Business Development / Mobile Services Technology Gateway MSTG Manager

Waterford Institute of Technology - Telecommunications, Software & Systems Group TSSG

Duration: Specified Purpose approx. 2 years in line with funding


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Development professional to play a pivotal role in TSSG and Waterford Institute of Technology.  This is a senior role within the organisation and the successful applicant will form part of the management structure.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the promotion of the Gateway and the development of industry leads to fulfil the targets agreed with Enterprise Ireland. The Manager will be responsible for managing client relationships and leading a team to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.  The successful applicant will participate in and lead monthly managers meeting, driving business development opportunities and ensuring project delivery.

The Manager will oversee the implementation of the technology themes for the industry supports base.  He/she will report on a regular basis to the Gateway’s Industry Steering Committee on the performance of the Gateway.  The Manager will attend the Quarterly Gateway Managers’ meetings, provide Enterprise Ireland with agreed reports, and attend review meetings as required by Enterprise Ireland to monitor the progress of the Gateway.

Minimum Qualification Required:            

The successful candidate will hold a degree level qualification in a technical discipline or equivalent and have a significant track record of delivering results in a complex organisational setting.  He/she should have:

  • Business Development experience and a track record of dealing with a range of customers
  • Sectoral understanding of MSTG’s targeted industry base
  • Demonstrable knowledge of MSTG’s technical focus areas
  • Experience of running a team and delivering on project results
  • 5 years’ experience working in a relevant industrial setting

For any informal enquiries about this position, please contact Kevin Doolin, Director of Innovation, TSSG

Prior to application, further information including application procedure can be obtained from the TSSG website:

Closing Date: 17th August 2017 16:00hrs Local Irish Time

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