Portfolio Manager Advanced Manufacturing

Company Technology Innovation Agency
Reference # TIA02/10/2016
Published 11/10/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
To deliver a STA strategy aligned portfolio of successful technology innovation projects with plans to move from one TRL level to the next towards full commercialisation
Job Functions Investments
Industries Science & Technology
•Assist the head to develop divisional budgets and forecasts for EXCO and Board approval
•Manage and monitor the timeous disbursement of funding to ensure optimal operation of technology and innovation projects
•New funding opportunities are identified and additional income was raised from third party investors
•Manage repayment obligations that projects has to TIA (Equity and royalties, investments and loans)
•An effective eco system is built around the portfolio including key stakeholder relations expertise.
•Adherence to all relevant policies and frameworks is maintained
•Compliance to all TIA systems
•Project information is accurately and completely recorded on the fund management system
•Ensure timeous and accurate reporting as per requirements
•Assist applicants with building a fundable opportunity and to assess Investment opportunities
•Provides support and assistance to projects to achieve their milestones
•Pro-active identification of project risks and portfolio opportunities, together with project teams
•Perform technical due diligence of TIA projects and programs
•All aspects of the project life cycle from sourcing to exit are efficiently managed
•Facilitate Commercialisation of TIA projects/investments
•Build a pipeline of investment opportunities for the strategic technology areas
•Perform client-centric and value adding project management of TIA projects/investments
•Identify and implement development opportunities to ensure continuous improvement of work effectiveness and efficiency
•Essential: A degree in Engineering Electronics/Electrical/Computer Science and a business qualification (e.g. MDP or CFA)
•Preferred: Masters in Engineering Electronics/Electrical/Computer Science and a business qualification (e.g. MBA).
•Essential: 3 years’ experience within a technology development/innovation environment.
•Preferred: 3 year’s technology development/innovation experience in an electronics hardware development environment plus 2 years’ experience in a commercial or investment/portfolio management context.
Job Closing Date 31/10/2017
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