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 Adviser
  • Temporary Part-Time Receptionist

Temporary Part-Time Receptionist

Immediate start available – March 2022

University of Warwick Science Park Ltd

Warwick Innovation Centre, Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hill, CV34 6UW

Salary Scale FA2 £10,911.00 per annum

(21.5 hours per week)

The University of Warwick Science Park is the West Midlands leader for the combined provision of quality office space and business support for knowledge-based innovation led companies across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.  For over 30 years it has been one of the leading science parks in Europe.  As a result of its success the Science Park has established a series of satellite Innovation Centre’s and we now need a receptionist to assist our Centre Manager and Centre Administrator in the day-to-day running of a busy reception for its operation at The Warwick Innovation Centre, Warwick.

The Centre accommodates small and medium sized technology companies to whom we provide business services such as faxes, photocopying, franking mail, conference room hire, telephone answering service and greeting their customers.

Familiarity of Microsoft Office packages is essential and ongoing training will be provided together with training on the switchboard.

Flexibility to provide cover outside of prescribed working hours will be anticipated with the ability to travel to assist in the provision of cover at other group sites occasionally.

The job role offers a wide range of benefits including a generous annual leave and membership of the Heritage pension scheme.

The applicant should have the skills and qualities required to undertake the role and be of smart appearance, have a pleasant manner and confident in dealing with members of the public.

An immediate start is available to the successful candidate.  Normal working week will be 3 days – 8.30am to 5pm Monday -Tuesday, 8.30am to 4.00pm Friday.

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

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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

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🔗 Person Specification