Deputy Director UCL Advances, - Ref:1248925
|UCL Department / Division||UCL Advances - Centre for Entrepreneurship|
|Salary (inclusive of London allowance)||circa £60,000 per annum exclusive of London Allowance £2,806|
Duties and Responsibilities
UCL Advances, the centre for entrepreneurship at UCL, was launched in 2007. It has grown to be one of the largest and most dynamic of such centres in UK higher education.
The Deputy Director will be responsible for many of the operational aspects of Advances, specifically the successful delivery of projects and activities, management of project-related staff, performance to budget, generating new projects.The Deputy Director will also be responsible for the day-to-day coordination with internal stakeholder groups including UCL faculties, departments and staff and external groups. The role will therefore have a significant external-facing component. Through effective leadership of the team, the Deputy Director will play a key role in the implementation and monitoring of UCL’s Enterprise strategy in the areas of entrepreneurship, business support, training, engagement and company creation.
The Deputy Director will have the ability to simultaneously think strategically and operationally with respect to how UCL Advances and UCL develop programmes that promote entrepreneurship in a differentiated manner relative to other leading universities around the world and in the UK. The successful candidate will have significant entrepreneurial initiative and flair, as well as creativity in developing new value-creating relationships with UCL Advances’ stakeholders (i.e. entrepreneurs, academics, and investors). They will be responsible for the majority of Advances’ day-to-day activities including the provision of a range of high quality business out-reach and engagement activities, small company training and business support activities, contributions to Advances public policy activities, the design and development of a wide range of non-degree educational workshops, operational responsibility for much of UCL Advance’s budget planning, implementing operating budget and motivating and directing the team.
In addition to the person specification criteria, the successful candidate will need to meet UCL’s expectations of Management competency as outlined in ‘Competency expectations of post holders with management responsibilities' http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/competencies/index.php
For queries regarding the post, please contact Deepa Visavadia via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 020 3108 3280
|Closing Date||11 June 2012|
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.