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|Job Title:||General Manager|
|Contract Duration:||Two (2) years|
|Expected start of appointment:||1 January 2020|
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand seeks a qualified professional for the position of General Manager of AIT Entrepreneurship Center (EC). The ideal candidate shall have a technical background with a minimum qualification of a master’s degree in any of the disciplines of mechanical/electrical/design/ biosciences, and several years of industrial experience. Experience in administration is an advantage as well as a track record in grant applications and grant management. It is expected that the candidate has worked or was attached to a startup company or founded their own company in the past. An additional degree in the areas of management or business, such as an MBA is a plus and the candidate must be fluent in spoken and written English
The General Manager is expected to take the following roles:
- To manage the EC on a daily basis, including budgets, spending, and event organization.
- To manage the Maker space which requires some engineering background of mechanical/electrical/computer/design.
- To teach one of the courses provided at the EC is a plus; such courses are in the field of product development and business development.
- To work with student/faculty groups, motivate and mentor them in their project.
- To represent the EC at external events.
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in 1959, AIT is an autonomous, international postgraduate institution situated 42 km north of Bangkok. Faculty, researchers, staff and students come from around 45 countries and form a unique international community. Students are admitted to its three schools – Engineering and Technology; Environment, Resources and Development; and Management. AIT has graduated more than 23,000 alumni who now hold leadership positions in government, academia, businesses, and regional and international organizations/institutions in more than 100 countries around the world.
AIT offers a salary that is regionally competitive, commensurate with academic merit and experience. Attractive fringe benefits are offered. Interested applicants are requested to please send (1) a letter of application, including curriculum vitae (detailing qualifications and experience) (2) a one-page professional statement describing goals and aspirations and your fit for this position, and (3) names, affiliations, addresses, emails and telephone numbers of three referees. These should be submitted no later than 29 September 2019 to:
ATTENTION: Office of the President
Asian Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 4, Klong Luang
Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status or any other characteristics protected by law.
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