Innovation Manager

  • Location:

    Inverness, Highlands

  • Sector:

    Construction & Property

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Pension

  • Contact:

    Scott Mitchell

  • Contact email:

    Scott.Mitchell@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/551505

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-23

  • Start date:

    13/04/2020 11:41:50

Search are working on a unique role with a strategic remit to drive and facilitate innovation projects within the Scottish Construction Market. Working within an industry-led team the Innovation Manager will be responsible for acting as a conduit between construction businesses, academic experts and public sector providers to deliver transformational change in construction.

This is a multi faceted role that requires an individual with a blend of skills and knowledge covering projects management, business development, stakeholder management, technical knowledge and self driven technical research. whilst the role is Based in Inverness there will be a requirement to travel to other offices and occasionally stay away for events.

To fulfil this role you will need to be permanently based in or around Inverness - shire.

A detailed spec is available for review, to be given initial consideration you will need to have as a minimum:

* Construction / Engineering Qualification (HND, Degree or Professional)
* Demonstrable knowledge of the construction sector
* Demonstrable experience in stakeholder management / business development
* Project management / coordination experience
* Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to undertake public speaking
* Full UK Driving License

The successful applicant will be undertaking an interesting, challenging and rewarding role that offers a chance to deliver real change and innovation in the market.

Working Hours are 36.25 p/w Mon - Fri with flexible options and the ability to work from home where appropriate.

Salary is circa £45,000 per annum + contributory pension

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail please get in touch directly or send an up to date CV

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.