Vacancy: Development Manager

Interested in helping to grow the digital economy in the North East of Scotland?

Are you an enthusiastic and energetic individual with an in-depth understanding of digital tech and the tech ecosystem? Do you thrive on building relationships and making an impact? Opportunity North East (ONE), in conjunction with ScotlandIS, is recruiting a Development Manager with an ambition to make a tangible difference to the North East economy. This position presents a unique opportunity to play a key role in shaping, evolving and building the North East of Scotland’s digital cluster while working closely with a variety of stakeholders across the tech ecosystem.

The Development Manager will be responsible for helping to build and develop the digital community within the North East of Scotland and establishing the area nationally as a recognised digital cluster. Reporting to the ONE Digital & Entrepreneurship (D&E) Director, the successful candidate will identify and engage widely with existing digital companies, universities and ONE’s partners for digital tech company startup and growth.  They will be responsible for delivering a programme of activity designed to strengthen relationships between the supply chain and end markets, supporting the growth of digital businesses and  capturing intelligence about the local digital supply chain’s capabilities. In addition to knowledge of the digital tech sector, you will have previous experience of stakeholder management, may have worked in business or market development and will have excellent organisational skills.

The digital tech sector has a significant role to play in achieving the long-term transformation of the North East’s economy. Building a vibrant digital cluster in the region will help companies across all sectors to transform their businesses to make them more competitive and productive.

The position is initially on a 2-year fixed term contract, employed by ONE and jointly funded by ScotlandIS.

For further details of the position and details on how to apply, please request a candidate brief from lynne.stables@opportunitynortheast.com . Applications close on 15th November 2018. 

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