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Position: Startup Expert and Project Manager
Institution: Technical University of Denmark
Location: Kongens Lyngby, Lyngby‐Taarbæk Municipality, Denmark
Duties: Advice startup projects. Mainly on the commercial aspects like customer engagement, business model and funding opportunities. A major topic is also team dynamics and development of interpersonal skills; Project management; Develop and strengthen our tools and methods
Requirements: Firsthand startup experience, preferably from a technology based startup; Prior startup coaching/mentoring experience; A relevant educational background; Project management skills; Expertise within team formation and dynamics would be an extra plus
   
Text: Startup Expert and Project Manager DTU Skylab Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Tuesday 23 Nov 21 Apply for this job Apply no later than 3 January 2022 Apply for the job at DTU Skylab by completing the following form. Apply online Do you want to help lift the next generation of technology startups from DTU? DTU Skylab is looking for a person to engage with the many new startup projects from DTU. DTU Skylab supports both student and researcher startups, but this position will mainly focus on the student startups. You will be coaching teams developing everything from medical devices to advanced software solutions, and they will be at all stages from recent idea to seed level. You will be working closely with the other startup coaches, project managers and technology experts in Skylab. A smaller part of your job will be project management and developing tools and methods related to startup development. 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 m 2 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. Your primary tasks will be to: Advice startup projects. Mainly on the commercial aspects like customer engagement, business model and funding opportunities. A major topic is also team dynamics and development of interpersonal skills. Project management Develop and strengthen our tools and methods You will be a part of the Startup & Partnerships section consisting of 12 project managers and project coordinators. We expect that you have: Firsthand startup experience, preferably from a technology based startup Prior startup coaching/mentoring experience A relevant educational background Project management skills Expertise within team formation and dynamics would be an extra plus As a person we expect you to become a part of our culture and be able to contribute to and build upon the efforts that have 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. Who are we? We are approx. 50 full time employees in 4 sections. 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. Terms of employment The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The position is a 3 year position and is to be filled by 1 February 2022. You will refer to the Head of the Startups & Partnerships 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 3 January 2022 (Danish time) . 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 Head Jakob Svagin, 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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