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Position

Innovation Consultant (parental leave replacement)

Type of employment

Part-time – possibility for full-time.

Starting date

November, 2020

Location

Innovation Centre Denmark, Embassy of Denmark, Museum Tower. Berkowitz Street 4. Tel Aviv

Deadline for application

September 15th 2020

Contact person

Lasse Vinther-Grønning, Executive Director. +972 (0)54 8084 052

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To deliver value for our partners in Denmark and Israel we are looking for temporary innovation consultant to our Tel Aviv based Innovation Centre – part of the Embassy of Denmark.

Job description

The right candidate is expected to:

Build strong networks between Innovation Centre Denmark and Israeli partners (start-ups, SMEs, multinationals, VC funds, and incubators/accelerators).

Design and implement projects that allow Danish companies and universities to access and partner with leading innovators in Israel.

Support senior staff

Draft project proposals to partners and foundations.

Draft and disseminate information about innovation, Israel, Denmark, and the art of linking economic eco-systems.

Skills

The right person for the job will have a university degree and will possess a combination (of most) of the following skills:

Deep knowledge on and a personal network within the innovation systems in Israel.

Experience from working with startups.

Organise inspiring on-line events and meet ups.

Social media skills, including editing skills.

Proven capacity to build long term and trusted relationships with partners

Perfect English and Hebrew.

Personality

Team player - and ability to make the whole team shine

Ambitious with regard to own performance and team performance

Not afraid to test new solutions, make mistakes and learn from them

Terms of employment

Part-time. Possibility for full-time (8 month contract)

Fixed monthly salary

Working language at the office: English

About Innovation Centre Denmark

Denmark is among the most open, innovative and productive economies in the world. In order to ensure the future prosperity of Denmark, the Danish Government has established Innovation Centres in Silicon Valley, Boston, Shanghai, Seoul, Munich, Sao Paolo, and New Delhi - and since 2016 - in Tel Aviv. The aim is to strengthen commercial and research links between Danish and Israeli startups, SME’s, corporates, universities and thought leaders in the innovation space.

Learn more:

https://thetradecouncil.dk/en/services/innovation

Application procedure:

Submit a CV and a one-page cover letter to tlvamb@um.dk stating your motivation for applying to this position, and how you can support us in growing our innovation portfolio. The application deadline is September 15th 2020.