Manager, Digital Prototyping Laboratory



Position name

Manager, Digital Prototyping Laboratory


Key and functional tasks of the Department

–       creation and development of infrastructure that facilitates implementation of projects and development of innovative products;

–       initiation and implementation of innovative projects based on Fab Lab;

–       creation of a community of developers, technology entrepreneurs, creative people.


Key and functional tasks of the position

–       Development of Fab Lab activities, search for new promising directions for the development of the laboratory;

–       Interaction with students and professors of Nazarbayev University with the aim of involving them in the activities of Fab Lab, initiating and implementing innovative projects;

–       Organization of competitions, makeathon, trainings, courses, master classes and other activities aimed at forming a community of makers based on Fab Lab;

–       Promotion of Fab Lab, search and attraction of partner companies and sponsors, development of possible areas of cooperation (joint projects with companies);

–       Activity planning, Fab Lab budgeting, interaction with other structural units on the development of Fab Lab;



Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Innovation Management, Economics and Marketing, Business Administration, Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology. A diploma on the completion of a foreign university is welcome


Required professional experience 

–       experience in developing centers of technical creativity and education, holding scientific and technical competitions among young people for at least 3 years;

–       experience in implementing the development of technological and / or infrastructure projects for at least 3 years;

–       experience in the preparation of budget applications, maintenance of contracts;

–       knowledge of the basics of the project management system.


Professional competence and personal qualities

–       Ability to independently conduct the work of a structural unit, initiative, organizational skills, sociability, teamwork, stress resistance


Proficiency in languages

Fluency in Kazakh, Russian, English.


Computer Literacy

–       Высокий уровень владения ПК (Microsoft Office)


Deadline for CV

Prior to the selection of a candidate who meets the above requirements.