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E-2064 - PARTNERSHIP OFFICER IN SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION AND URBAN MANAGEMENT

E-2064 - PARTNERSHIP OFFICER IN SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION AND URBAN MANAGEMENT

Are you passionate about research? So are we! Come and join us

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies. 

https://www.list.lu/

You ‘d like to contribute as a researcher? Join our Environmental Research and Innovation department 

The Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) department, made up of 200 life science, environmental science and information technology researchers and engineers, provides the interdisciplinary knowledge, expertise and technologies to lead solutions including the major environmental challenges facing society, such as climate change mitigation, ecosystem resilience, sustainable energy systems, efficient use of renewable resources, and environmental pollution prevention and control.

The department relies on two cutting-edge platforms, the Biotechnologies and Environmental Analytics Platform and the Observatory for the Climate and the Environment, and the GreenTech Innovation Centre (GTIC): a one-stop-shop for the complete development of bio-based products and processes.


Responsibilities

How will you contribute?

The selected candidate will join the Partnership Development Team of the ERIN Department of the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), reporting directly to the ERIN director. He/She will be in charge of the business development in Sustainable construction and Urban management in collaboration with the support of senior management and RDI units/groups in terms of:

1. Identification and concretization of business/partnership opportunities 

2. Market intelligence and watch in sustainable construction and urban management

3. Key account management

4. Valorisation and transfer of the Sustainable construction and Urban management assets 

5. Communication/representation with a focus on Sustainable construction and Urban management


Identification and implementation of business/partnership opportunities

  • Prospect new customers by proactive networking 
  • Identify, develop and close new agreements covering the ERIN domains of Sustainable construction and Urban management, with partners from the private and public sector
  • Actively participate in the negotiation of contracts and agreements. This involves collaborating closely with researchers and the Legal Department in the contract-drafting phase
  • Initiate and follow up the development of a partnership and collaboration strategy together with the department’s senior management and RDI units/groups
  • Support projects in all phases of the partnering process
  • Manage the department’s partner portfolio for the Sustainable construction and Urban management sector: create momentum with potential partners and consolidate good relationships with existing ones
  • Contribute to the develop a screening strategy for business deal or partnership opportunities together with the department's senior managemnet and RDI units/groups
  • Work on partner follow-up activities and participate in the management of key accounts
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to prospects and clients


Market intelligence and watch

  • Research and find out about prospect and client industries, and trends to estimate needs and goals
  • Ensure technology watch


Co-managemrnt, with the principal investigators, of industrial and knowledge transfer projects including a support to project-funding applications


Networking and representation

  • Represent the RDI department in networking business events as ERIN Ambassador
  • Initiate and contribute to the networking events and actions of the department
  • Establish a strong external network, at the national and international level


Dissemination, valorisation and transfer

  • Participate to sectorial/technology fairs
  • Support RDI staff in the dissemination of RDI outputs to the market (licensing, selling, spin-off, etc.)
  • Support RDI staff in the creation of spin-offs


Training

  • Provide general support, guidance and training to researchers for their interactions with customers
  • Stay in tune with RDI domains, project content and innovation developed in the Sustainable construction and Urban management sector, as well as the strategies of other RTOs/R&D institutions
  • Keep informed about competitors, industry, societal and technology trends
  • Maximize participation in departmental events
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in the activities of professional organizations
must have requirements

Is Your profile described below? Are you our future colleague? Apply now!

  •  Master’s degree in a scientific, technological or engineering field relevant to the Sustainable construction and Urban management sector
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) is an asset
  • 2 years of proven experience in the broader sector of Sustainable construction and Urban management with direct experience in partnership and business development
  •  Understanding of current market trends in Sustainable construction and Urban management in Europe
  •  Existing industrial network in Sustainable construction and Urban management in Europe; international network considered as asset
  •   Experiences in working with IP protection, IP rights law and IP policy
  •  Experience in licensing and negotiating (Technological Transfer) or launching new business is an asset
  •  Be results-oriented: achieve concrete results, involving a range of different colleagues from researchers to management and administrative staff
  • Be a self-starter that is well organized, efficient with excellent time management skills and capable of contributing to multiple projects simultaneous
  •  Demonstrate business responsiveness and an ability to manage partnerships and marketing
  • Have the capacity to forge strong relationships, build trust with clients, drive value, and develop lasting business partnerships
We offer

Your LIST benefits

An organization with a passion for impact and strong RDI partnerships in Luxembourg and Europe that works on responsible and independent research projects; 

Sustainable by design, empowering our belief that we play an essential role in paving the way to a green society;

Innovative infrastructures and exceptional labs occupying more than 5,000 square metres, including innovations such as our Viswall, high-scale incubators and top of the range 3D/4D printings that are part of our toolkit for excelling in all we do;

Multicultural and international work environment with more than 45 nationalities represented in our workforce;  

Diverse and inclusive work environment empowering our people to fulfil their personal and professional ambitions;

Gender-friendly environment with multiple actions to attract, develop and retain women in science; 

32 days’ paid annual leave, 11 public holidays, flexible working hours, 13-month salary, statutory health insurance and access to lunch vouchers; 

Personalized learning programme to foster our staff’s soft and technical skills; 

An environment encouraging curiosity, innovation and entrepreneurship in all areas. 


Apply online

https://www.list.lu/en/jobs/

Your application must include:

  • A motivation letter oriented towards the position and detailing your experience;
  • A scientific CV with contact details;
  • List of publications (and patents, if applicable);
  • Contact details of 2 references.


Application procedure and conditions

  • LIST is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring and retaining diverse personnel. We value all applicants and will consider all competent candidates for employment without regard to national origin, race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age or disability; 
  • Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled; 
  • An assessment committee will review the applications and select candidates based on guidelines that aim to ensure equal opportunities; 
  • The main criteria for selection will be the correspondence of the existing skills and expertise of the applicant with the requirements mentioned above.


REQUIREDLANGUAGES

To be considered for this position it is crucial that you have knowledge of the following languages
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced

OPTIONAL LANGUAGES

The following languages are optional but are considered a plus.
  • Read B2 Upper intermediate
    Write B2 Upper intermediate
    Speak B2 Upper intermediate
  • Read B2 Upper intermediate
    Write B2 Upper intermediate
    Speak B2 Upper intermediate
minimum required Education
Required work experience in years
2 or more years
Details
Employment type
Contract type
Hours per week
40
Location
Country
City
Belvaux
UO
ERIN
Profile type
Researcher
Departments
Environmental Research & Innovation
Publication sur Nature
Oui

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