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Job Vacancy: Business Innovation Officer

28 October 2020

We are seeking to appoint a Business Innovation Officer for The Acceleration Through Innovation Project (ATI2); a £3.4 million, 3 year project which is supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

Led by University of Plymouth, ATI2 raises awareness of innovation as a growth tool for business and provides intensive support to those ready to innovate and commercialise new ideas.

If you require more about the role please contact Jo Hancock, ATI2 Programme Manager by emailing

This is a part-time position working 22.5 hour per week on a fixed-term basis until 28 February 2023 due to the nature of the funding.

This position is based at the Pool Innovation Centre, Cornwall.

Interviews are expected to take please Tuesday 17th November 2020.

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance.

 A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth.  Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth’s HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.

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