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Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer

University of Strathclyde / National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS)

NMIS Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer

Competitive Salary

The University of Strathclyde is a leading international technological institution and has a long history of working with industry to deliver strong business growth from access to research and innovation expertise. The latest major initiative continuing to deliver on this track record is through the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS).

As a magnet for innovation in advanced manufacturing, the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) group of specialist R&D centres, supports manufacturing, engineering and associated tech businesses of all sizes, to thrive domestically and internationally through accelerating productivity, embracing new digital technologies and achieving net-zero targets.

We turn smart ideas into reality and deliver ground-breaking research.

Coming from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, our passionate team works alongside industry, academia, and the public sector to solve problems, train the workforce of the future and generate the creative ideas that will transform manufacturing.

Ultimately, we are growing the economy, developing a vibrant and skilled talent pool and helping create prosperous, sustainable communities.

The Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer is a key role in the NMIS executive leadership team and includes; leading the development and execution of the NMIS strategic business plan, leading Industry engagement & support activities to secure growth and deliver industrial impact, managing business development performance, growing a portfolio of major investment opportunities and co-ordinating commercial activities between NMIS and the University. A key expectation is for the role to significantly strengthen industry engagement, industrial impact and commercial income.

For a confidential discussion please contact Donogh O’Brien, Katharine Price or Lauren Crichton at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

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Closing date for applications: Monday 12th February 2024