Director of Digital Industry (m/f)
Location: CoventrySalary: Competitive Salary Hours: Full TimeContract Type: PermanentPlaced on: 3rd October 2017Closes: 1st November 2017Reference: 1684428 Are you experienced in Industry 4.0 with a vision for the future of digital business? Can you lead in the drive to convert digital concepts to reality through industrial engagement? The industrial digitalisation review is being carried out by leading business figures on behalf of Government to assess how UK manufacturing can benefit from increasing digitalisation and technological change. Some countries call it Industry 4.0, others refer to it as the Internet of Things. The aim is to set out how Britain can benefit from the rapid technological changes society and business are undergoing. WMG is already a leader in the research, development and promotion of emerging technologies, as well as providing knowledge, training and skills to support companies in early, profitable adoption. There is an increasing need to leverage the total potential of WMG’s digital capability, developing a collaborative, connected approach to the industrial and research challenges within the rapidly growing digital arena, and we are seeking a talented and influential individual who can take a leading role in this. The ideal candidate will be a sophisticated and compelling communicator, with a pedigree in excellent stakeholder management and clear evidence of successful delivery of change programmes. If you are a resilient and energetic individual looking for a substantial challenge then this could be the ideal role for you. You will play a vital role in ensuring that WMG retains competitive advantage, and credibility in our industrial partnerships and will help secure substantial growth in industrial collaboration and in funding for WMG, cementing our world-leading position at the interface between industry and academia. Closing Date: 1 November 2017. Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below. WMG is an academic department at the University of Warwick, providing research, education and knowledge transfer in engineering, manufacturing and technology.