Technology & Innovation Manager

Posted 12 October 2023
Salary 150-180K
Job type Permanent
ContactJK Lee

Job description

Our client, a government agency fueling innovation for local businesses. They're dedicated to helping enterprises discover cutting-edge technologies for business growth. This dynamic team collaborates closely with local businesses, understanding their daily challenges, and connects with global tech innovators to provide tailored solutions. They're a passionate and resilient group committed to making a real impact on local enterprises and exploring emerging technologies is in their DNA. Their mission is all about forging strong relationships with innovation leaders to drive collaboration and growth for businesses. They're on the lookout for dynamic individuals with a growth mindset, a love for technology, and a solid grasp of business dynamics to join them in bringing emerging tech to market and propelling companies to new heights.

As part of their team, you'll be the innovation and technology partner for local enterprises, helping them leverage technology and expertise to create standout products and services. You'll serve as the vital link between these local companies and their tech collaborators and experts, both locally and globally, within the innovation ecosystem.


  • Drive business growth by identifying local companies' pain points and technology needs.
  • Connect with the global innovation network to source relevant technologies.
  • Assist local businesses in adopting and commercializing technologies.
  • Expand the innovation network by engaging with local and international innovation nodes.
  • Source diverse technologies to meet local businesses' needs.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with technology partners for co-creation.
  • Curate technologies for upcoming trends and share insights through forums and publications.
  • Lead thought leadership initiatives and industry engagement activities.
  • Organize Open Innovation Challenges and find innovative solutions for corporates.


  • More than 7 years of client-facing industry experience in technology development, adoption, or commercialization.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Science and Engineering.
  • Adaptability in a dynamic environment, willingness to explore various topics.
  • Quick learner with a curious mind for emerging technologies and market assessments.
  • Comfortable handling both business and technology aspects.
  • Resourceful, attentive, and analytical, translating business needs into tech requirements.
  • Strong networking and partner-building skills, with local SME/Startup experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in customer acquisition and retention.
  • Excellent project and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation abilities.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Technology Management, Intellectual Property Management, or Business Administration are advantageous.