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Geschäftsführer (m/w)


Für den weiteren Ausbau der IT Inkubator GmbH, einem gemeinsamen Inkubator der beiden Gesellschafter Universität des Saarlandes Wissens- und Technologietransfer GmbH und Max-Planck-Innovation GmbH suchen wir ab sofort einen Geschäftsführer (m/w).

Der IT-Inkubator nimmt Projekte aus der Universität des Saarlandes sowie Max-Planck-Instituten auf und entwickelt diese weiter, um sie anschließend durch die Gründung eines Unternehmens bzw. eine Lizenzierung zu vermarkten.

Zur Leitung und Weiterentwicklung des IT-Inkubators suchen wir am Standort Saarbrücken einen Geschäftsführer (m/w) in Vollzeit.

Ihre Aufgabe:

  • Alleinige Gesamtverantwortung
  • Abstimmung der strategischen Ausrichtung mit den Gesellschaftsorganen
  • Sicherung der nachhaltigen Finanzierung über öffentliche Fördermittel und weitere Finanzierungsquellen
  • Identifikation und Analyse potenzialträchtiger Forschungsergebnisse als Basis für Inkubationsprojekte
  • Projektplanung, Organisation und Durchführung sowie Überwachung der Entwicklung der einzelnen Inkubationsprojekte
  • Optimierung und Ausbau der operativen Tätigkeit des Inkubators
  • Identifikation von Kunden, Kooperationspartnern bzw. Pilotkunden anhand ihres bestehenden Netzwerkes und durch die Generierung neuer Kontakte
  • Einbindung des Inkubationsprozesses in die bestehenden Unterstützungs- und Kommerzialisierungsaktivitäten der Gesellschafter
  • Unterstützung der Gesellschafter und Gründerteams bei der Umsetzung der Gründungsprojekte, auch in Hinblick auf Geschäftsmodellierung, Business Development, Finanz-und Personalplanung

Diese Tätigkeit soll zeitnah beginnen und ist entsprechend der Fördermittelbewilligung vorerst voraussichtlich bis 31.12.2020 befristet.

Ihr Profil:

  • Abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium der Informatik, Wirtschaftsinformatik oder mit vergleichbarer Ausrichtung bzw. der Betriebswirtschaft mit ausgeprägtem Informatik-Verständnis
  • Berufs- und Branchenerfahrung in leitender Funktion
  • Möglichst Erfahrung im Aufbau von Tech-Start-Ups
  • Kenntnisse der Finanzierungslandschaft und der entsprechenden Netzwerke
  • Kenntnisse der Wissenschaftslandschaft und der Fördermitteleinwerbung und –administration
  • Ausgewiesene Projektmanagementkenntnisse
  • Verhandlungssicheres Englisch
  • Hohe Flexibilität und Lernbereitschaft
  • Ausgeprägte Neugier, Begeisterung und Umsetzungsstärke
  • Hohe soziale Kompetenz, Charisma und Kommunikationsstärke

 

Die Vergütung erfolgt in Anlehnung an den Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der Länder.

Wenn Sie Interesse an der beschriebenen Tätigkeit haben und hierfür die notwendigen Kenntnisse mitbringen, senden Sie uns bitte Ihre vollständigen Bewerbungsunterlagen ausschließlich elektronisch an axel(dot)koch(at)uni-saarland(dot)de. Für persönliche, telefonische Rückfragen stehen wir für Sie gerne zur Verfügung.

Herrn
Axel Koch
Universität des Saarlandes Wissens- und Technologietransfer GmbH
Starterzentrum, Geb. A1.1
66123 Saarbrücken

Telefon: 0681 302 64350


Part-Time Developer (HiWi)


About the Job
As a part-time developer with ITI you will support our venture teams. You would work independently on individual tasks supporting the greater goal to build a market leading software product. Working in a small agile team you will get the opportunity to learn a lot in a short period of time but also be challenged in multiple different domains and carry high responsibility. You will work in a team on translating a technology into a meaningful marketable product.

Besides your technological skill refinement, you will gain first hand experience in building a company from scratch, while working with top of the class technologists, technologies and entrepreneurial minds.

Who we´re looking for
You have substantial practical coding experience (e.g. C, C++, Java). You have knowledge about professional software engineering paradigms like clean code, basic algorithms and data structures as well as agile processes. Further, you permanently thrive for enhancement of your knowledge in established and new technologies.

