Following a fresh round of funding, SAIC is looking to hire a Director of Business Development to foster investment and interaction with external stakeholders in the aquaculture industry with a view to raising funding for research projects, facilitating the exchange of knowledge, and improving awareness of opportunities in the sector.
This is a critical role within SAIC, which is reliant on the wider industry to fulfil its function of innovation and growth in Scottish aquaculture.
Reporting into the CEO, the Director of Business Development will be the key point of contact between SAIC and the wider aquaculture industry. This individual will be responsible for building new strategic partnerships and deepening existing connections with key external industry contacts, identifying commercial opportunities, and leveraging their network to facilitate research cooperation and investment. This mandate will drive and deliver SAIC’s business strategy to support the industry’s revenue growth and impact.
The Director of Business Development will also work closely with – and directly support – the CEO in the operation of SAIC.
For more information on the role and to find out how to apply, download the job specification.Find out more