Technical Lead – Circular Value Chains

Technical Lead
Posted 2 months ago
Job Title: 

Technical Lead – Circular Value Chains



Job Holder: Under recruitment Location: London
Reports to: CVC Manager Other Relevant Information:

Position could be part-time (2d/week)


£32,864 – £35,603

Posted-Closing Date:

20/11/2018 – 20/12/2018


1.     Job Purpose


·      To proactively lead, manage and deliver commercial and research projects

·      To write high quality reports and support dissemination activities of HSSMI’s work

·      Generating Intellectual property for the company on programs

·      Leading the commercial team in marketing, developing commercial proposals and leads

·      Represent HSSMI in the field of expertise

·      Support junior roles in the specified technical area

·      Develop strategy for area of specialism

·      Writing of research bids to ensure sustainability of the team


2.       Principal Accountabilities             
·       Working with clients, internal stakeholders and third-party suppliers to define requirements on projects 

·       Responsibility for leading and managing projects and keeping up to date and delivering projects and assigned tasks to budget, quality and time

·       Supporting development of research proposals, contributing to consortium building, and project management

·       Delivering industrial research around new technologies

·       Confidently presenting new ideas and concepts to stakeholders or to the wider public

·       Supporting commercial team on marketing and leads generation

·       Protect and Exploit Intellectual Property on programs

·       Develop strategy and influencer map for area of specialisation


3. Knowledge & Experience Essential/Desirable
·      Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or relevant industrial experience. D


·      Practical experience of working in manufacturing

·      Knowledge of Lean manufacturing & manufacturing process improvement

·      Knowledge of Sustainable manufacturing & New Product Development

·      Knowledge of Circular economy principles and impact on manufacturing

·      Value stream mapping and waste management knowledge









·      Confident in planning and organising work to meet timed deliverables E
·      Excellent communication skills – written, verbal listening and presentation E
·      Can work independently and in team environments E
·      A flexible approach to cope with frequent change E
·      A high level of motivation, initiative and creativity E













·      Good written and spoken English and technical report writing capability

·      Experience in leading projects and coordinating people

  • Experience of developing innovative ideas in the manufacturing context

·      Confident in leading workshops and high-level meetings

·      Confident in working with customers and suppliers up to senior level

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