Professional experience from the IT industry or an IT placement within a non-IT company is a plus. Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements. You have strong structuring and analytical skills with the ability to organize and prioritize your work and to set up efficient software development processes. Your high drive and ambition to perform is as impressive as your knowledge of the software industry. You are independent and flexible and strive for speed as well as the potential to work globally. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to achieve goals in a fast paced environment complete your profile..

Ready for take off?
Send us your application either in English or German to

hristo.pentchev@it-inkubator.de


Co-Founder


About the Job
As a Co-Founder with ITI you will be responsible to transform technology into a product and eventually form a company around it. This involves but is not limited to developing a business model, assembling a team, setting up the operations, gaining first market validation, heading the financing round in the second half of the incubation period, and form a market leading company within its field. A founding team should optimally be comprised of 3-4 co-founders with different backgrounds in technology and business from academia and the industry. You will be in the driver seat of your venture and also own a substantial equity stake in it.

During this challenging task you will be intensely supported by ITI experts with know-how, money and a vast contact network to e.g. talent, industry partners, financiers, and potential customers. Through your work you will gain first hand experience in building a company from scratch, while working with top of the class technologists and technologies.

Who we ́re looking for
You have earned an outstanding degree in science, engineering and/or an MBA- equivalent from a top school. You have substantial professional experience from the IT industry, management consulting, investment banking or, preferably, have started your own company already. Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements. Beyond your managerial skills, you have strong structuring and analytical skills with the ability to set up efficient business processes and manage P&L. Your high drive and ambition to perform is as impressive as your knowledge of the software industry. You are independent and flexible and strive for speed as well as the potential to work globally. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to achieve goals in a fast paced environment complete your profile.

Ready for take off?
Send us your application either in English or German to jobs@it-inkubator.de


Technical Co-Founder


About the Job
As a technical Co-Founder / CTO with ITI you will be responsible to transform technology into a product and eventually form a market leading company within its field. This involves but is not limited to translating a technology into a marketable product, setting up the operations, and gaining market validation. A founding team should be comprised of 3-4 co-founders with different backgrounds in technology and business from academia and the industry. You and your co-founders will be in the driver seat of your venture and also own a substantial equity stake in it. During this challenging task you will be intensely supported by ITI experts with know-how, money and a vast contact network to e.g. talent, industry partners, financiers, and potential customers. You will gain first hand experience in building a company from scratch, while working with top of the class technologists, technologies and entrepreneurial minds.

Who we´re looking for
You have earned an outstanding degree in (computer) science, engineering or math. You have substantial practical coding experience in C++ as well as professional experience from the IT industry or an IT placement. You have knowledge about image processing and computer vision (multi-view stereo), and professional software engineering paradigms like clean code, complex algorithms and data structures as well as agile processes. Experience in image-based rendering and CUDA is a plus. Further, you permanently thrive for enhancement of your knowledge in established and new technologies. Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements. You have strong structuring and analytical skills with the ability to set up efficient software development processes and manage a team. Your high drive and ambition to perform is as impressive as your knowledge of the software industry. You are independent and flexible and strive for speed as well as the potential to work globally. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to achieve goals in a fast paced environment complete your profile.

Ready for take off?
Send us your application either in English or German to jobs@it-inkubator.de


Business Development Manager / Executive


About the Job
This role is for an actual running incubation project, building an innovative plenoptic imaging device, which has application in photography, industrial imaging, medical equipment and more. A major goal is to finish the last phase of incubation and to prepare a business formation for a new Start-Up company. The technology can be valuable to both segments, consumers and businesses.

We are looking for a business development manager / executive to support the founding team to transform the technology into a successful global business. This involves but is not limited to developing a business model, gaining first market validation, supporting to raise a Series A financing round. During this challenging task, you will be intensely supported by ITI experts with know-how, money and a vast contact network. Through your work, you will gain first-hand experience in building a company from scratch, while working in a team with top of the class technologists. The job offers excellent entrepreneurial progression opportunities as it brings the prospect of building a market leading company and also own a substantial equity stake in it.

Who we´re looking for
You have earned an outstanding degree in science, engineering, economics and/or an MBA-equivalent from a top school. You have substantial professional experience from the IT industry, management consulting, investment banking or, preferably, have started your own company already. Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements. Beyond your managerial skills, you have strong structuring and analytical skills with the ability to set up efficient business processes and manage P&L. You are independent and flexible and strive for speed as well as for the potential to work globally. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to achieve goals in a fast-paced environment complete your profile. Knowledge in digital image processing, optics or industry automation will be a plus but is not mandatory.

Ready for take off?
Send us your application either in English or German to jobs@it-inkubator.de.