Enterprise Executive

University of Aberdeen

Research and Innovation (R&I) is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join a team working proactively with academic staff and students to support entrepreneurship.  The University has significantly increased its support to student entrepreneurs through various mechanisms including guidance and advice, funding, accelerator programmes, and workshops and training.  We wish to continue and expand that upward trend of engagement.


Research & Innovation

Staff Category


Duration of Post


This post is within the Impact and Knowledge Exchange team in the University’s Research & Innovation Directorate. The role will contribute to support for staff, student and graduate entrepreneurship at the University of Aberdeen and support our commitment to the development of regional entrepreneurship.

The candidate will draw on skills, knowledge and experience to provide advice and tailored business support to staff, student and recent graduate entrepreneurs. They will facilitate relationships between clients and internal and external partners in the enterprise support network, manage and support competitions for business ideas and develop and evolve the services and support available to student entrepreneurs including the ABVenture Zone facility, providing incubation space and facilities for entrepreneurs.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 6, £36,333 – £43,155 per annum  with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Ann Lewendon, Commercialisation Manager 01224 272477 ([email protected] )

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK. 

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

Job Reference Number:  RAI110A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 06 April 2023

The Directorate of Research and Innovation embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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