Business Development Project Manager

University of Alberta

This place is part of the Affiliation of the Educational Employees of the College of Alberta (AASUA).

In accordance with the Non permanent Librarian, Administrative and Skilled Officer (TLAPO) Settlement , this place is an preliminary appointment of two years, with the opportunity of renewal, and presents a complete advantages bundle discovered at College & Employees Advantages  and annual wage vary of $62,158 to $103,634.

Location – Work primarily takes place at Enterprise Sq..

Working for the College of Alberta

The College of Alberta acknowledges that we’re situated on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to complement our vibrant neighborhood.

The College of Alberta is teeming with change makers, neighborhood builders, and world shapers who lead with goal each day. We’re dwelling to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate packages, over 13,000 school and workers, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as one in every of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work could have a significant affect on a captivating cross part of individuals—from our college students and stakeholders, to our famend researchers and innovators who’re fairly actually curing illnesses, making discoveries and producing options that make the world more healthy, safer, stronger, and extra simply.

Working for the Division/College 

As one of many high 5 analysis universities in Canada, the College of Alberta’s analysis and innovation spans many fields and disciplines. Our researchers’ experience and power entice over $600 million yearly from varied analysis funders and companions together with federal and provincial governments, business, foundations, and different organizations.


Reporting to the Business Liaison Officer, the Enterprise Growth Undertaking Supervisor is an integral member of the AVP:Innovation, Information Mobilization, and Partnership crew. Our crew helps packages, companies and occasions serving the College of Alberta Schools, College and college students that encourages and facilitates Innovation, Information Mobilization, and Partnerships. 

The Enterprise Growth Undertaking Supervisor is liable for the event of enterprise partnerships in help of Innovation and Partnership actions. These enterprise partnerships might vary from inner innovation belongings, to exterior ecosystem sources, funding businesses, and business companions. 

The Enterprise Growth Undertaking Supervisor will work with the enterprise growth crew to coordinate actions and relationships with every innovation asset throughout campus, and consider the potential partnership alternatives to help these belongings.  Together with potential funding alternatives, shared data, and coordination. 

The Enterprise Growth Undertaking Supervisor can even help partnerships to exterior innovation sources and supply coordination of alternatives and improve consciousness of those sources to the College of Alberta. 

The Enterprise Growth Undertaking Supervisor can even help the crew with strategic partnership alternatives that contain analysis and innovation with business companions. Partnership growth and outreach will likely be required for particular initiatives and targets for the crew. 

The Enterprise Growth Undertaking Supervisor will develop and monitor the varied partnerships, and the influence these partnerships have on our analysis neighborhood.


Utilizing venture administration expertise, the Enterprise Growth Undertaking Supervisor will develop enterprise instances, venture charters and implementation plans for brand spanking new initiatives along with managing the logistics of some tasks. The Enterprise Growth Undertaking Supervisor works in a crew surroundings and should work collaboratively with a number of stakeholders inside the UofA neighborhood and exterior companions. Efficient {and professional} communication is required to help the success of those partnerships. 

Partnership Help  

  • Develops, revises and implements tasks to extend quantity and high quality of partnerships in collaboration with stakeholders 
  • Leads growth of venture plans 
  • Prepares and recordsdata venture supplies as acceptable for every venture 
  • Organizes and facilitates venture conferences, together with with exterior companions and stakeholders, takes minutes as required 
  • Displays venture plans, timelines and actions to make sure agreed upon deliverables and deadlines are met.  Notifies Business Liaison Officer of any variations/adjustments to venture plans 
  • In collaboration with the Business Liaison Officer and different crew members, prepares and contributes to funding proposal requests. 
  • Offers help for different ongoing tasks as wanted 
  • Fosters and maintains relationships with venture collaborators and stakeholders (inner or exterior to the College) 
  • Prepares interim and ultimate studies for tasks 
  • Drafts or develops content material for web sites and shows as required


  • Represents the enterprise growth operate of the College at inner and exterior occasions 
  • Attends and participates in varied conferences, creates presentation supplies as required 
  • Initiates and undertakes particular tasks as wanted 
  • Performs different associated duties as required


  • Grasp’s Diploma in a associated area or equal expertise 
  • Information of analysis collaborations 
  • Demonstrated skill to create worth propositions that join disparate teams 
  • Information of packages that help analysis collaborations (ie Mitacs, NSERC, and many others) 
  • Capability to be proactive 
  • Capability to drawback remedy and develop inventive options 
  • Capability to handle a number of tasks 
  • Ideally 3+ years of business expertise

Observe: On-line purposes are accepted till midnight Mountain Normal Time of the cut-off date.

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