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Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc (MSIP) is an ambitious joint venture between Dundee City Council, Michelin, and Scottish Enterprise. An Innovation Parc created to drive growth and diversity in the Scottish economy while addressing the global climate emergency.

The MSIP Vision is to create 850 sustainable jobs in Dundee by becoming a global destination for innovation and investment in Sustainable Mobility. MSIP will work in creative partnerships with leading Universities, research institutions, attract innovative companies and attract and train skilled people. Companies and projects at MSIP will contribute to Scotland’s targets for low carbon, raising investment, delivering skills and training and to achieving export growth and addressing the climate emergency. At MSIP, we have three core values – People, Place and Planet .

MSIP will include:

Further information on MSIP can be found as follows:

Chief Executive


£ Six figure salary

Our current Chief Executive has secured the legacy left by the Michelin Tyre Company and created a 10 Year Strategic Plan fully funded by the three join venture partners. A number of businesses and leading Universities have already committed to being part of this new venture. Having completed the foundation of the MSIP, the CEO is moving to a new role and we are now looking to recruit a new leader to continue to drive the strategic vision of the Parc and to create a truly world leading centre for the development of Sustainable Mobility Innovation and Technology.

Demonstrating sound credentials in advanced manufacturing, our new Chief Executive will lead a talented team on the construction of the Parc and the creation of its key partnerships, its promotion, evolution and delivery of its values, business goals and 850 sustainable jobs in Dundee.

We are looking for a passionate and dynamic leader, someone with ambassadorial and inclusive leadership, together with collaborative stakeholder engagement skills, commercial acumen, and evidence of sound political awareness.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to listen, engage, persuade and present complex information to diverse audiences. A proven track record of accomplishment in multifaceted environments will be important together with commercial understanding, negotiation and marketing skills.

Experience of working in the low carbon, sustainable transport, or circular economy sectors would be a distinct advantage but not necessary. You will come with a passion for and commitment to tackling climate change and net zero carbon emissions.

Further information can be found as follows:

Enquiries and How to Apply

We hope that you have found the information on this site useful. If you have any queries or wish to discuss the role further please contact or Donogh O’Brien on 0141 212 7555.

To apply, please email your CV and supporting statement to Katy Gall – kgall@aspenpeople.co.uk

Applicants will be shortlisted for interview by matching the details given on their CV and Supporting Statement against the Job Description and Person Specification. We would therefore ask applicants to provide clear evidence to show how your experience, skills and knowledge match those requirements.

We would also be grateful if your covering letter / supporting statement could include the following information:


Applications will be considered as they are received so please do not delay.

Relevant candidates will be invited to attend an initial interview with Donogh O’Brien, Director of Aspen People, and may be asked to complete some online psychometric testing prior to 12th June 2020.

Interviews: Tuesday 23rd / Wednesday 24th June 2020