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Head of CIH Programme (Fixed Term)

Head of CIH Programme (Fixed Term)

Department/Location: Centre for Digital Built Britain, West Cambridge
Salary: £55,751-£59,135
Reference: AK23586
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2022 in the first instance.

The Head of Construction Innovation Hub (CIH) will lead CDBB's contribution to the high-profile £72m CIH programme, delivering the technical work programme and managing the budget in line with the approved programme.

The role holder will lead on the development of CDBB's CIH workplan, in conjunction with the executive team, and will be responsible for ensuring the timely completion of the industry-focussed deliverables across UK BIM Programme and the CIH-funded elements of our International Programme.

In this role you will lead, manage and coordinate the delivery of CIH programme, monitor and communicate best practice to support CIH's and CDBB's long-term goals, represent CDBB on the CIH Senior Management Team, develop and lead CDBB's CIH workplan and lead the Research Programme Manager.

To perform this role effectively you will need extensive experience of managing and leading successful implementation programmes and complex projects. You will require experience of managing a team, and working with government, academia, and industry. To thrive in this role, you will have the knowledge of information management, understand academic research and HEIs, and you will be a skilled and persuasive communicator.

The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a unique Centre positioned in the University of Cambridge's Academic Division. Founded in 2017, we form a multi-disciplinary team made up of specialist individuals all working towards the same goal - using digital techniques to support the modern digital transformation of the built environment sector.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

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If you have any queries about the recruitment process, please contact Laura Murzinaite, HR Coordinator (

Please quote reference AK23586 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Closing date: 06 September 2020

Head of CIH Programme (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Published on 6 Sep 2020