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Chief Technology Officer and Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Competitive Salary

At NMIS we aim to deliver ground-breaking manufacturing research to transform productivity levels, make companies more competitive and boost the skills of our current and future workforce.  The role of Chief Technology Officer will help us deliver this vision.

As a member of the NMIS Leadership Group, the NMIS CTO will lead the development and delivery of NMIS’s research programmes ensuring that NMIS remains at the forefront on manufacturing innovation nationally and internationally.  They will oversee the coordination of collaborative research with other NMIS affiliated research centres, providing the vision, leadership and drive to ensure NMIS delivers transformational capabilities to Scottish Industry, working with the wider HVM Catapult network to deliver similar improvement across the UK.  The NMIS CTO will embed processes and promote a culture that will deliver a well-informed and bold research strategy.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for a strong research leader to significantly accelerate digital manufacturing innovation and industrial application across a wide range of manufacturing sectors, many of which are currently failing to change at a pace that will allow them to remain globally competitive, or even survive.

This high-profile role will require candidates who have the right blend of leadership, strategic vision, technical depth, people skills and business acumen to deliver programme commitments and achieve the impact expected from our government, academic and industrial stakeholders.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and collaborative CTO to lead the strategic development of NMIS. Together, we will accelerate the development of new technology to transform the way manufacturing is delivered, driving economic growth, creating jobs and inspiring the future generation of engineers.


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