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Associate Business Development Director (University & Institution Partnership Programs)
Client Description

Semi-government organization driving the development of a vibrant I&T ecosystem in Hong Kong.

Job Description

• Lead the university & institution partnership programmes to connect with renowned universities and research institutes worldwide with objectives to create and bring in commercialization and entrepreneurship opportunities
• Develop engagement strategies and execute the plans for prospect institutions and projects
• Build and maintain good relationships with high-tech companies, industry leaders, universities, institutions, start-up communities, incubators, government authorities, etc. to build the pipeline of business opportunities and facilitate partnership formation in Hong Kong Science Park
• Have good knowledge of innovation landscape, public and private funding mechanism, policies and practice
• Keep abreast of technology trends & other market intelligence and transform them into business opportunities
• Chair the marketing activities including delegation visits to promote HKSP as an innovation and technology hub
• Support other initiatives of the business development team and perform such other duties as assigned by the Chief Commercial Officer

Job Requirements

• Holder of university degree preferably in Engineering- or Science-related subjects; post-graduate degree preferred;
• Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in new business development, of which at least 5 years in managerial level;
• Experience in working in universities is a definite advantage
• Extensive network with high-tech companies, industries, especially with academia;
• A deep understanding of the global technology landscape; A vision for emerging technologies and experienced in technology transfer/ commercialization of Biomedical Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Smart City, Fintech, Advanced Materials Manufacturing is desirable;

Function
Information Technology
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary Range
HK$ 80000 - 100000
Yr(s) of Exp
10
Education Required
Bachelor Degree
Location
Hong Kong Science Park
Post Date
2019-01-17