Corporate Partnership Manager (SG) - University
Our client is a premier university in Singapore that has cultivated strong partnerships with multinational companies and large local enterprises to foster innovation and grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Corporate partners play an important role in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the organization. The corporate partners are key stakeholders in bringing in the commercial needs and creating new opportunities to the community.
As the Corporate Partnership Manager, you will work closely with these strategic corporate accounts in managing their business requirements, proper scoping of the needs and sponsorship of resources e.g. mentorship, financial, technology or market access to accelerate the growth of the start-ups, students’ participation in experiential exposure and technology adoption.
To work with the corporate partners in supporting the start-ups and spin-offs in growing their businesses with the active participation in meaningful programs (e.g. corporate accelerator, open call/challenges, hackathon and Conference, etc.)
Able to effectively build and sustain strong corporate partner relationships so as to strengthen the pipelines identified (e.g. maritime, aviation and cybersecurity, etc.)
Bachelor degree in business, computing, engineering or equivalent
At least 5 years of working experience
Demonstrated experience in innovation challenges of corporate
Maturity in handling C level business leaders
Good communication skills
Creative mind and willing to try new ideas
Good business acumen and dealmaker
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