Senior manager of Business Incubator

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Position

Senior 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)   Elaboration and implementation of tools for effective support of innovative projects at an early stage of development;

2)   Support in delivering of business incubation services;

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

4)   Establishment of mutually beneficial relationships with business partners, mentors, experts interested in cooperation with the business incubator within the framework of ongoing activities;

5)   Expansion and update of the database of innovative projects of interest to the Business Incubator;

6)   Monitoring of of innovative projects implementation;

7)   Participation 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;

8)   Implementation of a set of measures aimed at attracting external sources of financing for innovative projects.

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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 2 years.

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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