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Technology collaboration manager

Job Title: Technology collaboration manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: competive market rate
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LZ-HW-006_1503476875
Contact Name: Lin Zhang
Contact Email: lin.zhang@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Our client is a leading global information and communication technology (ICT) solutions provider. Their product and solution have been deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.

Job purpose:

To work in partnership with internal partners and external bodies to support our client technology strategy

  • Identify and build relationships with strong potential technology partners in the UK.
  • Build strong co-operational relationship between our Client R&D UK and HQ in China.
  • Understand HQ's requirements, scout, source and identify potential technology partners.
  • Communicate effectively internally to report details regarding potential technology partners.
  • Create and support cooperation projects between our client R&D and both small and large technology companies in the UK.
  • Maintain accurate and timely record keeping.
  • Acquire new business opportunities for the company and negotiate contracts.

Experience:

  • Broad understanding of technology: software, hardware relevant to our client's business.
  • Degree in computer science or electronic engineering or similar with demonstrable, practical experience in business development or technology transfer.
  • Good understanding of research management, patents and technological development.
  • Sales, procurement or project management background preferred but not essential.

Personal attributes

  • An open, positive and engaging personality.
  • Desire to thrive in a multi-cultural, multi-site, multi-linguistic and dynamic environment.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills; internal collaborator and active listening skills.
  • Team player able to work with a team of technical experts and technology leadership.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills including technical resource discovery.
  • Ability to influence at senior level.
  • Must be able to travel regularly within the UK and abroad.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in the English language.

If you are interested in applying, please call Lin, 0118 928 5550 or send your latest CV to lin.zhang@projectpeople.com

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