Director needed to lead our approach to innovation and enterprise

Posted by rmt22 at Jun 13, 2017 08:08 PM |
Following the announcement of the Leicester Innovation Hub, we are looking for a Director.

The Leicester Innovation Hub seeks to be at the forefront of inspiring people and innovation by delivering world-leading teaching and learning, research, discovery and knowledge exchange. The Director post, which is being advertised to internal candidates only, will lead on and help deliver this strategy.

Leicester Innovation Hub is a three year, ERDF part-funded, SME applied research and innovation support programme and will be based in our newly-refurbished multi-purpose research and innovation space.

The post-holder will work in partnership with the leadership of the Research and Enterprise Division, the Research Institutes leads, The Advanced Studies Director, the Enterprise College Leads and other Enterprise facing initiatives such as ASDEC, Space Park - Leicester, Charnwood and MIRA.

They will have overall responsibility for ensuring that the Innovation Hub strategy will encourage inter-disciplinary knowledge exchange aligned with our smart specialisations.

You can read the full job description here. To apply, please forward your current CV with a brief statement highlighting your reason for applying, the skills and experience you would bring and how you would add value by 19 June 2017 to Ms Anjuu Trevedi, Head of Regional Business Engagement,

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