Manager of Business Incubator

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Position

Manager of Business Incubator

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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.

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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.

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Education

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.

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Desired professional experience

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

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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.

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Proficiency in languages

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

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

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

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Computer skills

A highly trained PC user (Microsoft Office)

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Deadline

Until position is filled