Managing Director

Bangor University - Menai Science Park, Anglesey

(A wholly owned subsidiary of Bangor University)

Starting Salary: Competitive salary dependent on skills and experience

As the Science Park Director you will lead and further develop the first dedicated Science Park in Wales. You will have the opportunity to take a lead role and play a crucial part in the development of the knowledge based economy of North Wales. Leading a small and experienced team you will have overall responsibility to lead on the strategic development of the Science Park, deliver the current vison, aims and objectives, and work with Welsh Government, Local Authorities and Economic partners to attract research and investment. 

Crucial to achieving your objectives is the requirement for a high level of commercial acumen and the ability to build strong, productive relationships with a diverse stakeholder group

The requirement is for a Managing Director who can bring a strong blend of strategic, operational and business skills. You will be aware of innovation activities in either a knowledge intensive industry or a research organisation; combined with experience of supporting projects and enterprises and an understanding of the business environment. You will have management skills, and a good understanding of, and focus on, building excellent customer service to support long term relationships with clients.

This is a prestigious and high profile appointment which offers the opportunity to take direct responsibility for a development which will bring real change to the region.

You will be educated to degree level. You will have strong communication and influencing skills and you must also be able to work independently and be committed to providing a high level of service.

The ability to speak through the medium of Welsh, or show a willingness to learn is essential for this post.

Please send all applications to the Company Secretary, Mr Carl Shipton: Please enclose with your application:

  • Full CV including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history, showing he more significant positions, responsibilities held and details of staff and team managed.
  • A covering note summarising your proven ability relative to the person and job specs.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Sian Hope on 01248 388556 or via email on

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31st January 2018.

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