Digital Catapult

Innovation Partner

London - Kings Cross

The Innovation Partner works with our partners to strategically shape, design and lead delivery of best in class acceleration programmes that will drive the early adoption of advanced digital technologies to the benefit of the businesses and UK PLC. The role will lead on innovation projects across Future Networks which include, 5G, IoT, LPWAN and other connected solutions.

what you’ll do
  • Lead in delivering best in class acceleration and innovation activities for our diverse startup and scaleup communities
  • Identifying innovation opportunities and advising clients on innovation methodologies and developing briefs for specific projects and activities
  • Design, plan and deliver impact driven and engaging innovation projects across tech areas and markets
  • Collaborate with wider project teams across the Catapult, including partnerships managers, technical experts, events and marketing to deliver impactful engagements
  • Lead on and oversee best in class delivery by dotted line and direct reports, ensuring high quality delivery and professional growth
what we’re looking for
  • Strong understanding of scaling businesses paired with a consultative, client-focused mindset and strong influencing and relationship building skills
  • Professional, confident and clear communicator with the ability to translate complex challenges and cutting-edge technologies into tangible innovation projects
  • Experience in developing and delivering innovation projects, strong command of innovation methodologies and delivery mechanisms, including design thinking, events and project management best practice, combined with a passion for Digital Catapult’s focus technologies and industries
  • Delivery focused personality with a passion for technology and innovation
  • Hands-on and passionate about excellence and energy in delivery, paired with leadership skills and the ability to motivate as well as to provide clear and productive guidance and feedback
  • Great team worker and strongly self motivated
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