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Manager / Deputy Manager (Partnerships) - Contract

Apply now Job no: 494303
Work type: Permanent, full-time, Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: Business/Industry Development, Grant/Research Management/Development, Programme Management

The Partnership Manager is to be a rainmaker for SUTD - to reach out to companies and government agencies to tap on SUTD’s multi-disciplinary research capabilities, faculty expertise and student population through collaboration projects. The successful candidate would have to work closely with companies, government agencies and SUTD faculty and researchers, identify opportunities for collaboration and support the collaboration process.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implement strategies and initiatives for industry engagement and development
  • Perform marketing and outreach to industry and agencies
  • Identify and promote funding and collaboration opportunities
  • Build networks with partners and manage key company and agency accounts
  • Work closely with SUTD faculty and researchers on all matters pertaining to industry collaboration projects (including but not limited to agreement and contract negotiation)
  • Manage and monitor the sector budget


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of working experience in a business development role
  • Experience in account management including relationship building, interpersonal skills, negotiation and networking experience with industry
  • Experience in project and event management
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of research agreements and contracts
  • Demonstrate interest in STEM research developments
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and in teams

Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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