Internal Job Vacancies

Thank you for considering a career at the University of Warwick Science Park.

The University of Warwick Science Park is currently recruiting for

  • Business Growth Advisers
  • Property Surveyor

Business Growth Advisers for High Growth SMEs

University of Warwick Science Park Ltd

The Venture Centre, Sir William Lyons Road, Coventry, CV4 7EZ


Salary circa £37k pro-rata for Part-time roles

Full time & Part-time roles

Fixed Term Contract nominally to 31.12.2021

The Business Ready programme provides fully funded support to ambitious, tech-based SMEs who share a common determination to succeed. We support a diverse portfolio of clients by helping them meet their potential by overcoming the barriers to scalability and sustainable growth.

We are into the second iteration of this successful programme and looking to add key skills to our friendly and experienced team.

Applicants should evidence, either in their CV or covering letter, proven skills in at least one or more of the following areas:

• Access to finance
• Digital and enabling technologies (including 5G and AI/ML)
• Electric and autonomous vehicles
• Market development or change management.

You are someone who understands the unique challenges that drive SME business growth. You have a track record of success working across sectors and industries. You are able to engage and establish trust quickly, and draw on a range of experiences to support the business and its management team. You know your limits and are able to judge when best to bring in supplementary expertise to support the client.

Working out of University of Warwick Science Park you will be joining an experienced, friendly and supportive group who are passionate about making a positive difference and helping to drive success in the West Midlands. Experience of operating within an ERDF (or equivalent) funding environment would be desirable. Roles may be part-time or full-time depending on the mix of talents selected to constitute the team.

Interested? Then contact Sian Edwards for further details, or send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the role requirements to Sian at:-
The Venture Centre, Sir William Lyons Road, Coventry, CV4 7EZ or email to sian.edwards@uwsp.co.uk.

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Property Surveyor

University of Warwick Science Park LTD

The Venture Centre, Sir William Lyons Road, Coventry, CV4 7EZ


Salary in the range £30,942 to £40,322

We are a leading European University Science Park in the Midlands with over 200k sq. ft. lettable space at our main site adjacent to the University of Warwick and a further 55k sq. ft. at satellite innovation Centres.  The Science Park is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Warwick.

We require a property surveyor, working under the direction of the Building and Facilities Manager, to work on construction and maintenance projects, working within cost, quality and time parameters. You will be responsible for the feasibility assessment, design, supervision and contract management of refurbishment and planned maintenance projects across the Science Park and University as directed.

Additionally, you will also be required to manage the process for new commercial tenant leases and lease renewals across the University Estate.  This will include liaison with stakeholders across the University at all levels.

We are seeking someone who

  • Has a construction related first degree/Higher Technician qualification
  • Possesses a working competency in the use of construction projects and their administration, construction technology, building design and specification
  • Is fully up to date with legislative requirements in construction Health and Safety
  • Has experience of managing construction projects and undertaking the management of planned and responsive maintenance
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body (e.g. RICS, MCIOB, APM) would be an advantage.
  • Has experience of working on commercial leases and a working knowledge of dilapidations, surveys and schedules.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop good internal and external relations, motivating and encouraging performance in others and with the ability to negotiate at high level to achieve mutually beneficial agreements.
  • Is highly organised with the ability to work under their own initiative and able to prioritise work under pressure

The company, as a subsidiary of the University of Warwick, offers a comprehensive benefits package including 30 days annual leave and Heritage pension scheme.

If you wish to apply send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you meet the Role requirements to Sian at – The Venture Centre, Sir William Lyons Road, Coventry, CV4 7EZ or email to sian.edwards@uwsp.co.uk.

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