Executive Secretary/CEO

The ERA Foundation supports electech manufacturing across the UK by supporting engineering, innovation and skills development programmes across the UK. We focus on five key areas: engineering skills, development, entrepreneurship and industrial excellence, contributing to economic vitality, promoting the achievements of manufacturing and influencing and informing policy.

We are now seeking an exceptional Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer to support the work of the Foundation. Ideally you will have experience within engineering, innovation and skills. We are seeking someone who can take leadership of the complex operational and administrative aspects as well as people, relationship and brand management.

If you relish a challenge where you will contribute to the future of engineering, innovation and skills, have excellent people skills, business acumen and a commitment to impact-driven activity, we would like to meet you.

Closing date 30th June 2021

For an informal discussion please contact our advising consultant: Baljit Dhadda on 020 3906 7776 or 07736 880699.


Chief Operating Officer

We are seeking an exceptional Chief Operating Officer for a world-leading health research charity. The Chief Operating Officer will take leadership of the complex operational aspects of this programme and bring discipline and excellence to the delivery and roll-out as we move from early pilot activities to large scale deployment.

You will be accountable for a diverse set of activities overseeing the overall programme management plan and ensuring its delivery on a daily basis. This will cover all aspects that the day-to-day operations business operations, so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader, adaptable and flexible to the many challenges you will face.

If you think you can meet the bill and relish a challenge where you will help change the future of healthcare, have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, we would like to meet you. A proven commitment to inclusive processes and outcomes is essential.

Closing date: 20th June 2021

For further information please contact our advising consultant: Baljit Dhadda on 020 3906 7776 0r 07736 880699.


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Non-Executive Director

The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult is one of elite technology and innovation centres set up to transform the UK’s capability for innovation and help drive future economic growth. Set up by Innovate UK, the Catapults harness world-leading expertise, transforming high potential ideas into new products and services. The Catapult centres include Cell and Gene Therapy, Connected Places, Digital, Energy Systems, High Value Manufacturing, Offshore Renewable Energy, Medicines Discovery, and Satellite Applications.

Compound semiconductors enable disruptive technologies that transform our world including smart phones, computers, the electric transport revolution and a net zero carbon economy. The power, speed and light found in compound semiconductors outperform silicon chips, powering next generation applications and solutions. This is a unique opportunity to deliver truly innovative world-leading solutions.

We are seeking an inspirational and dynamic non-executive director to contribute to the Catapult’s entrepreneurial strategy, building key relationships with venture capital and other investor partners. A visionary, you will provide inspirational leadership to the team, monitoring the strategic performance of the organisation, ensuring that it delivers services in line with the targets set in the business plan whilst delivering truly innovative solutions that help to foster, grow and scale companies in the UK. We are looking for a high-calibre individual with a proven track record of inspirational commercial leadership in R&D activities. You will have proven commercial nous and high-level communication skills, winning the respect of industry leaders, government, SMEs and academics, within the United Kingdom and internationally.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please call our advising consultants:

Baljit Dhadda: 020 3906 7776 or 07736 880699

Peter Ward: 020 3906 7776 or 07711 058871

Closing Date: 30th July 2021

The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of society and we fully embrace flexible working.


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Chief Executive Officer

The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult is one of elite technology and innovation centres set up to transform the UK’s capability for innovation and help drive future economic growth. Set up by Innovate UK, the Catapults harness world-leading expertise, transforming high potential ideas into new products and services. The Catapult centres include Cell and Gene Therapy, Connected Places, Digital, Energy Systems, High Value Manufacturing, Offshore Renewable Energy, Medicines Discovery, and Satellite Applications.

Compound semiconductors enable disruptive technologies that transform our world including smart phones, computers, the electric transport revolution and a net zero carbon economy. The power, speed and light found in compound semiconductors outperform silicon chips, powering next generation applications and solutions. This is a unique opportunity to deliver truly innovative world-leading solutions.

We are seeking an inspirational and dynamic Chief Executive Officer to lead the Company. A visionary, you will provide inspirational leadership to the team whilst delivering truly innovative solutions that help to foster, grow and scale companies in the UK. We are looking for a high-calibre individual with a proven track record of inspirational commercial leadership in R&D activities in electronics and related services, with the gravitas and diplomacy to communicate effectively with industry leaders, government, SMEs and academics, within the United Kingdom and internationally.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please call our advising consultants:

Baljit Dhadda: 020 3906 7776 or 07736 880699

Peter Ward: 020 3494 4917

Closing Date: 23rd November

The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of society and we fully embrace flexible working.


