Innovation and Emerging Technologies Consultant

Innovation and Emerging Technologies Consultant

Job Title: Innovation and Emerging Technologies Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17467_1635867929
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 02, 2021 15:45

Job Description

Are you passionate about the impact that new technologies will have? Your experience in technology investment decision making and development planning and knowledge of systems engineering can help you support a leading consultancies Innovation Team. As an Innovation and Emerging Technologies Consultant you will help defence and central government clients navigate the future potential of novel and emerging technology.

In addition you will have the opportunity to join a world-leading, multi-national organisation that will challenge and develop your technical capabilities, and offer you the chance to work in a developing, cutting-edge environment in some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise.
Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:
My client is looking to complement their expert team of innovation consultants, providing guidance and support to the development of exciting new innovations and technology. The team currently apply their technical knowledge, commercial and entrepreneurial acumen to assess the feasibility of a wide range of innovations, to align the innovation's potential to its market, and to manage the adoption of innovations into new applications. You will interpret of clients' technical needs, prepare proposals and provide technical leadership of projects.
About you:
To be suitable for the Innovation and Emerging Technologies Consultant roles, you will be an engineer or scientist with the following strengths:
*Sound first-principles engineering and science knowledge.
*Passion to apply and expand your knowledge of leading-edge technologies.
*Demonstrable experience of supporting technology horizon scanning, options assessment and investment decisions.
*Knowledge and experience in the application of systems engineering tools and techniques.
*Demonstrable commercial awareness and business acumen.
*Strong stakeholder management skills and leadership.
*An ability to transfer knowledge across industries.
*Possess a good degree (or equivalent experience) in an Engineering related subject.
*Excellent customer-facing skills.
*Knowledge of Defence and/or Central Government technology planning and procurement.
*Strong skills in the interpretation of clients' technical needs, preparation of proposals and technical leadership of projects.

It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:
*Previous experience in a consultancy environment.
*Experience of using structured futures assessment methods (e.g. the 'Futures Toolkit').
*Ability to translate systems engineering practices from one industry to another.

Innovation and Emerging Technologies Consultant
Permanent role - Salary negotiable
Great benefits

Keywords: Systems Engineer, Requirements, Technology horizon scanning, Futures, Assessment, Proposals, Innovation, Stakeholder, Consultancy.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.