.
Our ambition is to inspire clients, their relatives and professionals alike by consistently attaining excellent outcomes; supporting people with compassion and kindness.
We are currently looking for a Female Support Worker to provide a high level of care to our client, a ten-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, at her home in Aberdare.
 
The Benefits
- Salary of £11.22 - £13.26 per hour
- Work directly for the end client and not an agency
- Make a positive, lasting difference to a young person’s life
- Take on a wonderfully rewarding role helping in the day-to-day life of this child
- Statutory benefits and holiday
The Role
As a Female Support Worker, you will provide an excellent level of care to our client.
Based at the client’s home, you will assist her with all personal care needs, support the delivery of her therapy programme and help her to get involved with community activities.
About You
To join us as a Female Support Worker, you will need:
- Previous experience of caring for children or adolescents with physical or learning disabilities
- To be registered with, or working towards registration with, Social Care Wales
- To hold a recognised Health and Social Care qualification (NVQ Level 2 or a Diploma) or have completed the All Wales Induction Framework, or be willing to complete this within 6 months of starting if successful
- A full, valid driving licence
Due to the personal care nature of this role, only female applicants will be considered. This post is compliant with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements.
Other organisations may call this role Support Worker, Young People Support Worker, Adolescent Support Worker, Children’s Care Assistant, Care Assistant, Children’s Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, or Personal Care Assistant.
This role will involve working up to 144 hours over a four week period, on a flexible basis, covering both day and waking night shifts. Those seeking a zero hours contract will also be considered.
This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS. You will also be required to register with the DBS Update Service.
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date, should there be a good response to the advert.
Due to the current climate, interviews will be held via Zoom/Skype/other such teleconferencing tools, therefore candidates MUST HAVE the ability to attend interview via these methods.
So, if you’re looking for a rewarding new role as a Female Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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General Practice Receptionist

National Health Service

Blackwood, WA
7 days ago
Blackwood, WA
£15.162k - £15.162k Per Year
7 days ago
£15.162k - £15.162k Per Year

Job Reference: 040-W93011-014-0321

Employer:
GP Practices - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Department:
Blackwood Medical Group
Location:
Blackwood
Salary:
£9.02

The successful candidate will be employed by the GP Practice/Medical Centre, not Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Receptionist to join our busy, thriving practice. We operate from 2 sites (Avicenna Medical Centre and Oakdale Medical Centre) providing high quality care to our patients.

Candidates must be computer literate and have an excellent telephone manner. Previous experience in a surgery environment and experience of Vision computer system a distinct advantage, however full training will be given. Duties include answering the telephone, booking appointments, patient follow up for test results, generating repeat prescriptions, contacting patients for recall and action needed following hospital appointments.

This is a very challenging and rewarding post where duties are varied. Immediate start available.

You will support the team to deliver excellent Customer Service with energy and enthusiasm, encouraging constantly improving services for our Patients. You will also provide administrative support to the clinical team

The contracted hours are between 7:45am and 8pm, however the work patterns for this vacancy will vary between 8.30am to 6.30pm, flexibility to cover early or late shifts, holidays and sickness is essential.

20 hours per week.



Aneurin Bevan University Health Board reserves the right to close this vacancy early on behalf of the Practice, after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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Directorate Support Manager

National Health Service

Prince Charles Hospital, WA
5 days ago
Prince Charles Hospital, WA
£38.89k - £44.503k Per Year
5 days ago
£38.89k - £44.503k Per Year

Job Reference: 110-AC088-0221

Employer:
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Department:
Medical Directorate
Location:
Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includesage, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.


THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 18 MONTHS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the Merthyr & Cynon ILG Medical Directorate Team as the Directorate Support Manager.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 10th March 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hayley Price - Deputy Directorate Manager

Hayley.Price5@wales.nhs.uk



Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Please note that the inbox is not monitored. If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 02920 905353.

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Aberdare - Part Time Staff Member

McDonalds Corporation

Aberdare
11 days ago
Aberdare
11 days ago

Position Description

Join us and you'll become part of a crew, or a team, that works together to provide the best customer experience. If you've visited one of our restaurants before, you’ve probably got some idea of what's involved in working here. But you might not realise the variety and scope of the role. We want every McDonald's customer to have a brilliant experience, every time they visit.  That means hot food in a clean and friendly restaurant.  As a Crew Member, you'll make it happen, whether you're preparing food, serving on the till or being out in the dining areas looking after our customers' needs.

Position Requirements

Quite simply, you'll be working in our fast moving, high energy environment and we’re looking for a genuine smile plus an ability to connect with customers and make them feel valued.

