Innovate UK works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science, technology, business models, process and commercial innovations that will grow the UK economy - delivering productivity, higher value jobs and exports. Our aim at Innovate UK is to keep the UK globally competitive in the race for future prosperity. We are a part of UKRI; one of the largest science and innovation funding agencies in the world, with an annual budget of 7.5 billion.
We are seeking an exceptional industry leader to drive Innovate UK strategy. Working closely with the executive team, the Director of Strategy and Impact will provide intellectual leadership and strategic direction to the development of Innovate UK strategy and deliver economic analysis to evidence and inform this. You will also lead our regional and business engagement teams and initiatives to further embed diversity into our programmes.
We need a leader with an incontestable track-record of success and achievement, commanding respect across high-profile, world-leading networks in applied research and development - including research communities, government and influential business leaders.
Your style will inspire confidence across a complex public-private interface, setting strategic interventions that unlock market mechanisms for economic growth and bring innovative processes, products and technologies to market. Finally, your clear ability will be matched with an unquestionable commitment and passion for UK economic growth.
To arrange an informal confidential discussion please call 020 3494 4917.
To speak to a senior adviser in connection with this role please contact:
Baljit.Dhadda@bd-search.co.uk or call 07736 880699
Peter.Ward@bd-search.co.uk or call 07711 058871