Key Benefits:

  • Life Insurance
  • Healthcare

Programme Lead, Entrepreneur Development (Deep Tech Chemistry)

Permanent position
Cambridge/London/Home, United Kingdom
Salary: £52,208 - £58,011

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven Programme Lead, Entrepreneur Development who will be responsible for the strategic development and operational delivery of a comprehensive portfolio of knowledge events for entrepreneurs building deep tech chemistry ventures.

Our client is building a movement to power change through deep tech chemistry. This will ensure every worthy idea has the best possible chance to make the journey to impact; whether it is nurturing budding ideas, helping to scale what works or breaking down barriers to progress.  One way they will do this is by providing leaders of deep tech chemistry ventures with the crucial knowledge and skills that matter most in successfully navigating their journey.

What you need:

  • Education to degree level or higher, or equivalent experience in chemistry or a science related field.
  • Extensive understanding of the needs of deep tech chemistry startups and scaleups, ideally gained through experience working within such companies or in an incubator, accelerator or scale-up support environment.
  • Demonstrable business development and engagement skills. 
  • Highly developed network of contacts across the UK’s deep tech chemistry entrepreneurial ecosystem including startups, investors, funding bodies, industry, science parks and other stakeholders. 
  • Experience of planning and delivering online and in-person events, including training events. 
  • An ability to prioritise, cope with pressure and ambiguity, initiative-taking and well organised. 
  • Good collaborator; willing to share ideas and offer solutions to problems.
This position can be home, London or Cambridge based with the expectation of visiting the office once a week.
KD People believe passionately that employing a diverse and inclusive workforce is central to our client’s success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

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