Head of Technology – Sustainability & Strategy

The ATI is seeking a highly capable Head of Technology to join the team, reporting to the Chief Technology Officer.

Reports to:

Prof Simon Weeks


On application



About the role

  • Lead the development and regular update of the ATI’s UK Aerospace Technology Strategy
  • Lead the development and maintenance of integrated technology roadmaps that underpin the ATI technology strategy
  • Leading the assessment of the technical and sustainability impact of the ATI project portfolio and identifying any significant gaps
  • Lead the ATI’s strategy and approach on sustainability
  • Lead ATI’s engagement on sustainability with UK and international government and industry initiatives and committees
  • Lead the development of the ATI’s sustainability modelling and assessment activities
  • Lead and develop a small team to support sustainability & strategy activities

About you


  • Degree qualified in Engineering, Mathematics or Physical Sciences and will be working in a senior professional role.
  • Demonstrate consistent achievement in aerospace technology and be established through membership of relevant industry committees and/or publication and conferences.
  • Have led the definition of technology/research strategies and plans.
  • Preferably familiar with technology roadmapping techniques
  • Have preferably led research and technology programmes in industry.


  • Energy and drive to deliver.
  • Can develop impactful networks of people.
  • Comfortable with a high level of ambiguity.
  • Demonstrated influencing skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Commitment to continuing professional development.


We offer a competitive reward package that will be commensurate with the capabilities of the successful candidate.

  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Professional development training
  • Paid membership to one professional body per year
  • Hybrid working, including core hours
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and a “shut down” period over Christmas
  • Company Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • 30 days Company Sick Pay

Application process

Please email hr@ati.org.uk with your covering letter and CV.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.