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Innovation Strategy Consultant (26856)

Cambridge South
£55k to £70k DoE + benefits

Helping companies to commercialise their IP and develop successful products

In this strategy consulting role, your business development and strategy skills will be instrumental in helping clients monetise their technology IP. This could be helping companies in a number of ways: ensuring they have the right requirements for a successful product, finding new markets, forging new collaborations, or assisting traditional business to transition to the digital economy..

To succeed, you will need a strong background in technology innovation and business development. The company are somewhat flexible on candidates’ exact technology field of expertise, but areas such as electronics, sensors, communications, wireless technologies, or IoT would be of interest. Most importantly, you should be able to draw upon experience that will allow you to offer authoritative insights to help solve your clients’ problems. You will of course also need excellent communication skills, able to write compelling proposals, clear documentation, or to lead discussions.

Specific skills and attributes:

  • A 1st or 2.1 in a relevant STEM subject from a leading university backed by strong A-levels or overseas equivalent
  • You will need an innovation background with a good mix of skills such as relationship management, customer development, market analysis, project management, requirements capture, building and leading development teams, and leading the creation of novel technologies and products
  • Prior consultancy experience will be highly valued

You’ll be joining a team of exceptional engineers from a variety of backgrounds, working across a broad range of technologies and application areas to help companies be successful. The role is based in pleasant rural surroundings, with bright modern offices and facilities. A highly competitive salary and benefits package are on offer to the successful candidate.

Interested? Send your CV to ECM Selection. We do read every CV and try to respond to everyone. Or recommend a friend for £250, details at http://ecmselection.co.uk/tell-a-friend.

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