;

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Dudley, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Remuneration: Competitive package up to £100k dependent on experience

Job Overview

The purpose of the role is to oversee the launch phase of a new and exciting initiative to create and establish a world leading Innovation Centre for Very Light Rail (VLR) and future mobility research, based in Dudley, West Midlands.

The Company

A new purpose-built Innovation Centre is planned to open for business in the summer of 2021. The facility will include an engineering hall, laboratories and outdoor test tracks for rail and light rail vehicles. The Centre will operate via a Hub and Spoke model with University partners. The CEO role will be co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2014-2020.

Main Responsibilities and Duties

• Develop a pipeline of collaborative and contract research projects to be delivered by the Innovation Centre partners
• Ensure the effective delivery of support to SMEs and other industrials to assist the development of a UK supply chain for a new generation of VLR and future mobility technologies
• Refresh business plans for the Centre and securing investment from Government and Industry
• Create an effective organisation to ensure the delivery of the Centre’s aims and objectives.
• Provide effective leadership and direction
• Engage with wide ranging stakeholders and partners to promote VLR and the activities of the Centre

Preferred Background, Experience & Qualifications

• Talented and experienced senior manager, ideally with previous experience of leading and developing new innovative technology programmes
• Rail industry background is preferable but not essential.
• Knowledge of wider automotive innovation could be advantageous as the Innovation Centre will lever technology transfer from the automotive sector into rail
• Commercially and financially astute with an understanding of both public sector funding and industrial environments
• Ability to maintain direction and work with a great deal of autonomy in a rapidly changing environment
• Excellent people leadership and communication ability
• Quick and accurate collation and assimilation of partner and project requirements and data to enable strategic and operational planning and reporting
• Senior level experience of managing high value projects from conception to implementation
• Proven ability to translate strategy into reality
• Ability to establish and develop relationships with project partners and collaborators
• Creating strategic visions and goals
• Ability to disseminate research outputs through presentations and training materials
• Extensive experience in preparation of funding applications and tracking of budgets, and funding within a complex project environment
• Strong negotiation techniques and the ability to persuade and influence

Please click the 'Apply' button to submit your application.

JOB SEARCH

Keywords / job title / skill / company

Type any location in the box above, or select below :
ENGLAND
Birmingham
Leeds
Liverpool
London
Sheffield

Barking and Dagenham
Bath and North East Somerset
Bedfordshire
Berkshire
Bexley
Blackburn with Darwen
Bournemouth
Brent
Brighton and Hove
Bristol
Bromley
Buckinghamshire
Cambridgeshire
Camden
Cheshire
Cornwall
Croydon
Cumbria
Darlington
Derby
Derbyshire
Devon
Dorset
Durham
Ealing
East Riding of Yorkshire
East Sussex
Enfield
Essex
Gloucestershire
Greater Manchester
Greenwich
Hackney
Halton
Hammersmith and Fulham
Hampshire
Haringey
Harrow
Hartlepool
Havering
Herefordshire
Hertfordshire
Hillingdon
Hounslow
Isle of Wight
Islington
Kensington and Chelsea
Kent
Kingston upon Hull
Kingston upon Thames
Lambeth
Lancashire
Leicester
Leicestershire
Lewisham
Lincolnshire
London
Luton
Medway
Merseyside
Merton
Middlesbrough
Milton Keynes
Newham
Norfolk
North East Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire
North Somerset
North Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
Northumberland
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
Oxfordshire
Peterborough
Plymouth
Poole
Portsmouth
Redbridge
Redcar and Cleveland
Richmond upon Thames
Rutland
Shropshire
Somerset
South Gloucestershire
South Yorkshire
Southampton
Southend-on-Sea
Southwark
Staffordshire
Stockton-on-Tees
Stoke-on-Trent
Suffolk
Surrey
Sutton
Swindon
Telford and Wrekin
Thurrock
Torbay
Tower Hamlets
Tyne and Wear
Waltham Forest
Wandsworth
Warrington
Warwickshire
West Midlands
West Sussex
West Yorkshire
Westminster
Wiltshire
Worcestershire
York
NORTHERN IRELAND
Ashfield
Belfast
Derry
Londonderry
Londonderry County Borough

Antrim
Ards
Armagh
Ballymena
Ballymoney
Banbridge
Belfast
Carrickfergus
Castlereagh
Coleraine
Cookstown
Craigavon
Derry
Down
Dungannon
Fermanagh
Larne
Limavady
Lisburn
Magherafelt
Moyle
Newry and Mourne
Newtownabbey
North Down
Omagh
Strabane
SCOTLAND
Aberdeen
Dundee
East Kilbride
Edinburgh
Glasgow

Aberdeen City
Aberdeenshire
Angus
Argyll and Bute
City of Edinburgh
Clackmannanshire
Dumfries and Galloway
Dundee
East Ayrshire
East Dunbartonshire
East Lothian
East Renfrewshire
Eilean Siar
Falkirk
Fife
Glasgow
Highland
Inverclyde
Midlothian
Moray
North Ayshire
North Lanarkshire
Orkney Islands
Perthshire and Kinross
Renfrewshire
Scottish Borders
Shetland Islands
South Ayrshire
South Lanarkshire
Stirling
West Dunbartonshire
West Lothian
WALES
Barry
Cardiff
Newport
Rhondda
Swansea

Blaenau Gwent
Bridgend
Caerphilly
Cardiff
Carmarthenshire
Ceredigion
Conwy
Denbighshire
Flintshire
Gwynedd
Isle of Anglesey
Merthyr Tydfil
Monmouthshire
Neath Port Talbot
Newport
Pembrokeshire
Powys
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
Swansea
Torfaen
Vale of Glamorgan
Wrexham

Country, town, city or postcode

--Web3New--