Market Development Innovation Officer – GSA

European-Global-Navigation-Satellite-Systems-Agency-GSA-new-logoThe European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has set up a selection procedure that aims to establish a reserve list (two-year contract with the possibility of a renewal for a fixed period and a further renewal for an indefinite period on the conditions set out in the Staff Regulations and in the Conditions of Employment for Other Servants) for:
Market Development Innovation Officer

The tasks of Market Development Innovation Officer may include the following:

  • Monitor the market and understand attractiveness, trends, industry value chain, competing and complementary technology;
  • Analyse user needs and translate them into user requirements, performing ad hoc market research and coordinate user and stakeholder communities;
  • Evaluate the EGNSS value proposition and identify key differentiators for the users;
  • Foster application development managing applications R&D within EC R&D Horizon 2020 programme

o Contribute to the preparation of calls for proposal and the selection of
o Manage projects and perform technical monitoring and appraisal of results;
o Manage reporting on projects status and identify suggested actions;
o Ensure widest awareness and disseminate project results;

  • Manage technical R&D projects aiming at developing EGNSS solutions and products with particular focus on applications and receiver technology;
  • Analyse results of application market user tests;
  • Define the downstream market entry strategy actions for specific market segment/s;
  • Cooperate with the value chain (e.g. receiver manufacturers, application developers, service providers). Manage the interface with receiver and chipset manufacturers to integrate EGNSS in their products, collect user requirements and ensure adoption;
  • Implement market development actions, giving highest priority to those most leveraging EGNSS differentiators for the users;
  • Act as the entry point for key market stakeholders in specific market segments;
  • Ensure user assistance and information/CRM for EGNSS services;
  • Monitor user satisfaction, performing surveys for EGNSS services;
  • Support application developers and service providers, willing to invest in Galileo and EGNOS applications and services, with special focus on SMEs;
  • Manage projects and studies, involving internal teams and/or contractors, including the definition of the scope of work, preparation of tender documentation, evaluation of bids, negotiation of contracts and ensuring successful execution of related actions;
  • Support the Market Development Team in the preparation of regular reporting; Contribute to the overall GSA processes such as quality management and reporting.

Furthermore, the Market Development Innovation Officer will also contribute to other tasks of the Market Development Department as deemed necessary.

Place of employment: Prague (Czech Republic)

Monthly basic salary: € 3.170,61 (less than 8 years’ work experience after degree); € 3.587,37 (more than 8 years’ work experience after degree)

Deadline for applications: 07/07/2014 by 23:59 hours (CET)

Read more and apply here.


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