Posted on: 16/06/2022
• Do you want to work with the most ambitious, high-growth innovative SMEs businesses?
• Do you want to work with these businesses to develop their long-term growth, innovation and commercialisation plans?
• Do you have credible experience at a senior level within an innovative growing business and/or setting up your own high growth innovative business?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions the role of Innovation & Growth Specialist could be for you!
About the role
In this role you will deliver the Innovate UK EDGE service to provide innovation and business advice to a portfolio of SME clients.
Your responsibilities will include:
We are looking for someone with business experience at a senior level and/or experience of setting up and running their own high growth business, who has strategic and management or consultancy experience in the commercialising of ideas, including IP, access to finance and establishing sales channels.
You will need to demonstrate experience or knowledge of:
What we offer
This is a full time role and you will need a driving licence and car access as the role requires regular travel in the East of England region, and occasional national and international travel sometimes involving overnight stays.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and value diversity in our workforce. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
We are one of the UK’s foremost business support organisations and for over 25 years, we have provided business advisory services to more than 500,000 small to medium sized businesses on behalf of Government and Private sector organisations. As part of our expert team, you can expect to be empowered to be the best you can and share our company values of Openness (I am keen and willing to engage), Inspiration (I want to be the best that I can be), Conviction (We win, or lose, together) and Accountability (I will take responsibility and ownership). As a business we recognise that giving a superior service to our clients depends on making the most of our people and we aim to give our teams challenging opportunities, recognition for achievement, job enrichment and the maximum flexibility we can.
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