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Chair

Boundless Theatre creates exhilarating, relevant and shareable theatre with and for young people and curious others. Our work responds to a vibrant and diverse global culture. We empower, inspire and invest in future audiences and artists now. We embrace experimentation and new ways of thinking to promote conversation and the exchange of ideas in every space young adults occupy.

We empower, inspire and invest in future audiences and artists now.

We embrace experimentation and new ways of thinking to promote conversation and the exchange of ideas in every space young adults occupy.

Are you Boundless? Experienced in engaging young people? Led by the perspectives of young adults? You’re an entrepreneur, dynamic, ambitious. You have grown a   disruptive business and brand.

You lead and think strategically.

You engage and inspire people and are willing and able to volunteer your time and energy to an arts charity on an ambitious path to becoming the most relevant and engaging creative organisation for young adults.

Diversity is a core Boundless value, we welcome applications from all.

More about us: boundlesstheatre.org.uk

Boundless Theatre, a company limited by guarantee (No. 3712985) Registered Charity (No. 1089185)

Supported using Public Funding by ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND


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Industry Sector Ambassadors

Innovate UK is seeking Ambassadors for the following sectors:  Services; Ageing society, health and nutrition; Artificial intelligence (AI) and the data economy; Clean growth and infrastructure; and Mobility, manufacturing and materials.

Ambassadors are prominent, thought-leading business principals within their industry sector; they are advocates for the UK’s excellence in research and innovation, on both the national and international level. Ambassadors understand the changing business environment and potential for Innovate UK to incentivise business to develop novel and improved products and services, support business growth, establish the UK’s leadership in new markets and deliver economic growth in the UK in times of dynamic change.

Each Ambassador will work within their broad sector of the economy or business envoronment and will be adept at promoting and representing \innovate UK, providing constructive challenge and channelling the needs, views and opportunities of their sector.


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Director of Business Development

The Open Data Institute (ODI) was co-founded by two visionary leaders: Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the web, and Sir Nigel Shadbolt, renowned AI professor. Our mission is to work with companies and governments to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem, where people can make better decisions using data and manage any harmful impacts.

The ODI works with companies and governments all over the world to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem. We deliver advisory, training and research and development services, encompassing public policy, business strategy and technology. Our programme of work is busy and constantly changing. We are committed to producing work at a very high standard and delivering measurable value to our partners and clients.

The ODI welcomes and encourages applications from a diverse range of backgrounds to promote an inclusive culture and a diverse working environment.

We are looking to appoint a Director of Business Development who can manage the Business Development of the ODI and be part of the senior management team.


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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

(Attractive six figure package)

The Sensor and Imaging Systems Innovation Centre (CENSIS) draws on Scotland’s world-leading research base in vibrant advanced engineering and high-tech industrial sector. Funded by the Scottish Funding Council in partnership with Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, CENSIS draws on Scotland’s end users of sensors and imaging systems to create collaborative projects that accelerate business and economic growth.

This is a unique opportunity to work with market leaders and game changers in global markets. We are seeking a highly entrepreneurial CEO, one who understands the commercial value of business-led partnerships with academia for the realisation of commercial value.

You will have incontestable leadership credibility, demonstrating a proven track-record of informed, entrepreneurial and commercial judgements calls and decisions in stimulating business opportunities, shaping impactful partnerships and breaking through barriers that inhibit collaboration. Your refined influencing skills grasp the nuances of influencing ‘upwards’, as well as ‘across’ intelligent organisations with proven ability to work across different governance and commercial structures in SME, corporate, HEIs and Public-Sector organisations. Your demonstrable track-record of success will command the respect of influential business leaders, academics, politicians and civil servants.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Baljit Dhadda on 020 3096 7776 or 07736 880699.


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Business Development Director

CENSIS is a centre of excellence for Sensor and Imaging Systems (SIS) technologies that enables leading industry innovators and world-class university researchers to collaborate at the forefront of market-focused SIS innovation, developing products and services for global markets.

To help us build on the existing success of CENSIS we require a Business Development professional with a proven track-record in selling the delivery of services. The success of this role will require an entrepreneurial spirit who is highly respected across industry, academia, research communities and government. This role will promote CENSIS as a facilitator of innovation in world-leading applications.

To succeed you will need to work effectively at all levels and build strong relationships with commercial partners as well as with academics and in the public sector.