The Business Creation Manager plays a key role in the daily management and execution of the business line Business Creation.
He / she manages the running initiatives operationally and also participates in the market analysis and opportunity assessment activities.
You will be employed by KIC InnoEnergy SE and will work for co-location Benelux, both having their offices in Eindhoven and Genk.
You can be based remotely.
contribute to market analysis and opportunity assessment for selected business creation opportunities and spinouts / offs from partners
identify and match crucial partners with the ventures
participate in the development of a strategy and project plan of the ventures
follow up progress of selected ventures
general project management of the business creation project
Scouting and screening of new business ideas / opportunities
Management of the delivery of services for the companies supported under four key dimensions : technology development, market development, team development and access to finance / investors
Internal reporting on metrics established for Business Creation Benelux
We expect the candidate to have a strong affinity with and educational background in business creation, knowledge valorization and emerging energy technologies.
Furthermore, the candidate is expected to :
have an outstanding business attitude and knowledge
have knowledge and experience with business models and plans
have outstanding project management skills
have excellent coordination skills and be service minded
have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build sustainable relationships with stakeholders
be fluent in English, Dutch and / or French other EU languages are a plus.
You report to the Business Creation Officer of KIC InnoEnergy regional office Center Benelux.
A challenging and exciting commercial opportunity at the forefront of European innovation and sustainable energy.
We offer a 1 year contract first.
Travel : regular travel throughout the Benelux, sometimes outside the Benelux region.
Place of work : Genk or Eindhoven