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Policy & Public Affairs Officer

The Catapult Network Office is looking for a Policy & Public Affairs Officer. Are you passionate about shaping national policies and strategies in research and innovation? Here’s your chance to work alongside all nine Catapults, driving impactful stakeholder engagement and readying the nation for future technologies.

Join the Catapult Network team

The Catapult Network is made up of nine leading technology and innovation centres, supported by Innovate UK. We accelerate innovation and drive business growth in areas including cell and gene therapy, connected places, compound semiconductors, digital, energy systems, high value manufacturing, medicines discovery, offshore renewable energy and satellite applications. 

As Policy & Public Affairs Officer, you will join a small team working with the nine Catapults to expand awareness of the collective impact they are making amongst external policy and political stakeholders. Building on the combined power of nine Catapults, you will help develop and deliver a strong and wide-reaching stakeholder engagement strategy to promote the Network’s collective message as a key delivery partner in the innovation landscape, informing national policy and strategy. 

This role can be based remotely or from one of the Catapult centre locations. The host Catapult, and employer, will be Digital Catapult, which has offices based in London and Belfast. There will be a requirement for the incumbent to travel frequently to London with ad-hoc travel to Catapult offices nationwide. 

Deadline for Applications: 12th May 2024