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We’re hiring! Business Development Manager

We are seeking to appoint a talented and highly motivated Business Development Manager to join the Consumer Data Research Centre, to be based at the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics.

You will provide a vital bridge between the Centre and the business sector, maintaining relationships with data providers and encouraging new data partners to work with the Centre. In this capacity, you will carry significant responsibility for building the Centre’s business and data portfolio upon which the Centre’s core services depend. You will also be responsible for working alongside professional service teams at the University of Leeds to articulate and execute the legal agreements and data sharing agreements which underpin consumer data operations.

You will work directly with the Centre’s Director and Deputy Director on implementing the Centre’s data acquisition strategy and work closely with the Centre’s Public Engagement and Communications Officer to ensure that the Centre achieves impact.

You will be educated to degree level and have experience in business engagement, preferably working with commercial organisations. You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills and be comfortable working with minimal supervision and as a part of a team. A knowledge of the Big Data agenda and its impact on organisations in commerce and the public sector, as well as academia, would be considered desirable.

For further information please visit the vacancy page.