NIF Incubation and Entrepreneurship Council (NIFientreC), a Technology Business Incubator of National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF) invites applications from highly motivated professionals for the following positions
|S. No.||Position||No. of positions|
|1||Manager – Business Development||1|
|2||Manager – Operations||1|
|Job Designation||Manager – Business Development|
|Roles and Responsibilities||Plan & execute promotion & outreach activities creating business opportunities for incubated innovations and startupsFoster relationship with industry stakeholders enhancing support system for incubateesGuide and assist incubatees in business development, marketing activities, and fund raisingMaking business plans for small scale innovators, grassroots entrepreneurs, tech students, and other incubateesAssist incubatees in compliances & certifications and fund-raisingProvide active support in daily operations of incubator|
|Qualification criteria||Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture & allied sciences/ Engineering (with understanding of agriculture sector in India) with a post-graduation in M.B.A/ PGDM Agriculture – Agribusiness / Finance/ Entrepreneurship / Marketing/ Rural management from premier institutionsMinimum three years of overall work experience in a business development role working in agriculture and allied sectorsKnowledge of digital marketing and social media toolsKnowledge of startup lifecycle and startup ecosystemStrong Analytical thinking and verbal & written Communication skills|
|Job Designation||Manager – Operations|
|Roles and Responsibilities||Drive our core purpose of supporting grassroots innovations to create social impact and successful business modelManage the entire lifecycle of incubation program – selection & induction of incubatees, tracking progress of incubatees, and tracking KPIs of the incubatorAssist incubatees in product design, prototyping, product improvement, and documentationFast track the scaling up of the incubateesProvide active support in daily operations of incubator|
|Qualification criteria||Bachelors in Technology / Engineering / Agriculture / Veterinary and Masters in related field / MBA from premier institutionsMinimum three years of overall work experience in product development / research / incubationPrior experience of working in manufacturing sector or supporting grassroots innovations, preferredKnowledge of startup lifecycle and startup ecosystemStrong Analytical thinking and verbal & written Communication skills|
|Job Designation||Research Associate|
|Roles and Responsibilities||Provide active support in daily operations of incubatorAssist incubatees in product design / market research / financial & statutory compliances / business developmentPrepare technical documents and business plan for the incubated innovationResolve queries or concerns of incubatees related to compliances & certifications, marketing campaigns, and fund-raising|
|Qualification criteria||Bachelors in Technology / Engineering / Agriculture / Veterinary from premier institutions. Masters in related field / MBA / CA from premier institutions will be preferredPrior experience in startup incubation or managing a start-up or technology research & commercialisationKnowledge of startup lifecycle and startup ecosystemStrong Analytical thinking and verbal & written Communication skills|
Age: Not exceeding 40 years for the position of Managers and 35 years for the post of Research Associates.
Tenure: All positions are contractual initially for two years.
Candidates can submit their applications in the attached format with a note explaining the suitability for the post applied through E-mail at email@example.com to The Executive Director, NIF Incubation and Entrepreneurship Council (NIFientreC) C/o National Innovation Foundation – India, Grambharti, Amrapur, Gandhinagar Mahudi Road, Gandhinagar, Gujarat-382650, India by speed / registered post.
The last date of submission of application is January 9, 2022.