Deputy Head of Automotive Strategy

13 May 2018
10 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
at University of Sheffield in Sheffield (Published at 09-02-2018) Are you interested in working for a world top 100 university? We have an exciting opportunity at the AMRC for someone with a passion for the automotive industry looking to use their skills in manufacturing to make an impact on the future of the UK's automotive industry. You will work in a well-connected team within a world-leading research centre. At the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, we are internationally well known for our research, and are recognised as a world leading innovation partner for large and small companies. Our 100-plus industrial partners range from global giants like Boeing, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems and Airbus to small companies. Businesses can work with us on a one-off project, or join us as a You will use your communication, management and coordination skills to provide essential support to the Head of Automotive Strategy, helping to ensure continued growth of the UK's automotive industry through the development and application of innovative manufacturing technologies. You will play a key role in maintaining our reputation for leading national manufacturing technology strategy by liaising with Government bodies, industry and other academic organisations to define and execute innovation programs. In this varied and dynamic role, you will be responsible for developing and delivering ground breaking new technology projects. Working alongside the Head of Automotive Strategy, the role will offer you an opportunity to represent the AMRC at a national level. This role will require you to align yourself closely with new technology trends such as vehicle electrification, light weighting and autonomous vehicle. It will provide you with an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in the development of innovation projects in these new technology areas. * Be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience. * Have proven management and technology development project experience. * Use your ability to self-organise and work efficiently across projects. * Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to network and build relationships with industrial We're one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University's Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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