Salary:£50,000 - £55,000
Salary:£50,000 - £55,000
CONTRACT TERM: Full time, permanent
REPORTING TO: CEO – Opportunity Peterborough
DIRECT REPORTS: 4
ABOUT THE ROLE
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, passionate, and driven manufacturing expert to lead on the development and delivery of the Smart Manufacturing Alliance – a new organisation being created to drive the development of a world class manufacturing cluster. You will be joining us at an exciting time and will take primary responsibility for creating, launching, and building the Smart Manufacturing Alliance – from recruiting the team, to designing and developing support programmes, to building relationships with partners, stakeholders, sponsors and members.
ABOUT THE SMART MANUFACTURING ALLIANCE
The Smart Manufacturing Alliance Ltd is a joint venture that is being established by Peterborough’s economic development company, Opportunity Peterborough, and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.
The objective of SMA is to build a world class advanced manufacturing and engineering cluster with a clear comparative advantage, and competitive, innovative, and resilient supply chains. It is intended that at its core the Smart Manufacturing Alliance will be a membership organisation. The SMA’s focus of activity will be on the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region but it will welcome members regardless of their location.
Members will receive access to:
The Smart Manufacturing Alliance will further support growth in the sector by:
Reporting to the CEO of Opportunity Peterborough your key responsibilities will be:
Ideally the successful candidate will possess most, or all, of the following experience and attributes:
In addition the successful candidate will possess the following skills and characteristics:
ABOUT OPPORTUNITY PETERBOROUGH
The successful candidate will be employed by Opportunity Peterborough Ltd for this role.
Peterborough is an exciting, aspirational and cosmopolitan city with a diverse economy of major companies and innovative SMEs. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the UK and has big plans for the future.
Opportunity Peterborough is the city’s economic development company. We’re dedicated to our mission of supporting growth across the city, improving economic prosperity, jobs opportunities, and life chances for those who live and work here. We do this by engaging with local companies to support growth and development, by marketing Peterborough to attract new businesses, by working with partners at a strategic level to create an enabling environment, and by playing a leading role in the city’s skills agenda to ensure our current and future talent pool is work-ready.
We welcome exceptional, dynamic people to join our small but impactful team and help us make Peterborough an even greater place to live, work, and invest.
Application deadline: 22nd February
Interviews: Week commencing 1st March
Applicants invited to interview will be provided with the executive summary of the Smart Manufacturing Alliance business plan.