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Deputy Director, Innovation & Enterprise

Our client is a leading firm in the higher education industry

Job No: 2094      |       Advertised on: 2020-04-13      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): West (eg: Queenstown, Jurong, Clementi, Tuas)

  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is actively searching for an Asst Director, Deputy Director Innovation and Enterprise to join their team!
If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!
The Assistant Director or Deputy Director reports to the Director of the Applied Research, Innovation and Enterprise (ARIE) Division.  He/she is responsible for industry outreach to market applied research capabilities as well as inculcate the innovation culture in the university and collaborators by embracing the user-design driven innovation framework for research projects carried out by faculty, students and industry. He/she has to brand and promote the user-design innovation framework to our collaborators and develop the Entrepreneurial Development Programme to instill the entrepreneurial spirit of the academia and students.
The responsibilities of this role are:  
  • Design, develop and drive new industry outreach initiatives as well as strategies to source for research collaborations
  • Champion and drive innovation culture through the establishment of an end-to-end innovation framework, from ideation to deployment
  • Promote and adopt the innovation framework within college as well as to collaborators
  • Develop and manage the entrepreneurship development programme to support academia and students in their entrepreneurial pursuit.
  • Execute events and activities organized to foster industry collaborations and promote entrepreneurship.
  • Coordinate all cross-functional activities and manage stakeholders’ expectations.

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • Experience in marketing communications and event organisation;
  • Understand the concept of user-design centric innovations; 
  • Familiarity with the startup scene will be an advantage;
  • Enjoy working closely with industry, academic staff and students in an educational environment and believe in educating new generations of students;
  • lf-motivated and able to work independently and collaboratively within a team;
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-moving environment;
  • Possess strong analytical skills with an eye-for-details;
  • Have good persuasive writing and communication skills and interpersonal skills.

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$9,000.00 - S$10,000.00 per Month


We will try our best to reply all candidates within 7 working days.

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