Innovate UK EDGE Opportunity – Lead Business Advisor

Innovate UK EDGE are currently advertising a number of roles to join their existing advisor team, hosted by Coventry University Services Ltd, a delivery partner of Innovate UK.

Brief Job Description (a more comprehensive JD available in the link below)

Innovate UK EDGE – Lead Senior Business Advisor
Development- Full time Fixed Term Contract till 31st March 2025
Grade: Manager Band 4
Salary Range: £41,577- £49,582 per annum with the opportunity to progress to £59,128

Deadline: 16th May 2022

Do you have significant business experience at a senior level within a high-growth business environment? Can you empower businesses to innovate, scale and expand globally as markets recover from the COVID-19 crisis? Can you support businesses in developing a robust growth strategy, which could help them become tomorrow’s global success stories?

The Enterprise and Innovation Organisation (EIO) at Coventry University is a newly formed business whose aim is to maximise the leverage of knowledge from the University into businesses and communities to help them innovate and become more productive.

Cultural diversity in our teams bring insights to, and broad experience of, multiple business cultures. It is part of our DNA and we seek it out. We want to discover what you can bring to the EIO through your personal experience, background, and identity as much as through your professional expertise.

What You Will Be Doing

Operating primarily in the Midlands region, you will lead a team of advisors to support those companies at the forefront of innovation, seeking to commercialise cutting-edge technologies and achieve global success. You will be a dynamic individual with strategic management or consultancy experience in the commercialisation of innovative products, services and business models.

You and the team you lead will be capable of being coach, mentor, critical friend, and champion to this demanding group of client companies.