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About the Role
We are looking to appoint a Senior Partnerships Manager to support the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in its relationships with businesses, focusing on the development of substantial research partnerships through strategic initiatives, collaborative schemes and contract research. The post-holder will be responsible for advancing the external engagement of relevant schools, working with academic leaders to deliver innovative business solutions for clients involving research and development, knowledge transfer, consultancy and use of facilities.
Reporting to the Assistant Director - Business Development, the post-holder will lead, manage and deliver support for business collaborations across the Faculty including the line management of Business Development Managers. The post-holder and their team will work closely with our academic community, providing a high-level of client focus, to develop and maintain key partnerships and commercial opportunities - contributing to competitive research proposals, and advising on strategies to develop research and Knowledge Exchange activities. There will be an emphasis on generating substantial, long-term relationships with commercial partners.
Successful candidates will be business development professionals with a sales-orientated approach, experienced in identifying opportunities, developing partnerships, negotiating and closing out contracts, creating persuasive proposals and setting up and delivering business initiatives. You will have exceptional communication and relationship management skills, alongside commercial acumen and a proactive, creative approach to resourcing academic research. You will also have experience of working at the interface between public and private sectors, ideally gained through working in a similar role in a research-intensive University or commercial environment.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus, London. It is full-time, permanent appointment. The starting salary will be within the range of £55,840 – £62,415 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes.Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
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The closing date for applications is 9 March 2021.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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Finecast, a WPP company specialising in addressable TVaddressable TV, launched in the UK in September 2017.
As TV audiences’ fragment across a range of platforms and as viewing behaviours evolve, TV advertisers are grappling with how to continue making best use of their most trusted medium. Finecast was created to help solve this challenge.
Finecast enables advertisers to precision-target viewers across multiple on demand, linear and live streaming TV environments. Finecast gives advertisers the ability to deliver targeted ads to audiences watching TV content across multiple broadcasters, connected devices, set top boxes, over-the-top providers and game consoles – all through a single point of access with standardised measurement.
Finecast optimises delivery across the entire addressable TV marketplace. With access to hundreds of different targeting segments, from socio-economic to life stage, purchase and financial data, advertisers can identify and reach viewers whenever and wherever they are watching.
About the team
Finecast Global is made up of an expanding team of 100+ people spanning Engagement, Operations, Client Services, Marketing, Business Operations, Finance and Product, Data & Analytics functions.
Finecast is a team of individuals shaping the future of TV advertising and as such we set high standards for the individuals we hire and the skillsets they bring to our business. We are a rapidly growing organisation that require a hands-on approach with creative thinking, strong communication skills and a passion for what we do that translates into real energy in our team culture. There is no place for politics – Finecast is a fun, open, honest place to work where we support each other for our mutual success.
The Partnerships Director will sit within the Finecast Global team reporting into the Senior Director of Global Commercial and Business Operations, with dual responsibilities to both the Global Business Operations and UK Product teams. The objectives of the Partnerships Director will focus on supporting the management and continued development of Finecast’s global commercial relationships and processes with new and existing partners. With a broader responsibility for supporting the implementation and management of operational processes which support the growth and success of all Finecast teams.This is a dynamic role and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. You will work closely with all Finecast markets and responsibilities will include:
• Driving value from Finecast’s partnerships in order to deliver compelling solutions for our clients
• Establishing processes that enable local-level success and replicating that success in other Finecast Markets, in areas such as audience data, measurement business tools or operational efficiencies.
Global Responsibilities of the Partnerships Director include:
1. Commercial Partnership Management
• Supporting the management of our commercial relationships with global vendors, ensuring that partnerships are effective and meeting key objectives.
• Support the identification and evaluation of new vendors providing operational solutions.
• Serving as a global point of contact for commercial queries.
2. Operations & Processes
• Working closely with Finecast’s Legal and Finance teams to ensure onboarding and on-going management of partners adheres to internal WPP, GroupM and Finecast processes.
• Supporting the creation of processes which ensure the continued development and communication of team identity, vision and cultural values.
• This will include the evaluation and implementation of tools and services that enhance these processes.
3. Global Markets
• Support all Finecast market teams on relevant projects as and when required.
UK responsibilities of the Partnerships Director include:
1. Vendor management
• Play a pivotal role in contract negotiations and reviews
• Manage the relationship with Finecast’s existing and potential partners.
• Leading regular QBRs
2. Evaluation process
• Lead and maintain an up-to-date analysis and Finecast point of view across existing and emerging technologies in the market relevant to planning, audience and measurement solutions. Responsibilities
• Carry out detailed evaluation, including short term market research pieces through to full RFI/RFP comparisons and testing.
• Develop and evolve a thorough RFI/RFP framework, managing the communication with internal and external stakeholders.
3. Operational functions
• Evolve and maintain an efficient process with Finance for tracking and signing off audience and measurement costs.
• Managing ad hoc requests and queries relating to data and technology solutions. • Support the wider UK Product team on relevant projects as and when required
The ideal candidate will have the following:
• relevant industry experience.
• Experience in leading and developing POVs on technology solutions, including gap analysis, both in terms of technical and commercial requirements.
• Experience in negotiating pricing plans.
• Understanding of how to assess client requirements to support in recommendations for technology solutions.
• Experience in data onboarding and specifications.
• Be able to lead commercial and technical conversations with vendors. Technical and commercial acumen in order to review terms and contracts producing legal and business users with crib notes.
• Positive attitude and passionate about your work.
GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us via TalentTeam.UK@GroupM.com.
Fixed Term Contract to 31st March 2022
People experiencing multiple disadvantage face a combination of problems including homelessness, substance misuse, contact with the criminal justice system and mental ill health. They fall through the gaps between services and systems, making it harder for them to address their problems and lead fulfilling lives.
Mind works with Clinks, Homeless Link and Collective Voice through the Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) coalition. Working together, we support local areas across England to develop effective, coordinated approaches to tackling multiple disadvantage that can increase wellbeing, reduce costs to public services and improve people’s lives. We draw on our shared knowledge and practical experience to change policy, so that everyone experiencing multiple disadvantage can reach their full potential and contribute to their communities.
The Partnerships Manager is part of the Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) Local Networks Team.This team is formed experts on homelessness, criminal justice, substance misuse and mental health from across the MEAM partner organisations.
Working as part of this team the MEAM Partnerships Manager will provide practical, hands-on support to local areas, helping them to design and deliver better coordinated services and system for and with people experiencing multiple disadvantage, providing mental health specialism for the team. They will also work to raise the profile of this work and the needs of people facing multiple disadvantage nationally in Mind and across the local Mind network.
MEAM works with over 40 local areas across the country to improve local services and systems for people facing multiple disadvantage. Our team of Partnership Managers provides direct support to these local areas, helping them to learn from each other and providing independent support and challenge.
At full capacity, the post-holder will support around nine local areas across London and the South East. In the current context of the pandemic, the successful applicant will be comfortable with delivering all support remotely online, but will also be willing to travel for face-to-face support when it is safe to do so.
The main purpose of the MEAM Partnerships Manager is to deliver our work on the MEAM Approach, working closely with other Local Network Team Members in the MEAM organisations to ensure excellent support to local areas. They will also provide support to the National Lottery Community Fund’s Fulfilling Lives programme, working closely with Local Networks Team and external partners.
With substantial understanding of homelessness, criminal justice, mental health service, you will have knowledge of ways to better coordinate services and systems for people facing multiple disadvantage. Candidates will have demonstrable experience of working closely with strategic partners in statutory orginisations, coupled with establishing and sustaining partnerships that proactively tackle complex problems at a strategi level.A lived experience of empath and understanding of multiple disadvantage and / or mental health, with experience and / or knowledge of commissioning processes would be desirable, however is not essential.
Closing Date: 23rd March 2021
Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.
This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the next six months or until updated government guidelines are published. However, if / when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.
Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria.
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