Innovation Broker for municipal development

18. 03. 2024
Author: Alice Drápal Audyová

Innovation Broker for municipal development

Come change the world with us! Imagine a modern South Moravia that responds flexibly to new challenges and takes full advantage of the latest trends and technologies. To achieve this, we need not only a vision, but also a plan and a strategy. Whether you are a woman or a man with experience in innovation, finance or business skills, you now have the opportunity to make a major contribution to a unique project that will improve living conditions in our region. Specifically, we are looking for an innovation broker who has knowledge of the needs of municipalities and cities, regional development, innovation processes, public administration and MOST IMPORTANTLY likes to find new ways and is attracted by unusual challenges. Do you have this know-how and competence? Are you looking for a dynamic working environment where your work has a quick and real impact? Then we are looking for you.

 

The Innovation Broker will be responsible for:

  • Building partner relationships
  • Analytical work in the field  
  • Analysis & definition of needs and objectives of the municipalities
  • Design of cooperation opportunities, networking with partners from the South Moravian innovation ecosystem (universities, JIC, cities, region, JIC)
  • Collection of potential interesting projects from the territory as well as examples of good practice and acceleration of their start-up or presentation in cooperation with specialists
  • Working closely with other teams (Energy & Climate, Data, Marketing, etc.) partner communication and participation with municipalities

From the Innovation Broker we need:

  • Ability to see interesting projects, assess needs and propose a strategy. To use intuition but also hard data to support their ideas
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Interest in technology trends, presentable demeanor
  • Quick understanding of client needs 
  • Teamwork skills
  • Passion for the cause and responsible attitude
  • Communication and presentation skills 

What will make us happy:

  • English or German in both written and spoken form
    personal responsible sustainable behaviour
    a smile and a positive attitude to life :-)

What we offer:

  • Participation in an important and supported project
  • The opportunity to make a real difference
  • To become an agent of innovation and change in the South Moravian Region/ to participate in innovation and change in The South Moravian Region  
  • Work in a pleasant environment and in a friendly team
  • Flexible working conditions and a high degree of autonomy
  • Above-standard salary evaluation
  • 5 weeks of vacation + 4 sick-days
  • New and pleasant offices in the wider centre of Brno
  • Above-standard meal allowance

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