Digital Catapult

Innovation Partner

London - Kings Cross

The Innovation Partner works with our corporate and research partners to strategically shape, design and lead delivery of best in class innovation projects 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 all of our technology and industry areas: IoT, AI and Immersive in Manufacturing and the Creative Industries.

what you’ll do
  • Develop strong client relationships, advising on their innovation portfolio and driving impact, client satisfaction, and account growth
  • 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 corporate innovation 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
  • great team worker and strongly self motivated
  • 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
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