Manager – Business Development, Dubai
Position Code: 881212
Area: Bachelors in Engineering, systems or physical sciences.
Field: Techno Financial Assessment
Develop and implement strategy to commercialize the intellectual property and related outcomes of DEWA R&D and spin-off technologies and inventions developed in-house, in collaboration with teams within Technology Management, to generate revenues and enhance commercial potential of DEWA R&D’s activities.
- Define a methodology to estimate the value of intellectual property of DEWA R&D
- In collaboration with Technology Transfer team, perform portfolio valuation to gain accurate insights towards commercialization of R&D outcomes, in order to enhance the returns on investments made in R&D
- Provide relevant inputs in terms of commercial opportunities, client engagement and marketing, to collaborate with Research Outreach and Engagement on developing the overall marketing plan, and enhance visibility of DEWA R&D’s research, technology and infrastructure capabilities
- Generate leads for identifying licensing opportunities through regular reach outs and proposal submissions
- Negotiate best possible deal for DEWA R&D during licensing discussion with the partner, to maximize revenue generated from licensing"
- Provide support to Researchers in creating business plans for any commercialization opportunity
- Maximize revenue generation through commercialization of research projecta
- Plan and execute the sin-off of technologies and inventions developed in house
1. IP Commercialization
- (Min) MBA along with Bachelors in Engineering or physical sciences related to DEWA R&D’s Projects Portfolio
- (Preferred) : Masters in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Strategy, or equivalent, along with Bachelors in Engineering or physical sciences related to DEWA R&D’s Projects Portfolio
- (Min) 8 years in business development or commercial positions in research institutions or R&D units in industries
To apply, send your cover letter, CV, and other supporting documents (if any) to R&D Recruitment R&D.Recruitment@dewa.gov.ae. Subject Line of the email should be “ Application for Manager – Business Development – position code 881212
About the employer
The package offered is in line with regional and global standards. DEWA is one of the largest enterprises in the UAE, offers a dynamic work environment, internationally competitive salary packages, and living in the vibrant city of Dubai. The DEWA R&D Center is housed in a state-of-the-art lab facility located at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park, one of the largest of its kind in the world.