OMEGA ONE STAFFING is a full-service workforce solutions company and staffing agency. We are a preferred Temp Agency and Staffing Solutions company for our valued clients. We provide qualified candidates to cover a variety of professional, non-professional, full-time, part-time, and temporary positions across a broad range of industries.
Whether you need staff to fill a temporary, long term or seasonal position or completely manage your workforce, Omega ONE Staffing can provide services specifically tailored to suit your needs. We offer temporary placement, temp to hire and direct placements.
➢ Project Management
➢ Program Management
➢ Accounting & Finance
➢ Human Resources
➢ Medical Healthcare
➢ Customer Service & Clerical
➢ Creative, Marketing & Public Relations
➢ Warehousing & Logistics
➢ Light Industrial
➢ Food Service & Hospitality
➢ Building Construction
➢ Sales & Distribution
➢ Event Setup
➢ Mechanical Repair Services
PROJECT SUPPORT & SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT SERVICES
We provide assistance with special assignments as well additional support on your project needs. Using Omega ONE you have the comfort of knowing that candidates have completed a rigorous screening process that includes comprehensive interview, professional reference and employment history check. Background and drug screening services available upon request.
Title – Open Innovation Manager
The Open Innovation Manager oversees external collaboration and technology monitoring activities, identification, and initiation of contact with potential partners to help fill identified gaps in Company technologies or competences roadmaps, set-up of joint-projects including the preparation of the technical program and contractual documents, follow-up on technical and financial deliverables, regular internal and ad-hoc external reporting.
The Open Innovation Manager is as well in charge of identifying internal technology gaps and needs which can be covered through open innovation approaches and external opportunities for company and for this, a deep understanding of internal programs and reaching out program responsible to identify together such needs is required.
Another task of the Open Innovation Manager is to promote open innovation approaches, bring the outside information to the relevant people in our organization and connect internal teams, breaking silos and leveraging opportunities outside of the initial purpose, cross-linking ideas, and solutions also internally. This requires change management approach and skills.
The Open Innovation Manager works across Bus (NBI, CRD, RBM…) and with internal teams in different sites and countries. As a result, the Open Innovation manager will be developing innovation ecosystem in his/her region and technical field (materials for Li-ion batteries) and would be a reference point to external partners, as well as to the internal teams.
The nature of the projects under the responsibility of the Job Holder are:
The geographical area of activities of the job holder is mainly Europe region.
The Open Innovation Manager can also be directly involved in internal technology development projects.
The Job Holder keeps oneself aware of the latest relevant technological information in identified sectors through literature & patent reviews, participation to conferences and visits and meetings with universities, research institutes, start-ups and industrial partners. The Job Holder identifies technology opportunities and makes recommendations on potential collaboration projects or participation to funded projects.
The Job Holder builds and sets-up external R&D projects including the definition of the technical program in collaboration with the project technical owner, as well as the contractual framework in collaboration with Open Innovation Contract Manager, the Legal Department, IP Team and/or Funding Team for:
The Job Holder follows-up and reports (internally & externally) on the execution of the projects and regularly checks the alignment of the external projects with the project owners and the Open Innovation Manager.
The execution and follow-up of the project includes:
(Indicate the scope of the position in terms of measurable areas)
(e.g. annual revenue, geographical scope, number of reports, operational budget, etc…)
a. Reporting line: The Open Innovation Manager reports to the Head of Open Innovation and belongs to the NBI organization
b. Direct supervision: None
c. Transversal management: Interacts with different internal programs at different BUs, external partners, OI contract manager, legal department, Funding team, IP team.
Builds and negotiate projects with external partners.
Mange transversal projects which include external partners.
d. Project portfolio management:
Manages a portfolio of collaborative projects in the defined region and technical field.
e. Company representation externally:
Represents in the region face to the R&D and technology innovation local network.
Interacts with academia representative and leaders and with other industrial R&D and innovation representative and leaders.
Interacts with start-ups.
Interacts with funding agencies and innovation agencies (public and private)
f. Customer focus: Interacts with R&D and innovation teams at companies and start-ups which may be potential customers.
Works on early steage technology projects with potential customers which can evolve to applied technology and commercial projects (at that stage projects will be hand-over to AT or commercial teams).
Contribution to internal programs should be done with internal costumer focus approach,
f. Intellectual property (IP) impact:
Manages external parties sensitive IP.
Protects IP through safe information exchange and identification of critical pieces of information to be protected.
Maximize IP internalization for.
g. Economic data: (turnover – revenue – budget responsibility – …)
Manage external collaboration project portfolio equivalent budget in Europe in the order of 1M€, but also in-kind projects.
h. Geographic scope:
Essentially North America with the possibility of short travel worldwide
(Describe the main interfaces in & outside the organisation)
The Open Innovation manager interacts internally with the Technology directors, Program Managers, Project Leaders and Head of Open Innovation for the definition of the projects, follow-up and reporting, as well as for the alignment with the technology roadmap. He/she interacts with the Legal Department and with the Open Innovation Contract Manager, IP team, Funding team.
Externally, the Open Innovation manager interacts with academic and industrial R&D partners as other companies and start-ups and with innovation and public funding agencies.
(Describe the skills required to exercise this job)
Functional requirements (Education, years of experience in different areas, technical skills, …)
PhD or equivalent experience in materials science, solid-state chemistry/physics, electrochemistry, or chemical engineering.
2. Technical skills:
Good fundamental knowledge of inorganic materials in at least one of the following areas: Lithium-ion battery materials and systems
Electrochemical energy storage materials and systems
Understanding of industry field and market
Understanding of R&D and innovation landscape and environments
Basic legal understanding of R&D contracts (NDA, JDA, etc)
Good knowledge in English, German would be a plus
Computer literacy is required
3. Managerial skills:
Good oral and written communication skills
Good interrelationship skills, ability to proactively build networks of contacts inside and outside the company
Transversal management skills, ability to align internal teams around specific common goals also with external partners
Ability to analyse numerical data, to assess & summarize information and share knowledge and expertise with others
Ability to work autonomously and to take initiatives.
Willingness to travel (mainly inside Europe)
4. Experience level:
Experience in the industry and understanding of the technology, ecosystem and market is required.
Title – Senior Legal Counsel North America
To cultivate business relationships, become a strategic business partner, and provide value-added legal services to support company’s business and growth in North America, and to develop further the regional legal team.
This position will interface with a diverse variety of internal stakeholders, including senior management, commercial teams, and other support functions. Common external interfaces will include suppliers, contractors, customers, partners, auditors, opposing legal counsels, and administrative, judicial, and governmental authorities.
Able to act as a legal business partner:
Organized, efficient, and able to perform in a fast-paced environment.