Chief Executive Officer (NMIS)

Ref: 3918

University of Strathclyde

Glasgow

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Role Managed by:

Yana Shevkirova

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6208

f: +44 (0) 20 7340 6201

e: yana.shevkirova@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 21/01/2019

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The National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS) is a bold and ambitious industry-centred project to create an international centre of advanced manufacturing expertise and excellence where industry, academia and public-sector support agencies work together to transform skills, productivity and innovation, making Scotland and the UK a global leader in advanced manufacturing. 

NMIS will be delivered in partnership through Scottish Enterprise. Partners are the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Skills Development Scotland, Scottish Funding Council, Renfrewshire Council and the University of Strathclyde. 

It will encompass a dedicated facility in Renfrewshire, next to Glasgow International Airport and the M8, that will house the Manufacturing Skills Academy (MSA), Digital Factory 2050 and the Innovation Collaboratory.  Along with this dedicated new facility, existing and developing research centres will also be part of the broader NMIS Group including the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) and the Lightweight Manufacturing Centre (LMC).   NMIS will work with manufacturing business of all sizes and multiple sectors, providing benefits across the whole of Scotland. 

The University of Strathclyde is now looking to appoint the inaugural Chief Executive Officer, who will provide commercial and operational leadership for NMIS including oversight of the facility itself and the aligned research centres.

The ideal candidate will have extensive relevant leadership experience, a proven ability to influence and shape strategic and operational delivery and a strong network across private industry, public, third and innovation sectors. A track record of creating, implementing and delivering on all relevant business activities including strategy, the business plan and resource planning will be vital.

The deadline for applications for this position is midnight GMT on Monday 21st January 2019.

Equality and Diversity

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The University currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.

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