Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
Responsible to: Business & Finance Network Manager
Working hours: 37.5h a week
Contract: Permanent, 3 month probation and 1 month notice
Holiday: 28 days per annum, plus statutory holidays
Equal Opportunities: The Satellite Applications Catapult strives to be an equal opportunities employer opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected.
The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent technology and innovation company whose purpose is to promote, develop and facilitate the commercialisation and advancement of the satellite applications industry. The company is a not for profit Research Organisation, with a commercial trading subsidiary. The organisation embraces an open and innovative culture, encouraging an ethos of knowledge exchange and sector engagement, and has quickly become a world class centre of facilities and expertise.
We’re one of ten “Catapults” launched by Innovate UK (formally Technology Strategy Board). The aim for each of them is to become a world-leading innovation centre in its own specialist area.
To innovate for a better world, empowered by satellites.
To be a world-leading technology and innovation company, helping businesses of all sizes to realise the potential from space. By embracing a pioneering, agile, collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, we create valued partnerships to deliver game-changing results.
The Catapult fosters an open and collaborative culture that stimulates and develops staff and encourages collaboration and innovation. Our employee value proposition is strong. We have worked hard to create an environment which is dynamic, exciting, challenging, rewarding, flexible and, most importantly, fun.
Are you a natural people person who loves building relationships?
Are you great with people, you love talking to anyone and everyone, and take an interest in what people have to say ?
Can you efficiently deal with admin tasks and continuously look at better ways to do things that will make life easier for people ?
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Business Engagement Assistant to join our team here at the Satellite Applications Catapult. The Catapult’s Business Innovation and Support team has been successful in developing and delivering a portfolio of services and support mechanisms to early stage and growing space businesses. We are looking for the right candidate to strengthen our team to better support businesses and help us implement and maintain mechanisms to capture our engagements.
The successful applicant will reinforce the strong support ethos of the organisation, actively pursuing a first class performance and service culture that is aligned both to the needs of the market, and the drive of the catapult to support innovation and promote business creativity.
Main Responsibilities and Activities
The performance metrics for this organisation will be associated with the development and operation of effective support mechanisms for businesses that engage with the Catapult for the development, deployment and operation of Satellite Applications.
Any other duties dependent on the needs of the business which may occasionally require the attendance of events off site.
Other useful but not essential skills:
If you are up for the challenge and thrive in a fast-paced and creative environment, send your CV along with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.