Industrial Technology Advisor – FinTech, Software and Data Analytics
Industrial Research Assistance Program
Toronto - Ontario
Regarded worldwide as one of the best programs of its kind, IRAP is Canada’s premier innovation assistance program for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
We are looking for a seasoned industry professional absolutely enthusiastic about helping innovative Canadian companies grow and prosper. We need people who see the potential in a business and are driven to nurture it to the next level. We are increasing our staff across the country and our clients need energetic and engaged professionals to guide them and invest in them as they grow. We are focused on results, but we aren’t afraid of risk. We are frank, but with a gentle helping hand.
Are you ready to be part of tomorrow?
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering in a discipline related to the position from a recognized university. A bachelor’s degree in another field with significant work experience relevant to the position will be considered.
Preference may be given to candidates with a complementary degree or diploma in business, management, administration, finance or marketing.
Recent and extensive industrial business experience as an entrepreneur or senior manager – preferably in SMEs – in the following technological domains: FINTECH: lending, investment or payment platforms, blockchain, cyber security, data analytics, deep learning, AI, machine learning, SaaS applications, two-sided market platforms, cloud and mobile applications.
Recent and extensive private sector experience in developing and commercializing innovative products or services, with demonstrable outcomes.
Experience in international business development and/or intellectual property management will be considered an asset.
Condition of employment
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
- Basic knowledge of NRC-IRAP’s mandate, mission and business model.
- Solid knowledge of project management.
- Solid knowledge of SME management, marketing of technology and productivity increase.
- Solid knowledge of developing, adapting and adopting technologies.
- Advanced knowledge of technology, innovation and commercialization issues within the sector and of the region related to the position.
- Communication (level 3)
- Networking (level 2)
- Initiative (level 2)
- Conceptual & Analytical Ability (level 3)
- Client Focus (level 3)
- Results Orientation (level 3)
- Teamwork (level 2)
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's directives.
Posted until filled
To obtain a copy of the job description
Please direct your questions, with the hiring number (10-16-1201) to:
Telephone: (613) 991-1017
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