Team Leader For SMARTNET Project

Team Leader For SMARTNET Project

ANKON Consulting is looking for a ‘’Technology Transfer and Commercialization Expert’’ for the EU funded project ‘’Technical Assistance for a Smart Network for Technology Transfer and Commercialisation with Funnel Model (SMARTNET)’’ to be implemented in Turkey.

Key expert 1: Team Leader/Technology Transfer and Commercialization Expert

Job description: The TAT Leader will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of the technical assistance and inputs to the Project to be provided by the TAT, including the non-key experts. S/he will bear overall responsibility for development of time plans and resource schedules. S/he will be the counterpart of the OCUD in terms of management and coordination of activities of the Project. S/he will monitor the progress of the Project and regularly update the OCUD. Team Leader shall be the main contact point for the Contracting Authority, and at beneficiary’s request, may brief Sectoral Meeting Committee on progress achieved. Furthermore, he/she will liaise and coordinate with other on-going TA assignments, as required.

On top of his/her project management responsibilities, the Key Expert 1 /Team Leader will be responsible for the management of all activities. The Key Expert 1 is expected to work on a full-time basis during the project implementation.

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in fields of Engineering, IT, Computer Science, Software Development, Business Administration, Economics, or Social Sciences; In the absence of Bachelor’s degree in these fields; Bachelor’s degree in any field together with a minimum 9 years of specific professional experience in technology transfer institutions, TDZs, TTOs and/or incubators;
  • Excellent command of English according to CV template {speaking, reading and writing);
  • Full computer literacy.

General professional experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience is required and up to 20 years of experience will be an asset.

Specific professional experience

  • Experience as a team leader/project manager/programme manager in at least 1 project/programme (only the references indicating uninterrupted 1 year or more years of experience will be considered as acceptable)
  • Minimum 7 years of specific professional experience in technology transfer institutions, TDZs, TTOs and/or incubators preferably within international technology transfer ecosystem;
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in provision of in business development services to entrepreneurs/start-ups/SMEs and/or technology transfer intermediaries.

The candidates are requested to apply with their CVs in English to with REF KEI/TL/SMARTNET till 25/07/2021.