Industry Collaboration Zone (ICZ) Director – Health, Wellbeing & Society

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
17 Feb 2019
Salary Range:

With our origins founded in the Industrial Revolution, the University of Salford is now at the heart of Industry 4.0, harnessing the skills, imagination and enthusiasm of our staff and students to work in partnership with large and small enterprises across the public, private and charitable sectors to transform people and communities and deliver lasting economic and social benefit.

In re-imagining our heritage, we have a refreshed vision for success and have created four sector-facing Industry Collaboration Zones (ICZs) to act as a focus for integrated working within the University and with partners in particular industry sectors. With a sustained focus on excellence through engagement, we are revamping our approach to employability, enterprise, curriculum development and research; embedding these activities within the new zones to bring our Vision to life. – ‘By pioneering exceptional industry partnerships we will lead the way in real world experiences preparing students for life’.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to take on the role of ICZ Director – Health, Wellbeing and Society which comes at a particularly exciting time for the University of Salford and the Greater Manchester region with the University faced with incredible opportunities of devolution. This vital role will provide leadership and management across the University in the continued development of the ICZ, working with colleagues to identify and build partnerships regionally, nationally and internationally with industry to positively impact the overall reputation of the University. With a host of synergies to identify across the four ICZ zones, the post will play a significant role in Salford’s approach to the rapidly evolving Industry 4.0 revolution.

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, ambitious and dynamic leader from the healthcare space. You will have proven management and leadership skills within an HE environment or equivalent industry and high level specialist