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CARNET Scouting

Initial contract: 6 months. Incorporation with full dedication (37.5h / week)

Type of contract: A contract for a specific project or service.

Work position: Barcelona. international travel: Between 20% and 25% of the time.

Integration in a dynamic and highly motivated team.

 

Key responsibilities:

1.CARNET Scouting 

  • Technical scouting in the South of Europe, such as: Portugal, Spain, Italy and Southern France
  • Working in the Group Innovation Scouting Network (provision of information for GI-Scouting Hub’s and GI Center)
  • Report to Group Innovation Germany (CARNET Group Innovation)

2. Carrying out activities for Group Innovation Germany and CARNET

  • Support for scouting activities in the sense of the Volkswagen Group Innovation Hub Function CARNET VW-GI.
  • Coordination of scouting activities, reports and objectives.
  • Preparation and provision of results for integration of the results into the Group Innovation Scouting Platform

3. Project controlling support and management

  • Budget
  • Assignments
  • Create schedules
  • Assistance with regular network activities (board meetings, partner meetings, etc.)

4. CARNET Scouting Content

  • Exploring Technological trends in urban mobility
  • Scouting in various dimensions (internet research, congresses, symposia, fairs, research institutes, literature research etc.)
  • Focus: Solutions for mobility; technologies; services
  • Promote ideas
  • Close cooperation with the scouting activities at the UPC
  • CARNET Events and Support
  • Event organization and coordination
  • General support in the CARNET team.
  • Representing CARNET at events, etc.
  • Information about current status in CARNET board meeting

 Other:

  • Spanish C2 spoken and written, English B2 spoken and written, German B2 spoken and written
  • Driving licence B2
  • IT : Windows Office

General Skills

  • Proven experience in proven coordination management will be valuated positively.
  • Must be able to assume responsibility, demonstrate sound judgment and professional poise.
  • Ability to manage sensitive situations while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and time management skills.

Requirements:

  • Mobility and transportation knowledge will be valuated positively.
  • Excellent communication and written skills.
  • Ability to work together with project partners from different institutions and backgrounds.
  • Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail.

Languages:

  • English: Fluent
  • Spanish: Fluent
  • German: Recommended
  • Catalan: Recommended

 

Contact: info.cit@upc.edu or info@carnetbarcelona.com

Executive Innovation Manager

Dedication:

Type of contract: A contract for a specific project or service.

Work based in Barcelona

Integration in a dynamic and highly motivated work team, with results orientation.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Support of directors and executive management in the organization, dynamization and monitoring of main projects, defining, executing the processes needed to accomplish and report results of the annual work program, as well as coordinating the active participation of the different agents involved and respond to their different needs.
  2. Promote and coordinate the operational meetings with industry partners.
  3. Collaborate to attract new Partners.
  4. Identify new opportunities for collaboration within the industries and institutions involved

Education:

  • Master Degree, preferably in engineering, business, management

 Experience:

  • Must have 5+ years business development or product manager.
  • Experience in innovation

General Skills

  • Must be able to assume responsibility and demonstrate sound judgment, professional poise and executive presence
  • Ability to manage sensitive situations while maintaining confidentiality
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Capable of managing teams
  • Must be able to interact with and present to all levels of management

Specific Tasks:

Responsibility 1:

  • Lead CARNET Project Management for innovation industry projects
  • Collaborate in the definition of the mission, objectives, tasks and resource requirements of projects.
  • Ensure the planning and / or implementation of assigned projects.
  • Define the optimal strategy for each project and coordinate each of its phases for its success.
  • Define, establish and supervise all elements of a technical dimension for the success of the project: project life cycle, planning, feasibility, budget, timings, quality, documentation, risks, etc.
  • Follow up of the administration activities with project’s partners

Responsibility 2

  • Establish a continuous and fluid communication with CARNET`s stakeholders.
  • Undertake necessary adjustments with internal/external stakeholders in a persuasive manner using positive” win / win “negotiations.

Responsibility 3

  • Identify relevant CARNET Stakeholders to become Industry Partners

Responsibility 4

  • Amplify CARNET visibility and CARNET actuation within industry partners, to improve and strengthen future collaborations.
  • Organization of networking events with industry partners.
  • Identify new opportunities for collaboration within CARNET’s stakeholders.

Languages:

  • English: Fluent
  • Spanish: Fluent
  • German: Recommended
  • Catalan: Recommended

Contact: info.cit@upc.edu or info@carnetbarcelona.com