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Vice General Manager

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 by CV-Library

Blyth, Northumberland, United Kingdom
Call Center & Customer Service
Immediate Start
£50k - £60k Annual
The Organisation:

Our client work across the Offshore Renewables Energy Sector and are looking for a Vice General Manager to be based out of China, with 20% of the work based out of Blyth.

Their vision is to be a leading institution in China in terms of innovative technology solutions in the Offshore Renewables Energy Sector. Their research centre in develops and delivers the most cutting-edge projects, focussing on the new technological frontiers identified across the sector.

The role will involve UK and China business engagement to support project opportunities in China.


* Support in achieving the joint KPIs of the research centre including international business support, high talent expert attraction, consultancy and project development.

* Support the programme management of the centre and interface with UK businesses to ensure growth of international supply chain opportunities for UK SMEs

* Develop new international business opportunities and services for the team and support the development of funding proposals

* Assist with the development of new R&D added value services and commercial opportunities which are of fundamental benefit to the in terms of achieving the public funding revenue growth as part of the company strategic plan

* Liaise with key international industry stakeholders and research organisations leading to successful international project development.

* Lead/support the delivery of international proposals through efficient preparation of detailed, innovative and robust business cases containing key technical, budget and timing plan content (including funding identified and secured/to be secured)

* Be committed to ensuring and maintaining a high standard of health & safety awareness through encouraging safe behaviours

* Ensure appropriate IP management Plans and commercialisation road maps are developed working when collaborating with UK innovators.

* Undertake any other duties of which the responsibility, experience and skills required fall within the post holder’s capability.

Person Specification:

To succeed in the role, the Vice General Manager the candidate must have and be able to demonstrate the following:

* Must have a degree (or equivalent) in an engineering/scientific discipline

* Experience Asia offshore renewables markets and english-chinese language skills would be advantageous

* R&D experience including international R&D proposal development and business support experience

* A research/public funding background linked to offshore renewables

* Management of intellectual property contained within the bid proposals/quotations

* A track record in preparing and writing successful funding bids at international levels

* Experience of working in a relevant industry sector, supporting project delivery against targeted KPIs

* Technical and/or commercial background experience relating to product development including intellectual asset management

* Ability to ensure internally agreed standards and work practices are developed and maintained

* Good interpersonal, communication and time management skills

* Ability to work to tight deadlines and within a highly pressured environment

Reference: 210349792