Manager of Business Incubator





Manager of Business Incubator


Key and functional tasks of the department


1)   Development and implementation of tools to support innovative projects (startups) at an early stage of development;

2)   Popularization and training of technological entrepreneurship basics;

3)   Organization and provision of business incubation services for innovative projects.


Key and functional tasks of the position


1)   Conduct marketing campaigns and other activities aimed at attracting innovative projects, start-up companies to participate in the business incubation program;

2)   Provide support in delivering of business incubation services;

3)   Negotiations with potential clients, drafting contracts, assistance in concluding and implementing partnership agreements;

4)   Expand and update the database of innovative projects of interest to the Business Incubator;

5)   Participate in the implementation of a set of measures aimed at accelerating the development of innovative projects implemented on the basis of the Innovation Cluster of Nazarbayev University;

6)   Monitor the development of innovative projects;

7)   Participate in the implementation of a set of measures aimed at implementing the corporate acceleration program: finding and attracting customer companies, defining and setting tasks/ objectives, etc.



Bachelor’s degree/master’s degree in the field: business administration, economics and marketing, innovation management, strategic management, innovation development, natural sciences, engineering sciences. Diploma of completion of a foreign university is welcome.


Desired professional experience

Work experience in the field of innovations development, management of innovative/technological projects for at least 1 year.


Professional knowledge and personal qualities

Ability to work effectively on an individual basis and as a member of the domestic and international team;

Experience of work with representatives of different cultures;

Ability to function effectively within the limited time constraints;

Reports, policy briefs, letters writing skills;

Interpersonal and organizational skills.


Proficiency in languages

Kazakh (oral / written) – fluent [preferable];

English (oral / written) – fluent [required];

Russian (oral / written) – fluent [required].


Computer skills

A highly trained PC user (Microsoft Office)



Until position is filled