Position Attributes

Salary

£34.804k - £39.152k Per Year

Job Type

Contractor, Full Time

Posted

6 days ago

Description

 

Job Title:

Bid Development Officer

School/Unit:

Research & Innovation Services

Location:

Llandaff Campus, Cardiff

Salary:

Grade 6A/B, £34,804 - £39,152 per annum

Hours:

Up to 37 hours per week – part-time options / job share considered

Tenure:

Fixed term until December 2023

 

Welsh University of the Year 2021 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide

 

Our performance in this year’s Guide is exceptional.  Our University was the biggest riser in Wales, and the third biggest in the UK, placing us in the UK top 40 for student satisfaction with teaching quality and the wider student experience. 

 

We are very pleased that our strong performance has resulted in the University attracting high numbers of well qualified students and we are now seeking additional staff in both our academic schools and professional services departments.

The opportunity

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) is based at Cardiff Metropolitan University's Llandaff Campus, from where the team supports research and innovation interactions with business and the wider community. At an operational level, we are the gateway through which external organisations can access the support and knowledge base of the University. We work with colleagues across Cardiff Met’s five academic schools and all units on a broad range of research and knowledge transfer activities maximising the commercial and social value of the University's research. We work with businesses through collaboration, consultancy, offering the opportunity for businesses to work with our students and the use of our resources and facilities. RIS is also home to the Global Academies which is a strategic initiative of the University to support and encourage interdisciplinary, impactful and international research, innovation and postgraduate education that addresses global challenges identified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Wellbeing of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015. Our three Global Academies are Health and Human Performance; Food Science, Safety and Security; and Human Centred Design.

The role-holder will assist schools, academics and departments in the acquisition of industry-focussed collaborative opportunities. In particular targeting the development of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP), Innovate UK and Welsh Government SMART funded projects. The Knowledge Transfer Officer (KTO) will occupy a key role in Cardiff Metropolitan University’s mission to support industry and commerce through a wide variety of commercial activity.

The role will primarily involve working alongside academic colleagues and funding bodies to develop proposals with a view to securing external income. The KTO will work closely with the Business Liaison Officer (BLO) to source and connect relevant academics with opportunities / applications in a timely manner. Duties will include the writing of funding applications and the related costing and pricing of projects, providing effective liaison between Cardiff Met and clients / potential clients, providing support and advice to companies and academics, developing a portfolio of knowledge transfer activity and maintaining appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms.

You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience.

What you’ll do – key duties

Identifying and targeting tenders / sources of funding for projects, e.g. Innovate UK and Welsh Government SMART funding.

 

Providing advice and support to academic schools in identifying, developing and submitting successful funding applications for knowledge transfer activities including Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) and Innovate UK programmes.

Writing proposals, tenders and bids in collaboration with academics, schools and Global Academies.

Completion of accurate costing and pricing for a wide range of projects.

Supporting the development of contractual agreements for the successful management of approved projects, including agreements regarding intellectual property and terms of collaboration.

Providing on-going support, guidance and advice to clients and academic departments as necessary, therefore ensuring the smooth running of industry / academic projects.

Chairing regular meetings with schools, academics and other internal departments to develop and sustain an innovation culture.

What you’ll bring – essential experience & strengths

Best practice in developing and delivering commercial projects (e.g. consultancy, training, contract research).

Knowledge of monitoring commercial projects.

Good working knowledge of MS Office applications, in particular Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

A track record of writing successful funding bids e.g. public sector funding / tenders / research bids.

Experience of providing advice to a variety of public, private and not-for-profit organisations.

 

What you’ll have - essential qualifications

Degree or equivalent experience.

Our total reward package

We have a range of great benefits for employees including:

Annual leave of 35 days, plus 12 bank holiday / concessionary days

Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous contributions

Flexible and remote working opportunities

Award winning sports and fitness facilities with subsidised membership, plus subsidised physiotherapy/complementary therapy/sports massage

Access to all library facilities

Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work

 

How to apply

 

If you would like to talk with us about this opportunity please contact Matthew Taylor, Director of Innovation at mtaylor@Cardiffmet.ac.uk

 

To start your application please visit www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/jobs

 

Closing date:  Monday 8 March 2021, 4:30 pm.

 

Should a high volume of applications be received, we may need to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible.

 

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. Our Strategic Plan underpins our commitment to recruit and retain the best talent and we welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.  We appoint on merit.

 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic all of our recruitment is being conducted virtually. We aim to respond to your application as soon as possible.

 

 

Further Information

Full Job Description and Person Specification

Our Candidate Pack

Please visit our website for information about working for us, our culture, benefits, work-life balance and our career progression and development opportunities.