Education - Training
Executive - Management
Science - Research
A Research & Technology organisation based in Limassol, Cyprus is currently seeking an energetic and motivated Junior Innovation Manager. The successful candidate should hold a University degree from a well-established University, preferably in Engineering, Business Management disciplines or a relevant field of study. Postgraduate or Doctoral Degrees or Experience on Business or Product Management will be considered a plus (e.g MBA). Strong project management skills and experience in running European funded projects and/or submitting proposals/temders will be also a plus. Experience, Education or Backgroung relating to Energy will be an additional plus. Excellent working knowledge of English (written & oral) is mandatory.
Implementation of Innovation Management Tasks for various EU or National funded projects including project Dissemination, Communication & products’ Exploitation and business plans.
Implement technical/research work according to assigned tasks mainly relevant to business model creation, market analysis, competition analysis etc.
Develop, review and control project deliverables coherent to high quality objectives/standards.
Participate in project conference calls and meetings, recording meeting minutes and ensuring timely completion of allocated tasks.
1-3 years in similar position (Innovation/Product/Business) in an engineering, management or consultancy company, developing business plans, marketing plans, commercialisation plans or dealing with Product development & Marketing.
Proven and demonstrated experience in managing National or EU funded research projects, implementing dissemination & exploitation activities and drafting relevant plans will be a plus.
Experience in preparation/writing/submitting of high quality proposals in National or EU funding Instruments (Horizon2020, InterregMED, RESTART etc.) will be considered an advantage.
Strong project management, analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong communication skills and being familiar with Digital Communication Strategies and tools (websites, social media etc).
Being familiar with developing Business Plans and with Business Model creation tools (Business Model Canvas, Value proposition Canvas etc), IP and IPR Stratagies, Market analysis methodologies and Competition analysis.
Excellent use of Microsoft Office applications.
Able to work independently and self-managed as well as being a Team player.
Strong presentation, organization and communication skills.
Excellent work ethic with commitment to the success of the team.
Willing and able to travel domestically and internationally.
Ability to cooperate with international partners and work across distributed/virtual teams.
Proven ability to manage tasks and issues, meet deadlines, follow through on commitments, and take corrective action in a proactive manner where appropriate.
Competitive salary depending on qualifications.
Excellent working environment.
Continuous support for further development, personal and professional evolvement.
Working with international teams, dealing with technologies of the future.
Full-time position based in Limassol, Cyprus
Interested applicants are invited to send their resume and a cover letter quoting the reference number (IM0520) by email tο: firstname.lastname@example.org until 20/06/2020. Apply now in strict confidence. Applications which don’t cover the minimum requirement will not be taken into account. Only the most suitable applicants for the position will be invited for an interview.