Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
Responsible to: Head of Business Strategy
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, 3 month probation and 1 month notice
Holiday: 28 days per annum, plus statutory holidays.
Equal Opportunities: The Satellite Application Catapult strives to be an equal 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 established and overseen by Innovate UK. They are places where the best of the UK’s innovative businesses and researchers work together to bring new products and services more quickly to commercialisation. Focusing on areas with great market potential, Catapults will open up global opportunities for the UK and generate economic growth for the future.
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. More about the Catapult Culture
The Business Strategy Lead is a senior member of the Business Strategy Team, responsible for delivering business plans and strategic insights across the Catapult’s engagements, and supporting startups, SMEs and large organisations in delivering commercial innovation. The team consists of entrepreneurs, financiers and space sector experts. The role reports directly to the Head of Business Strategy.
The role includes being responsible for:
The Catapult actively encourages “10% time”, which is a programme designed to promote entrepreneurial activity among Catapult employees. This means that employees may spend 10% of their working week on personal projects that utilise Catapult resources and align with the goal of growing the UK space sector.
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