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Head of ideaSpace

ideaSpace exists to create the best community for, and environment to support, the creation of high impact ventures in Cambridge.

Role Summary

The Head of ideaSpace is responsible for leading all activities related to ideaSpace operations, managing the team and liaising with stakeholders in the University, IfM ECS and ideaSpace governance. This is a permanent role, full time (37.5 hours per week). Salary: circa £50,000 per annum + benefits based on the candidate’s skills and experience.


Leadership and management of the ideaSpace membership programme team.

Management of Operations

Responsible for all aspects of the running, maintenance and continuous improvement of the ideaSpace membership programmes, including ecosystem and stakeholder engagement.


Work with the IfM ECS CEO, COO and ideaSpace Steering Committee to create medium and long-term plans, which support the aspirations of the Steering Committee, the membership community and team.

The role is based flexibly at the three ideaSpace sites, with one day a week in the ECS Office at the Institute for Manufacturing. The Head of ideaSpace will report to the CEO, IfM ECS  and work in conjunction with the wider ideaSpace team, who are based at ideaSpace City (Laundress Lane, Cambridge), ideaSpace South (Cambridge Biomedical Campus) and ideaSpace West (Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge)


The ideaSpace team

IfM Education and Consultancy Services Ltd employ the team, under contract from the University of Cambridge.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to: Alison Martin, Senior Office Administrator aem91@cam.ac.uk 

Closing date: Friday 31 July 2020

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