|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:33:30 +0000|
Solution Architect (Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications, SoXSA) Salary range: £38,896 - £47,801 Closing Date: 09 May 2016 Job details here<https://strathvacancies.engageats.co.uk/ViewVacancyV2.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmD6tzGim9giaX8toQjjKY/KR33r1nBLBKDN8Y8djWPwZKfxo90xbPtu/mV/UjIjvgvJWzNTP2h3+BaR+rAZsoLpdd1V/RkPS6hmBDjx/Fr60CsbjraJke4NM3xP7skzngg==> Based at the University of Strathclyde, and collocated with one of Europe’s largest space research groups, Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications (SoXSA) has created a new focal point for the Satellite Applications Catapult, linking the science base with industry. SoXSA takes a leading role, driving growth in satellite applications by engaging the end user and their supply chains. It acts as a rallying point for SME engagement with relevant expertise from across the UK research base and space sector. SoXSA is aligned with the overarching need for a major applications pull across all sectors; technology push alone is not sufficient to deliver the ambitious growth targets. SoXSA is embedded in a vibrant environment, proactively targeting innovative SMEs and providing a focal point for the best researchers, SMEs, large industry and customers to work together to achieve commercial innovation, forming new partnerships to deliver growth. By partnering with Highlands and Islands Enterprise, the Solutions Architect will pull-through and exploit innovative concepts & technologies developed within the research base to generate economic impact within the Highlands & Islands. The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent innovation and technology company, fostering growth across the economy through the exploitation of space by helping organisations make use of and benefit from satellite technologies, and bring together multi-disciplinary teams to generate ideas and solutions in an open innovation environment. The Satellite Applications Catapult is a not-for-profit research organisation innovating for a better world, empowered by satellites, with a mission and vision to be at the heart of the ongoing revolution in satellite services, having a global impact due to the power that satellites bring to bear on the challenges of the modern world. The Opportunity SoXSA is expanding and seeks a Solutions Architect based in the Highlands and Islands region to identify, develop and launch innovative new opportunities across key growth sectors using space enabled data. Working with the Satellite Applications Catapult, the UK Space Agency, and Highlands and Islands Enterprise this appointment is for an initial period of 2 1/2 year to deliver a programme of partnership work between industry and academia, fostering growth across the economy of the Highlands and Islands through space technology and data. Reporting to the Director of SoXSA, the Solutions Architect will lead the development and operations of SoXSA in the Highlands and Islands. Engaging with companies to develop the exploitation of data and services, linking company needs to the UK research base and leading the development of workshops, symposia and other events that will stimulate industrial collaborative projects contributing to the Satellite Applications Catapult’s aim for the UK to secure 10% share of the global space market by 2030 (estimated to be £40bn). This is a high profile, leadership role and pivotal to the on-going success of SoXSA. To be considered for the role, you will have a minimum of Degree in a relevant subject, a track record in a similar role within a similar specialism and environment, a track record of successfully developing effective strategic and operation plans as well as evidence of successfully leading significant and complex projects. You will have experience of engaging and developing collaborative opportunities with industry and other relevant stakeholders, proven leadership ability with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the confidence in engaging with, influencing and presenting to diverse audiences. You will also have the proven ability to influence others, particularly at a senior level, and proven analytical and problem solving capabilities. Initial interviews are scheduled for 31 May 2016. Job details here<https://strathvacancies.engageats.co.uk/ViewVacancyV2.aspx?enc=mEgrBL4XQK0+ld8aNkwYmD6tzGim9giaX8toQjjKY/KR33r1nBLBKDN8Y8djWPwZKfxo90xbPtu/mV/UjIjvgvJWzNTP2h3+BaR+rAZsoLpdd1V/RkPS6hmBDjx/Fr60CsbjraJke4NM3xP7skzngg==> For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Hina Bacai, Business Development Manager, SoXSA at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> on 0141 548 5796.
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