Catapults

Head of Products and Services

Research & Disruptive Innovation - Glasgow

Ref: 433 Date Posted: 05 September 2022

Are you a Head of Products and Services?

Do you want to work for the UK’s leading Technology, Innovation and Research Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy?

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is recruiting a HEAD OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES for the sites in Blyth or Glasgow to own the Products & Services roadmaps, drive the definition of future P&S and deliver those from the Technology Development directorate through to the customer facing directorates.

This role will build and lead the products and services development team to increase our client offerings and existing and future P&S.  

What will I do?

  • Own the process for generation and maintenance of Products & Services roadmaps and development plans
  • Seek expertise and technical knowledge within the company for potential future P&S
  • Help to further develop outcomes for P&S that can be offered to clients
  • Manage IP strategy and coordination
  • Act as link between research team and commercial Business Development teams
  • Support engagement with customers on commercial activities
  • Translate customer requirements into further applied research needs to develop specific products or services
  • Secure temporary and contracting resources through specified external agencies as required
  • Support on delivery of competitive pricing structures and bid/tender/proposal development
  • Manage and mentor a team of product managers

What are we looking for?

  • Degree in engineering or related subject, or equivalent experience
  • Extensive experience in product commercialisation
  • Experience in development of software, testing solutions, engineering consultancy services or similar
  • Knowledge and understanding of compliance to relevant standards
  • Knowledge of technical product design and development in commercial and R&D areas
  • Ability to lead multiple stakeholders to successful project planning and delivery
  • Influencing, negotiating, communication and problem solving skills

What do we offer?

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Flexibility on office location and working at home
  • 38 days holidays including flexible bank holidays and option to buy 5 days extra
  • Open working environment with great potential for development
  • Pension, annual bonus, life assurance and health care scheme as standard

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

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