University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

Business Development Specialist: CompuTech and ICTs

University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)
Apr. 06, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the above post which has emerged in the University of Zimbabwe Innovation Hub. Reports to: Manager, Business Development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Commercialising and monetising innovations emerging from the Innovation Hub.
  • Providing targeted assistance in commercialising intellectual property and creating sustainable, competitive and profitable start-ups
  • Designing, developing and setting-up viable suitable ventures, business plans and operating models to deliver business value and results and determining the best course of action to set-up start-ups in a sustainable way.
  • Identifying opportunities including organising prospecting events, pitches, demo-days, feedback sessions, talks, seminars, workshops, think-tanks for growth, collaborations, partnerships and/or strategic alliances.
  • Delivering, with innovators and inventors, the industrialisation phase of Education 5.0 by identifying, prioritising and launching new products, services and business models.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Masters Degree or equivalent in the desired field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience with interacting with students or record of teaching and/or research experience at University level.
  • Proven track record in product development and/or ability to model and/or grow business.
  • Proven track record in multidisciplinary collaboration and/or management of partnerships.


How to Apply

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Six copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars indicating full name, place and date of birth; certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone number and names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:

Deputy Registrar,Human Resources

University of Zimbabwe

P.O. Box MP 167

Mount Pleasant


Or Hand delivered to the Administration Block, door number 113.

NB: Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 06 April 2023

University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

The University of Zimbabwe is a public university in Harare, Zimbabwe. It opened in 1952 as the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and was initially affiliated with the University of London. It was later renamed the University of Rhodesia, and adopted its present name upon Zimbabwe's independence in 1980.

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