Associate Head of School – Enterprise and Commercial, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Opening Date:
25 Nov 2016
Closing Date:
3 Jan 2016
Salary Range:

4 year fixed term post

Reporting to the Head of School with a functional reporting line to the Faculty’s Associate Dean – Enterprise & Commercial, you will have specific responsibility for developing the Enterprise and Commercial agenda across the School, ensuring portfolio objectives are understood and applied effectively in fulfilment of the University’s Mission Statement and Corporate Plan. With guidance from the Associate Dean – Enterprise & Commercial, you will interpret and apply the Faculty Enterprise & Commercialisation (E&C) strategies throughout the School. You will work with colleagues in CU Services Ltd and the Enterprise and Innovation Unit to support academic colleagues to realize these strategies. You will work closely with fellow AHoS appointees assigned differing portfolios, both within their Faculty and School, and with the Associate Deans and peers carrying Enterprise & Commercial responsibilities to ensure best practice across the University.

You will be expected to network proactively and develop public and private sector health related partnerships at a national and international level. You will also work closely with colleagues in developing partnerships with major corporate clients to ensure opportunities for the School are identified and delivered.

Supporting colleagues within the School you will identify and advise on enterprise opportunities for the School’s discipline areas. You will lead the development of assigned staff in the development and delivery of CPD/consultancy, and knowledge transfer activity. In addition, you will oversee the delivery of a range of CPD, Summer School and Consultancy activities, ensuring that financial returns are achieved by the School. This position will require you to represent the School internally, externally and internationally.

Interviews will be held on 19 January. Informal enquiries to Suzanne Hilton, Deputy Head of School. Please visit our website at for full details and to apply.