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23. December 2014

Advantage Austria, the Austrian Trade Commission in London is looking for a
German speaking Technology Consultant

Advantage Austria, The Austrian Trade Commission in London is part of the Austrian Embassy and is the official Trade Promotion Organisation for Austria. Our main focus is to promote business relations between Austria and the UK. In particular, we facilitate cooperation between Austrian companies in the field of technology and UK businesses, investors and researchers.

Candidates should ideally have a degree in a scientific or technical discipline or an economics degree, preferably with experience of both the Austrian and British research, technology and innovation communities, and the Austrian Business Community. The key responsibility is providing first class support to Austrian technology companies in the UK market.

Spoken and written fluency in both German and English is absolutely essential for this role. The right person will also have well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with senior level contacts.

Job Title


Technology Consultant

Qualifications


  • University degree - preferably in a scientific or technical discipline
  • fluency in German and English
  • demonstrable experience of the British research, innovation and technology community
  • experience of the Austrian research, innovation and technology community and professional experience in an Austrian or British technology company are helpful
  • computer literacy


Skills


  • outgoing and engaging
  • well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with senior level contacts
  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • high personal drive
  • thrives under pressure and able to manage multiple tasks


Key Responsibilities


  • providing first class support to Austrian technology companies
  • identifying potential technology partners and establishing contacts for Austrian companies
  • networking with the major research and technology organisations in the UK and in Austria
  • identifying trends and opportunities for Austrian technology companies in the UK
  • forging links with the venture capital market, facilitating access to research funding and supporting complex contractual negotiations
  • planning and coordinating events and delegations
  • producing in-depth publications and reports on the UK technology market



Salary: approx. £ 35 000 depending on experience, to be negotiated
Start date: March / April 2015
Application deadline: 31 January 2015

To apply please send your CV and cover letter (the latter in both English and German), to london@advantageaustria.org marked for the attention of Cornelia Reibach-Stambolija.

For any further questions please contact Georg Karabaczek or Cornelia Reibach-Stambolija on 020 7584 4411 who will be happy to discuss the role further.

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