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Technology Manager

Reporting to the Cluster Head, you will work closely with the management of local enterprises to understand and scope the technology challenges that they encounter in their businesses. You will then collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team in IPI to address these challenges by identifying suitable technologies, intellectual property (IP) and experts through IPI’s global innovation network.

In addition, you will work with the team in conducting extensive research to identify emerging technology/market trends. The role will require you to engage various stakeholders such as industry, local innovation and enterprise offices, government agencies and trade organisations to catalyse the adoption of technologies to actualise industry transformation.

This fulfilling job offers you not only the opportunity to support Singapore enterprises in their innovation journeys but also enables you to develop new technical knowledge, expand your industry network and gain deep insights into specific industries.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with enterprises to translate their technical challenges into problem statements for crowdsourcing
  • Source for available expertise and technologies, both locally and globally, to support enterprise in product/service developments or enhancements
  • Conduct technical due diligence on emerging technologies
  • Map industry value-chains and keep abreast of market and technology trends
  • Engage strategic technology providers with technology portfolio in areas of interest

 

Pre-requisites:

Manufacturing (Position 1)

  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Engineering, majoring in Mechatronics, Robotics, Automation or Intelligent Systems
  • Possess good technical and industry knowledge in unmanned autonomous systems, robotics, industrial automation, control systems and product development
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in one or more of these areas, which may include R&D, design and development or systems design and integration
  • Work experience in an industry development office, R&D/CTO office or technology transfer organisation would be advantageous
  • Ability to think laterally, grasp and communicate complex technical concepts with clarity
  • Fast learner with a sense of urgency
  • Good project management, technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to organise and present research findings clearly using suitable tools and software
  • Good networking and strategic influencing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and has the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team

 

Manufacturing (Position 2)

  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Engineering, majoring in Product Design, Automation or Intelligent Systems
  • Possess good technical and industry knowledge in product design and development, or systems design and engineering
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in associated areas such as lasers, sensors, NDT, machine vision etc
  • Work experience in an industry development office, R&D/CTO office or technology transfer organisation would be advantageous
  • Ability to think laterally, grasp and communicate complex technical concepts with clarity
  • Fast learner with a sense of urgency
  • Good project management, technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to organise and present research findings clearly using suitable tools and software
  • Good networking and strategic influencing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and has the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team

 

Materials and Chemicals

  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Bioengineering or Biotechnology
  • Possess good technical and industry knowledge in farming, aquaculture, or related aspects to these industries
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in agricultural technology (indoor/outdoor), aquaculture, agrochemicals, animal health and nutrition, plant health and nutrition, bioreaction and microbiology
  • Work experience in an industry development office, R&D/CTO office or technology transfer organisation would be advantageous
  • Ability to think laterally, grasp and communicate complex technical concepts with clarity
  • Fast learner with sense of urgency
  • Good project management, technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to organise and present research findings clearly using suitable tools and software
  • Good networking and strategic influencing skill
  • Good interpersonal skill and has the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team

  

Energy and Environment

  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Engineering, majoring in power engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering
  • Possess good technical and industry knowledge in the environmental, energy, clean technology, building and construction sectors
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in one or more of these areas, which include energy management, green building management, waste-to-worth, waste-to-energy, renewable energy and smart grid
  • Work experience in an industry development office, R&D/CTO office or technology transfer organisation would be advantageous
  • Ability to think laterally, grasp and communicate complex technical concepts with clarity
  • Fast learner with sense of urgency
  • Good project management, technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to organise and present research findings clearly using suitable tools and software
  • Good networking and strategic influencing skill
  • Good interpersonal skill and has the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team

 

Health & Personal Care

  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering or any other disciplines relating to medical devices and life sciences
  • Possess good technical and industry knowledge in medical devices development and their regulatory and clinical trial requirements
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in medtech development
  • Work experience in an industry development office, R&D/CTO office or technology transfer organisation would be advantageous
  • Ability to think laterally, grasp, and communicate complex technical concepts with clarity
  • Ability to organise and present research findings clearly using suitable tools and software
  • Good networking and strategic influencing skill
  • Good interpersonal skill and has the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team

 

Technology Analyst, Intermediary (2 year contract)

Reporting to the Head of Intermediary, you will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform technology, competitive and market research to support decision-making in the commercialisation process
  • Conduct research to identify new technologies and innovations to support enterprises to develop new or enhanced products and services through technology and innovation
  • Source and review relevant technology opportunities or technical experts globally to support enterprise innovation needs.
  • Undertake research to identify new and emerging opportunities in agritech, aquatech, design and technology innovation to catalyse growth in these sectors
  • Conduct research to identify opportunities to address national or corporate innovation challenges.
  • Provide research support on best or emerging practices in technology scouting, technology landscape study and open innovation practices.

 

Pre-requisites:

  • Degree or postgraduate degree in Engineering, majoring in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Electrical & Electronics, Computer Engineering, or Renaissance Engineering Programme from NTU.
  • Ability to think laterally, grasp and communicate complex technical concepts with clarity.
  • Fast learner with a sense of urgency.
  • Good project management, technical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to organise and present research findings clearly using suitable tools and software.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team.

 

Technology Analyst, Energy & Environment (2 year contract)

Reporting to the Head of Energy & Environment, you will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with technology managers to perform a comprehensive technology source and identify suitable solutions for companies’ technology needs
  • Provide technology and market intelligence, analyze data for emerging technology trends and industry needs
  • Perform technology and patent portfolio clustering, conduct technology assessment

 

Pre-requisites:

  • Degree in Engineering with less than 2 years of working experience
  • Keen interest in technologies and willing to read scientific papers
  • Strong ability to grasp and communicate complex technical concepts with clarity
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to organize and present data findings well
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)

 

Software Engineer, Digital Platforms (2 year contract)

Reporting to the Head of Digital Platforms, you will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design prototype web pages and mobile applications with specific functions which include:
    • Gather user requirements
    • Create prototype workflows
    • Develop web pages and conduct functionality test on various concepts
    • Troubleshooting and enhancement
  • Create Innovation Challenge Landing Pages using IPI System
    • Set up web-pages for Challenge landing pages using HTML
    • Update website for Challenge landing pages
  • System administration to ensure that systems are running smoothly, enquiries addressed and routed to the relevant parties for follow up
  • Vendor management and IT support services
  • Ad hoc projects such as improving efficiency through the use of technology e.g. Robotic Process Automation

 

Pre-requisites:

  • Degree in Computer Science or IT related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience building web pages using HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • 1-2 years’ experience developing web applications using .NET, Java, ASP, PHP, or similar language
  • Experience using Photoshop or GIMP
  • Good organisation and presentation skills
  • Able to analyse data from spreadsheets, eg create charts, pivot tables etc
  • Experience in the use of databases is desirable

 

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