Innovation Manager
Wien, Wien, Österreich
vor 4 Tg.
source : Karriere

UBIMET has its headquarters in Vienna, Austria and ranks among the leading weather service providers in worldwide while being the only fully independent service provider in Europe.

International experts in the fields of meteorology, physics, biology and geography issue customized, individual and precise weather forecasts for several million private and industrial customers in many countries worldwide.

The company founders pursue the goal to become the leading global weather service provider with the world's best quality forecasts.

Furthermore, UBIMET will contribute in finding a solution to the most challenging problem of our generation : Climate Change.

In order to deal with a rapidly growing number of innovative projects, we are looking for highly skilled, exceptional people to join our team in the position of Innovation Manager (full-time) Innovation is a key ingredient to UBIMET's success story and a vital part of the company's strategy.

25% of UBIMET's revenues are reinvested in research & development. Therefore, a major task of the R&D department is to constantly provide, develop and improve UBIMET's own weather models, algorithms, tools, and AI frameworks.

To make sure that these innovations, which go beyond current State-of-the-Art, find their way into UBIMET products, we apply them in several projects.

Goals of these projects can be e.g. a successful proof of concept and scalability, collaborations with "friendly customers" or develop potential business cases / evaluate economic potential for UBIMET.

It is the duty of Innovation Management to identify suitable research grants, write project applications, and lead the project management.

Internally, Innovation Management is the interface between different UBIMET departments / business units to deliver the best possible project results, while externally it is expected to be UBIMET's representative at various funding agencies, ministries and establish a strong network of partners all across Europe.

Your main responsibilities are :

  • Identification of research program that fit UBIMET overall strategy
  • Development of innovative applications for strategically chosen research programs, including writing of project proposals, potentially in cooperation with international consortia
  • Project controlling and project reporting of several projects with highly diverse topics
  • Calculation of business cases for potential future UBIMET products
  • Inter-departmental development of new project ideas with various UBIMET business units
  • Communication and networking with national and international funding agencies, ministries and project partners all across Europe
  • Market research on future trends in different industries & technologies We are looking for dynamic and success-oriented personalities with :
  • Academic degree completed with excellent success in business sciences and / or natural sciences (ideally meteorology, physics, mathematics, scientific computing or related field)
  • Several years of professional experience in project management, ideally in a management consulting firm
  • Ideally, experience in working with funding agencies as well as writing and submitting project proposals (ideally EU projects)
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills as well as affinity for numbers
  • Very good project management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent English and German skills We offer
  • Challenging tasks in a highly interesting, international and dynamic working environment
  • Excellent career opportunities in an innovative and rapidly growing company with flat hierarchies
  • Steep learning curve by dealing with many different topics (e.g. AI) at or beyond State-of-the-Art
  • You become part of an open, highly motivated and dynamic Team
  • Attractive working environment in modern facilities and very good access to public transport connections
  • Flexible and modern working mode (e.g. Home-Office arrangement)
  • Professional IT-equipment (Laptop, smartphone, etc.) The minimum salary for this position is 31.250EUR per year (negotiable), depending on your qualification and background.
  • If your experiences and skills match our job profile, we are looking forward to your application, including your detailed CV and a photo.

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