DEADLINE EXTENSION: Due to the short turnaround given for applications and the interruption of the Easter break, the deadline for applications to the role of Chair has been extended to 5pm on Friday 19 April 2024, with interviews to take place at the end of April and a final decision by Mid-May.


Innovation Greater Manchester (IGM) is a business-led partnership that harnesses the collaborative power of businesses, universities, and local government to drive productivity through collaboration, research, and innovation.


Its goal is to build an innovation ecosystem and ensure the whole city-region benefits from the excellence created and developed, through high-quality education and training, high-quality jobs, good healthcare, affordable houses, spaces to support new and scaling businesses and good infrastructure with improved connectivity for all.  IGM will enable our city-region to be a leader of the fourth industrial revolution, known globally for the strength of its innovation ecosystem.


The new Chair will be responsible for setting the strategic direction and purpose of Innovation Greater Manchester.


For further information, a full job description, and details about how to apply, click here.