Description :

Why us

The Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) is a new research Institute that builds on 40 years of successful collaboration by our current propulsion research group with the UK and European automotive industries and academic groups. Critical to the delivery of IAAPS is a new £70m Research & Innovation facility which will establish IAAPS as a global centre of excellence supporting the delivery of future low and zero carbon propulsion systems. The new facility, currently  under construction at the Bristol and Bath Science Park features state of the art powertrain research facilities will be opened in early 2021 and will expand considerably our propulsion research  capability. 

What to expect

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Institute senior team. You will lead the business development activity generating a plan that ensures IAAPS delivers its strategic objectives. This will involve building on a strong portfolio of relationships and research projects, together with sustaining a pipeline of industrial and grant funded research.

You will initially be based at our Bath campus, and once the facility is open you will move across to the IAAPS located at the Bristol and Baths Science Park. This is a full-time role, and will suit you if you are prepared to work flexible hours and to travel within the UK or overseas where required.

What you’ll need

This role requires a developed understanding of the existing market within powertrain engineering and credibility within the automotive sector. Experience within high-value engineering research, development or consultancy would be highly desirable.

As the role will work across IAAPS, a collaborative approach that reflects the values we believe in, is crucial. Our values are:

Trusted and credible. An Influencer. Globally recognised for our expertise and industry-focused R&I; we attract and invest in the brightest minds to solve the greatest challenges within automotive propulsion.Collaborative. We work inclusively to bring together the best minds to solve challenges. Our partnerships go beyond the transactional. We work flexibly with our partners to co-create solutions and insight.Curious. Intellectually rigorous and investigative; we step back from problems to explore challenges and deliver quality insights to our partners.Thorough and committed to quality delivery. We value and invest in the people, systems and processes needed to deliver for our partners.

Please find the job description for the role by clicking below, and details of how to apply. If you would like to ask any questions about the role please contact Gavin Edwards via email or Rob Oliver via email

Salary: Competitive package up to £60,000, plus bonus.

Closing Date: 07 Nov 2019
Type: Management, Specialist and Administration


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