Chief Entrepreneurial Executive 

Location
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
Posted
29 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Heriot-Watt University 
Chief Entrepreneurial Executive 

Heriot-Watt is a forward-looking, research-focused international university, with world-leading expertise in science, engineering, business management, languages and design. Our mission is the creation and exchange of knowledge for the benefit of society. Since its foundation in 1821, Heriot-Watt has taken pride in supporting academically excellent research that delivers significant impact to industry and beyond.

We have a strong track record of engagement with the private sector, other universities, professional institutions, and the general public. Enterprise and entrepreneurship runs through all our activity and next year we will open the Discovery and Innovation Centre to become a global hub of entrepreneurial activity.

The Chief Entrepreneurial Executive (CEE) at Heriot-Watt University (HWU) is a new and exciting role to help develop and deliver the overall strategy of the university in the fields of enterprise and entrepreneurship aiming to position HWU as a globally leading entrepreneurial university. 

Candidates must demonstrate an ability to devise, deliver and lead entrepreneurial projects with multiple partners in a fast paced, complex environment. They will be required to develop a portfolio of funding opportunities and build large new programmes in support of global enterprise and entrepreneurship activities. An ability to lead through influence is essential.

Salary: Competitive. Location: Edinburgh.

For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/, quoting reference 3525.
The deadline for applications is midday (BST) on Thursday 26th April 2018.