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PhD SUPPORT PROGRAM

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PhD Support Program

 

PhD students from universities and research institutes of the Republic of Armenia are invited to participate in the PhD Support Program implemented by Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) with support of PMI Science.

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Faculty Research Funding Project

Research teams from universities and research institutes of the Republic of Armenia are invited to participate in the Faculty Research Funding Program implemented by Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) with support of PMI Science.

 

Business Development Consultant of CIST

13.11.2013

Announcement

E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness Project

No: 7963-AM

 

The Foreign Financing Projects Management Centre (FFPMC) State Institution at the RA Ministry of Finance announces competition for selection of individual consultant who will perform functions of Business Development Consultant of Center of Innovative Solutions and Technologies (CIST) within the World Bank’s E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness (EIC) Project according to the respective terms of reference.

 

The Business Development Consultant at CIST  (Center for Innovative Solutions and Technologies) will exploit business opportunities for CIST by planning, implementing and evaluating business development activities to be conducted by the Center.

 

The Consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Identify ICT business trends with a view to developing new products, services and distribution channels;
  • Identify potential areas of research and development of technology solutions;
  • Maintain promotion and sales of technology solutions developed by CIST;
  • Plan and coordinate business idea generation contests among students in CIST;
  • Assist in formation of teams working on development of technology solutions as well as their integration in various public and private sectors;
  • Deliver business advisory services and mentorship for startup teams in CIST;
  • Conduct other duties and responsibilities assigned by CIST Manager and EIF.
  • Build relationships with potential business partners of the Center;
  • Monitor performances of startup teams;
  • Assist startup teams in company establishment  process;

The services are expected to be provided from January 2014 within one year and with possible extension.

  • The Consultant should have the following required qualifications:
  • Higher education in IT related field and/or business administration,
  • At least 3 years of experience in business development at IT/High‑Tech businesses and/or substantial experience (more than 5 years) in management of business oriented projects at international organizations operating in Armenia,
  • Excellent knowledge of Armenian ICT sector and current local and  international trends in sector development,
  • Knowledge of IBM technologies,
  • Excellent analytical, managerial and negotiation skills,
  • Ability to engage in team work,
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills,
  • Experience in assisting start-up technology businesses in various aspects of business development and management,
  • Excellent spoken and written Armenian, English, Russian,
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

All interested candidates meeting above listed requirements are requested to submit their letters of interest and CVs to the address below until November 27, 2013.

 

Applications can be submitted via email, as well.

 

RA Ministry of Finance

Foreign Financing Projects Management Centre State Institution

Executive director: E.Avetyan

Government House 1, Republic Square

Yerevan 0010, Armenia

Phone: (037410) 595-344, 595-343

Fax: (037410)  545-708

E-mail: info@ffpmc.am




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