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Innovation-Coordinator and Subsidy Expert (f/m/d)

18.08.2021

PALFINGER stands for most innovative, reliable and economic lifting solutions for both the land and maritime sector. To strengthen our Center of Excellence (CoE) we are looking for a Innovation-Coordinator and Subsidy Expert (f/m/d).

The position holder is part of the Center of Excellence within the PLM&E (Product line management and engineering) organization and contributes to the implementation and development of the subsidy and innovation ecosystem with his or her expertise and skills and in interaction with the PALFINGER R&D Team and the Centers of Excellence.

You as an EXPERT, keen for innovation, are driving the development and implementation of the Subsidy Strategy and are responsible for the predevelopment process of the whole PALFINGER organization.
The position holder is highly involved within innovative R&D oriented initiatives and projects and acts as a link to Austrian and European public funding schemes, to foster realization. Furthermore you are driving the implementation of the innovation process as a process owner and as product owner of the global innovation platform.

You are keeping an overview of initiatives and projects related to the innovation driven predevelopment process and funding schemes and are driving interlinked actions and initiatives by yourself.

If you have a keen interest in innovation R&D projects and how to turn them into realization, want to be part of an amazing team and are an empathetic, motivated, target oriented personality it’s definitively YOU we are looking for.

Your Tasks

  • Responsible for the Innovation driven predevelopment process
    • Process owner if the innovation process
    • Product owner of the global innovation tool to cover the process
    • Drive the innovation process in close alignment with the IP experts and P21st
  • Driving the strategic subsidy programs
    • Supporting the definition of national and international subsidy program in line with PALFINGER innovation and R&D strategy
    • Responsible for program definition, implementation and execution of this programs
  • Responsible for the project portfolio of subsidy Projects with in PALFINGER
    • Selection and definition of relevant funding schemes for specific R&D projects
    • Service offering during the Application process of R&D Projects to foster realization
  • Network to R&D&I institutions with in the European Region
    • Establishing and fostering access and exchange with relevant R&D&I institutes

Your Qualification

  • University degree in a technical or economical field, technology experience a plus
  • Relevant experience and proof points in successfully managing corporate funding projects
  • Experience in building R&D cooperation’s and formation of development networks
  • Nice to have existing network to Research and innovation organizations in the DACH region
  • Experience in the management of larger R&D Projects and there for excellent Project management skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit who rather asks for forgiveness than permission
  • Flexible personality, operates well in intercultural environment, who is able to build bridges
  • Well organized and structured person with hands on implementation skills
  • Able to deal with the tension between research institutes approach and corporate process orientation
  • Strong communicator, knows who to translate and disseminate complex issues
  • Enjoys and has fun working in an creative and innovative team

We offer

  • Cooperation in an interdisciplinary team
  • Good-life-balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom to organize your work
  • Performance-related compensation and attractive incentive schemes
  • Career planning and development opportunites
  • Management development programmes
  • Personal and professional competence
  • Opportunity to gain international experience
  • Voluntary fringe benefits provided by our company health management scheme PALfit

 

Location Salzburg; The place of employment may change in 2022 to our development and production site in Köstendorf.

Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is 43.314,74 per year. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification.

We are looking forward to your informative application including salary expectations and a possible entry date.

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Sabrina Noppenberger

HR Business Partner
PALFINGER AG
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria
Location

Salzburg Kasern

PALFINGER AG
Franz-Wolfram-Scherer-Straße 24 , 5020 Salzburg
Austria
Palfinger Salzburg Kasern

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Mobile working (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket