Business Development Officer (612518)

University of Strathclyde

Business Development Officer (612518)

Salary Not Specified

University of Strathclyde, Merchant City, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
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Posted 1 week ago, 5 Jun | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 612518

Full Job Description

Salary range: £31,396 - £34,980

FTE: 1

Term: Open-ended

Closing Date: 23 June 2024

Location: Renfrew


The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological institution and has a long history of working with industry to deliver strong business growth from access to research and innovation expertise. The latest major initiative continuing to deliver on this track record is through the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS).

As a magnet for innovation in advanced manufacturing, the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) group of specialist R&D centres, supports manufacturing, engineering and associated tech businesses of all sizes, to thrive domestically and internationally through accelerating productivity, embracing new digital technologies and achieving net-zero targets.

We turn smart ideas into reality and deliver ground-breaking research.

Coming from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, our passionate team works alongside industry, academia, and the public sector to solve problems, train the workforce of the future and generate the creative ideas that will transform manufacturing.

Ultimately, we are growing the economy, developing a vibrant and skilled talent pool and helping create prosperous, sustainable communities.

The position will involve:

• Ownership of capturing, tracking, and progressing leads through to project kick-off.
• Prepare costings and quotations for commercial and small R&D projects.
• Ownership and maintenance of data captured on customer relationship management system (Microsoft Dynamics 365) to ensure its integrity for reporting purposes.


To be considered for this role you will have the knowledge, skills and experience normally associated with an HNC/HND level qualification and be expected to demonstrate an enthusiasm for innovation and an interest in the manufacturing sector; or have relevant experience. You will have demonstrable experience in managing business processes, developing R&D proposals for industry. You will have experience of interfacing with staff engaged in business development, contracts, engineering, and industrial customers, building relationships across these contacts to ensure rapid responses to customer’s queries and appropriate prioritisation of tasks. You will have the ability to plan and organise your own workload and to work as part of a team.


This post is located at the NMIS building in Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS), Paisley (near Glasgow Airport). Please note the Innovation District has limited public transport services.



For informal enquiries, please contact Abid Hussain. Business Development Process Manager,