Project Manager, Research Development and Management

09 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Project Manager will be spearheading all aspects of research development and research project management for Surbana-Jurong NTU Corporate Lab (SJ-NTU Corp Lab) at Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU). 

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify potential in existing research projects and implement enterprise experience that seamlessly blends research technology with business and promote commercialisation on an end-to-end journey
  • Work closely with Principal Investigator and industry partner on research and development within SJ-NTU Corp Lab
  • Carry out research and analysis of market gaps and needs of the industry in relation to the projects carried out under the SJ-NTU Corp Lab
  • Strategize and position SJ-NTU Corp Lab’s Research & Development solutions and services to seek out new opportunities and expand/enhance existing opportunities
  • Promote and drive innovation in technologies, processes, and tools for existing projects
  • Contribute to the Research & Development outcome of the project with insight and understanding of current trends in technology
  • Support setting up Spin-Off companies, helping in applying for research grants and proposal under the ESG
  • Accelerate prototypes and bench-top demo for showcase to gain traction to achieve higher Technology Readiness Level of the research outcomes of the Corp Lab
  • Actively contacting potential partners to build up SJ-NTU Corp Lab’s network to discover and explore new opportunities for Research & Development by establishing good working relationships with collaborators, Research Institution, industry partners and government agencies
  • Support towards planning and overseeing of networking events and activities organized to foster industry collaborations and entrepreneurship development

Job Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least a master’s degree or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of working experience is required for this position
  • Experience in research technology start up journey/spin off including essential elements regarding hands on prototyping/product visualisation and early stage venture funding
  • Preferably specializing in Enterprise Development/Knowledge Management or equivalent
  • Strong communication and training skills with IT fluency, preferably with ACTA/ACLP certification
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time efficiently as you may be required to take up multiple initiatives at once

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.