Director of Geospatial Intelligence


The Satellite Applications Catapult is looking to its next phase of growth and is seeking to appoint a Director of Geospatial Intelligence to lead this vital specialism.

Satellite technology is increasingly making geospatial data a global industry and we are at the forefront of this transition, providing vision, strategy and leadership with the ultimate aim of ensuring economic growth for the UK. Geospatial intelligence is also one of our two strategic focus areas, sitting alongside Ubiquitous Connectivity.

Reporting directly to the COO, this role is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the strategy, impact and business plans for the Geospatial Intelligence area. This is a leadership role responsible for the high performance and delivery of a team of technical specialists, ensuring people are motivated and capable through empowerment, innovation and collaboration within the Catapult and with the wider community. You will be the spokesperson for the applications of Geospatial Intelligence data for the Catapult in the UK and beyond.

Your substantial experience and understanding of Geospatial data will be the foundation of your role, however your business acumen, leadership, problem solving, strategic thinking and ability to anticipate as well as adapt and change will be paramount to your success.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a passionate individual to develop and shape an industry, have real impact on our economy and establish themselves in the sector.

To discuss this opportunity and how it fits in with your career aspirations in detail, please register your interest by emailing

About us: The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent innovation and technology company, created to foster growth across the economy through the exploitation of space. We help organizations make use of and benefit from satellite technologies and bring together multi-disciplinary teams to generate ideas and solutions in an open innovation environment.

To find out more about the way we work, our mission and the value we add, click here. To see some of our focus areas and previous projects, click here to visit our YouTube page.

Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire

Equal Opportunities: The Satellite Application Catapult strives to be an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected.

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