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Position: Industry Relations Senior Consultant
Institution: Technical University of Denmark
Location: Kongens Lyngby, Lyngby‐Taarbæk Municipality, Denmark
Duties: Engaging with national and international industrial companies and identifying the relevant points of their strategy where the students, researchers and startups of DTU can create mutual value in the form of open innovation collaborations; Planning and running large scale innovation programs (including DTU Skylab Oi-X); Developing the programs to maximize the use of our unique facilities, labs, workshops and community; Developing and implementing a format for integrating our closest industrial partners in our community and activities; Responsible for developing and maintaining an overview of how industrial companies can engage with entrepreneurial students, researchers and startups of DTU
Requirements: Several years of experience with business development processes from industrial settings; An in-depth understanding of strategic processes in larger companies; Experience running large and small scale innovation activities; An interest in innovation, entrepreneurship and startups; Excellent communications skills
   
Text: Industry Relations Senior Consultant DTU Skylab Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Monday 07 Jun 21 Apply for this job Apply no later than 28 June 2021 Apply for the job at DTU Skylab by completing the following form. Apply online Would you like to take part in developing DTU Skylab’s offers for industry collaborations? DTU Skylab is looking for an experienced person to develop and run programs engaging industry partners in collaborations with innovative and entrepreneurial students and researchers of DTU. This means that you will be engaging with national and international industry partners on a strategic level, and translating the challenges identified into projects and programs at the university. Your work will include running large scale challenge-based competitions, innovation programmes and smaller design sprints, so experience with these types of formats will be an advantage.You will be lead on delivering the content of the programs, of course with support from both experienced facilitators and our operations team. You will engage with hundreds of students and scores of companies, startups and researchers every year. Alongside this position we are also recruiting a less experienced consultant to work within the same area. You will be working closely with this person and together you will develop and execute many of the activities with external companies. Your primary tasks will be: Engaging with national and international industrial companies and identifying the relevant points of their strategy where the students, researchers and startups of DTU can create mutual value in the form of open innovation collaborations. Planning and running large scale innovation programs (including DTU Skylab Oi-X) Developing the programs to maximize the use of our unique facilities, labs, workshops and community. Developing and implementing a format for integrating our closest industrial partners in our community and activities. Responsible for developing and maintaining an overview of how industrial companies can engage with entrepreneurial students, researchers and startups of DTU. You will be a part of the business section consisting of 12 project managers and project coordinators. We expect that you have: Several years of experience with business development processes from industrial settings An in-depth understanding of strategic processes in larger companies Experience running large and small scale innovation activities An interest in innovation, entrepreneurship and startups Excellent communications skills You will become part of our culture and be able to contribute to and build upon the effort that has been established in the first 8 years of DTU Skylab’s journey. As sustainability is becoming an integral part of our activities and programs at DTU and DTU Skylab, we also hope you are passionate about making a positive impact in society through your position. About Skylab DTU Skylab is the innovation hub of DTU. We are a vibrant community supporting diverse activities such as; curricular courses, company collaborations and startup support programs. In the 8 years that DTU Skylab has existed it has become a dynamic innovation hub with 5000 m2 of offices, teaching facilities, workshops and laboratories. DTU Skylab is both an innovation environment with startups and company collaborations, and an ambitious learning environment where we train skilled engineers with a desire to make a difference in the world. Who are we? We are approx. 50 full time employees in 4 teams. We have an informal culture and we can laugh, party and be very serious about what we do. We love our users and love to tell all the great stories about the projects running in DTU Skylab, such as; building rockets, farming snails, developing laboratory robots, digital services, student associations, international summits and airborne wind turbines. It is a challenging job in a very dynamic environment with both business suits and welding masks. You will become a part of a culture and organization in constant rapid development, and you will have a lot of influence on this development. Salary and appointment terms The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). Remuneration will basically be done as a special consultant and on the basis of your qualifications. The position is to be filled 1 August 2021 and is a 3 year project employment. You will refer to the Section Lead for the Business Section. You will be employed at DTU Skylab and the workplace is DTU Lyngby Campus, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark. Application and contact Please submit your online application no later than Monday, 28 June 2021. Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates. If you wish to learn more about DTU Skylab and the position then feel free to contact Section Lead Jakob Svagin, jsva@dtu.dk jsva@dtu.dk or 45 2872 0488. All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply. Technology for people DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.
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