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Vacancy tender: Executive director of Information Technologies cluster
Executive director of Information Technologies cluster
Cluster’s executive director reports directly to Senior Vice-President for development and commercialization and leads the cluster’s team of Russian and foreign specialists.
Place of employment: Moscow, Russia
About IT Cluster:
The main goal of the cluster is to create a model of an effective ecosystem for the development and commercialization of IT innovations in Russia. In order to achieve this, special focus will be given to the establishment and support of Russian startup companies.
Within the framework of this goal, three major objectives have been set for the cluster– to concentrate resources and competencies in the IT field, to facilitate the development of the innovative processes, and to encourage the formation of innovative IT infrastructure in key sectors of the Russian economy.
Achieving the objective of concentrating resources and competencies requires concluding partnership agreements with innovators, research institutes and venture investors, as well as with existing development institutes.
In order to support the development of IT innovations, the cluster provides assistance in the training of a new generation of young scientists and managers. With support of the cluster, educational programs at universities are being developed and various competitions are being held, with students and young scientists receiving access to IT laboratories.
The IT Cluster’s activity is focused on the following strategic directions of information technologies:
Currently there are more than 170 companies, start-ups that have received the status of the Skolkovo’s residents.
Key tasks and responsibilities:
Requirements for candidates’ professional and managerial experience:
A scientific degree
Knowledge of foreign languages: fluent in English and Russian
Admission forms to August 27th, 2012.