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Posted: 15 February 2021 05:00:PM
This role will form a critical part of the overall Executive Management Team (EMT) with responsibility for the development and delivery of the technology strategy and associated approach to innovation to deliver it.
Since its setup in 2014, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) has largely had the same stable leadership team. During that period, the ATI’s role and profile has changed substantially. The CEO is now taking the opportunity to rethink the structure, skills, type of individuals and energy required for the next phase of the ATI’s growth. This role will form a critical part of the overall Executive Management Team (EMT), as well as having its own distinct responsibilities as outlined below. The EMT includes the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Relationships Officer, Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Operations Officer.
The ATI must continue to innovate how it delivers and take a leading role in the development of technologies to meet zero emission targets for aviation. The ATI believes that equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace are essential to achieving these ambitious objectives.
The Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) will take responsibility for the development and delivery of the technology strategy and associated approach to innovation to deliver it. Assisting the CEO in developing the overall strategy for the Institute to deliver its mission whilst keeping pace with the speed of technology evolution, the market and disruption. Main responsibilities include:
The role will initially have two direct reports, the Head of Innovation and Delivery, and the Head of Strategy. Together these ‘Heads of’ currently have a further six staff reports.
The ATI has a complex mission, a broad stakeholder group and unique position to deliver results for the UK’s economy and aerospace sector. To succeed we need strong individuals, leaders and team players who are capable and have demonstrated:
Candidates will be experienced in some or all aspects of the role but at the very least have experience of managing a diverse team. They will require focus, energy, and the commitment to deliver a critical service to the business with the right personality to fit into the dynamic of the ATI. Although not essential, experience of the aerospace sector and technology innovation is desired.
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
Those chosen for interview will initially meet the CEO for a first interview. Those successful in being selected through first interview will then be interviewed by the nominations committee made up of the ATI’s independent non-executive directors, the chairman and CEO. This role is immediately available, and the CEO is seeking to reach conclusion as soon as is reasonably possible.
Applicants should submit their latest resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org