UK Research and Innovation Executive Search Contract
Executive search for Non-Executive Directors, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Chair.
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Location of contract
Value of contract
23 December 2016
13 January 2017
Contract start date
20 January 2017
Contract end date
30 June 2017
**THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS TENDER IS 13th JANUARY 2017, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY DIRECT TO THE BUYER**UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), is a new research and innovation body which will be set up to strengthen the strategic approach to future challenges and maximise value from government’s investment of over £6bn per annum in research and innovation. It will deliver a strengthened, unified voice for the UK’s research and innovation funding system, facilitating the dialogue with government and partners on the global stage. It will build on the UK’s world class research and innovation performance enabling the system to respond rapidly and effectively to current and future challenges.
Delivering these benefits requires strong and empowered leadership within UKRI. The creation of UKRI will retain the key characteristics of the current system that have underpinned the UK’s success, such as discipline leadership and autonomy, and dual funding. UKRI is a merging of the existing functions of the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK, and the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s (HEFCE) (to be known as Research England) research and knowledge exchange funding functions. The UKRI Board will be integral in ensuring the success of this new organisation.
Membership of the UKRI Board is a key issue for stakeholders during the passage of the Higher Education and Research Bill, and will be critical to ensuring the success of UKRI. The UKRI Board will consist of the Chairman, UKRI Chief Executive Officer, UKRI Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and between 9-12 Non-Executive Directors. The executive search could include up to three separate campaigns for the Board, Executive Chairs and Chief Financial Officer positions.
Government are interested in candidates from the national and international field with the appropriate corporate governance skills and include high-quality scientific leaders familiar with the academic, philanthropic and business research communities.
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