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   » Job ID.:15358511
   » Employer ID.:RI/CP/CEORDI
   » Published:13-JUN-2018
   » income:Not Disclosed
   » Job location:Killorglin, KERRY
   » Employment Type:CONTRACT


Chief Executive agent – Research Development Innovation (RDI) Hub, a Public Private Partnership


The RDI Hub is a major change initiative located in the Southwest of Ireland. RDI Hub is a not-for-profit PPP initiative between FEXCO and the Institute of Technology Tralee (“ITT”) and strategic partner, Kerry County Council (“KCC”) and supported by Enterprise Ireland under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund 2017.

Currently under construction, in Killorglin, Information technology will create a state of the art “co-location centre” specialising in design-led R&D, innovation, digitisation and financial services.

The RDI Hub will develop a pioneering, globally connected, state of the art, 20,000 square foot workspace designed for innovation, collaboration, creativity and growth. The RDI Hub “co-location centre” will be a living innovation lab specialising in design-led innovation, digitisation and expertise-exchange services using the Digital Innovation Hub (“DIH”) regional multi-partner cooperation model.

The RDI Hub will connect research centres, universities, industry players and associations, regional development agencies, experts, innovators, start-ups and funders. The ecosystem developed will enable the flow of expertise, technologies and skills between these organisations, stimulate RDI, business scaling and internationalisation. The RDI Hub will build on southwest regional strengths to establish it’s USP as a globally connected innovation and enterprise hotspot, forging new paths for economic growth and accelerated job creation.

The RDI Hub will offer a suite of supports and infrastructures, expertise-located and physical which will enable clients, including start-ups, corporates, researchers and agencies to tap into and maximise the potential that a design-led innovation community can deliver.

Chief Executive agent

The RDI Hub is currently recruiting for a Chief Executive agent. Reporting to Board, the Chief Executive agent will be expected to fulfil the primary leadership abilities function in the RDI Hub with responsibility for the development and delivery of programmes and services. this function offers a unique opportunity to create a new innovation ecosystem, located in South Kerry but reaching the global tech audience. The prosperous candidate will be a dynamic individual, with significant leadership abilities practice across the key activity domains incorporating strategy, operations, proposition development, business development, product/service innovation and ecosystem development. The Chief Executive agent will have the skills and practice to drive the development of an innovative and strategic suite of client services while also serving as a thought leader within the RDI Hub Ecosystem.

Duration of Contract : 3 years. income : Commensurate with practice Location : Killorglin, Co Kerry

Deadline for application: 13th July 2018 at 12 noon Informal enquiries :

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