Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) 2019 Jobs Recruitment. STPI has released official notification for the job openings of Head/ Chief Operating Officer vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing date is on :- 01st December, 2019.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Head/ Chief Operating Officer - 05 Posts

Job Location - Bhubaneshwar , Chennai , Mohali , Pune

Other Qualification Details :-

1. Position: Head Of CoE/ Chief Operating Officer

2. Nature of Post: The vacancy is proposed to be filled-up purely on contract basis for a period of three years. The appointment shall come to end on the expiry of the contract period.

3. Educational and other qualifications: Essential: Bachelor in Technology/Engineering (or equivalent degree) or Master in Technology/Engineering/Science from a recognized, accredited and reputed institute/university 

4.  Desirable: An MBA part time/full time from a recognized, accredited and reputed institute/university 

5.  Work Experience:  Essential: AIC STPINEXT INITIATIVES is looking to hire an individual with impeccable track record with minimum 8 years of overall experience in the IT industry, start-up as co-founder/founder/CxO and/or as an enabler of Start-up, Innovation & entrepreneurship ecosystem by virtue of managing/leading/scaling reputed Innovation & start-up promoting organizations/ incubators/ accelerators/ centres-of-excellence/ entrepreneurship development cells / mentoring organization etc.

6. Job Description: The HoC/COO in consultation with the CEO and STPI Jurisdictional Director/OIC of the respective Centre of Excellence (CoE) shall develop vision, strategy and business model to achieve the objectives of the domain-specific CoE being established by STPI and implemented by AIC STPINEXT INITIATIVES. The HoC/COO will closely work with the CEO and STPI Jurisdictional Director/OIC of the respective CoE and report to the CEO for implementation of strategy, review and plan for continuous improvement. The HoC/COO will be required: To give direction to the CoE primarily towards establishing the CoE as a key player in domain centric incubation/acceleration which includes strategy to scale, outreach activities, measure impacts, collaborate with the start-up/entrepreneur ecosystem, etc. To provide overall strategic guidance; plan, organize, manage operations, marketing; framing procedures, guidelines, best practices etc. for co-ordination, consolidation, synergy and success of CoE & incubated start-ups. To develop and deploy a process for start-up recruitment including marketing campaigns, awareness drives, outreach programs, hackathons/makathons, open challenges etc.

To identify and attract suitable start-ups/entrepreneurs. To nurture and facilitate the growth of start-up and help them become successful. To encourage start-up ventures to innovate, promote the culture of innovation, help them in converting ideas into products/IPs & commercialization, create significant value for start-ups, investors and incubator. To build, cultivate and strengthen collaborative relationships with Govt, academia, other incubators, mentors, venture capitalists, angel/seed funding institutions and other consultants in India and abroad for investing into the right start-ups, develop a strong cadre of mentors, service providers and other start-up ecosystem players,  develop and strengthen the requisite ecosystem of entrepreneurship and Innovation as required for the CoE. To organize demo days, seminars, training workshop and create opportunities for start-ups to access investors, industry and potential customers. To collaborate and empanel domain specific vendors, IP firms, legal and statutory compliance vendors for access by start-ups. To create a team primarily involved in smooth functioning and efficient management of the CoE operations, performing outreach and other promotional activities with the culture of entrepreneurship,openness, integrity and monitor its functioning. To plan & execute activities within the pre-approved quarterly budget including verification & recommendation of release of capex/operating expense, ensure proper implementation and strict monitoring of annual plans, budgets and targets of the CoE. To identify and generate additional revenue sources to support CoE’s sustainability. To enforce adherence to annual statutory, legal and audit compliances. Report on progress against the set objectives and business plan to CEO, project stakeholders, and relevant authorities.

7. Key Skills: Applicant should have Business Acumen and eye for details. Applicant must be able to clearly demonstrate entrepreneurial skills and experience as an enabler for startups/Innovation ecosystem or as an entrepreneur or start-up founder himself/herself. Applicant with previous experience of leading an entrepreneurial and ambitious organization with demonstrable success shall be preferred.Applicant must have a detailed knowledge of all the domains & areas which constitute the start-up ecosystem. Applicant with previous experience of working at the senior level position collaborating with government departments/ agencies/ allied organizations/ Private sector/ venture Capitalists, along with demonstration of fundraising for non-profit organizations shall be preferred. Applicant shall possess strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills. Applicant should be able to effectively manage internal and external stakeholders. Applicant must mandatorily have a clear understanding of local, national and global start-up ecosystems. Applicant should be familiar with emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Analytics, Block chain etc.

8. Salary: Maximum fixed and consolidated salary of Rs. 1,25,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Twenty-Five Thousand Only) per month. For deserving candidates, the consolidated salary as per industry standards, may be negotiated

Age: Less than 45 years

General Terms and Conditions :-

Canvassing in any form will be treated as disqualification. Any candidate found canvassing for his candidature will be summarily disqualified. Experience in the relevant field shall be calculated after attaining the minimum essential qualification(s). Mere fulfillment of qualifications and experience requirements does not entitle candidates to be called for test and/or interview. Candidates are advised to upload certificate of their age, educational qualifications, experience etc. while submitting online applications. In case any candidate found ineligible on any ground after his appointment, his service will be terminated immediately without assigning any reason thereof. Candidates recommended by the Selection Committee shall be offered the appointment.

Selection Procedure :-

1. The ‘screened-in’ candidates shall be called for Personal Interview.
2. The Candidates, at the time of personal interview, must bring their original documents for verification and one set of duly self-attested photocopies of those documents.
3. Name of the Applicant in application form must be same as mentioned in the certificate of matriculation. In case the candidate has changed his name subsequent to matriculation, the evidence to that effect should be furnished at the time of interview.
4. Mere fulfillment of qualifications and experience requirements does not entitle candidates to be called for test and/or interview.

Steps to Apply :-

Interested Candidates apply through the last date of application 1/12/2019. meeting the above eligibility requirements may fill up the application online at website of the company