Project Manager of innovation projects - part-time/full-time
What you will be working on?
You will be responsible for managing and implementing project activities of allocated innovation projects in the Czech Republic and by that building new know-how and expertise inside of DEX Innovation Centre in areas like co-creation, education, entrepreneurship, startup development, digitization, innovation procurement or work with policy recommendations. The project manager role includes the following specific responsibilities:
Implementing selected innovation projects in the Czech Republic (our current initiatives are listed at https://dex-ic.com/projects and we have new initiatives coming)
Being in weekly contact with international partners of the projects
Shaping the creation of these new innovations in practice and building sustainable innovation products
Communication and engagement with our Czech stakeholders and target groups of the specific projects
Organization of meetings and events
Writing of territorial studies, analyzing previous research and good practices, preparing action plans
Building new know-how and expertise inside DEX Innovation Centre based on realized projects
Together with our communication specialist, taking care of the communication activities of project results
Reporting the project results and activities to funding bodies or partners
Traveling within the Czech Republic and EU
Representing DEX Innovation Centre in the Czech Republic and EU
You will never get bored – your work will be very diverse and challenging!
- A young, international team of interesting people with various backgrounds
Our work brings a positive impact - be the driving force of (not only) Czech innovations
No need to sit in an office all the time, feel free to work wherever you find it comfortable! However, we offer offices located in the centre of Liberec and in the silicon valley of Prague, Forum Karlín, Havas Village
You can learn a lot from us, our EIT network, other world-class partners
Work with top companies, research institutions, and policymakers across Europe (i.e. Philips Electronics, Boehringer Ingelheim, Fujitsu, Fraunhofer, Karolinska Institutet, University of Turin, City of Vienna, EIT institute, various DGs of EC)
International environment and daily use of the English language
Sick days, the possibility of partly flexible working hours
Laptop, mobile phone with 20GB of free data, and coffee & tea in both offices is a matter of course
Opportunity to travel across Europe for project meetings and events
How should you look?
- You are an experienced project manager and you know what you need to do and that you really like the project management
You have solid organizational skills, you are responsible and pro-active
You prefer working in smaller teams and independently - with an intro brief and support when requested
Public talking and expressing your thoughts is not a problem - both in Czech and English
You have the confidence to pick up the phone, call other people, write an email the person will read to the end and sell various stakeholders their engagement into the project
You are interested in digital technologies and innovations
You want to build new competences and skills for yourself and the institution to deliver new initiatives
You are fluent in Czech language
You have great English, both written and spoken
You are easy-going, flexible, communicative, and love to be in touch with people
You have great negotiation skills to develop new (and preserve current) long-term relationships with key stakeholders
You are passionate about learning new things - you should be able to understand a new topic quickly and clearly express your thoughts
You are energetic, driven by working on impactful projects
You can meet other team colleagues in Liberec or Prague office, so you live in or close to any of these two cities
You don't stop or leave the job when you hit some obstacles, instead, you find a solution and inspire others
Did we just describe you? Share your CV and become a part of the team!
We are a private innovation centre with a belief that impactful innovations and research improve our society. We approach our mission through Fundraising, Co-Creation, Build and Education activities. To boost our impact, we have become EIT InnoEnergy and EIT Health Hub in the Czech Republic. Currently, we are seeking a person that is going to help us better address our mission!
In case of interest, share your motivation to work with us and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the following form.