Marketing Officer

Job Summary


 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

MARKETING OFFICERS

 

Duties And Responsibilities


 

MARKETING OFFICERS (X1)

Duties and Responsibilities

Establishing and maintaining productive relationships with MSU’s academic and research community to stimulate awareness of intellectual property issues and commercial opportunities, and to encourage an innovative and entrepreneurial culture within MSU.
Engaging directly and proactively with academic departments to identify MSU’s intellectual property with potential for commercial exploitation.
Assessing the commercial potential of MSU intellectual property based on uniqueness and market potential.
Conducting market surveys, pilot testing of products and services.
Identifying potential industry partners for specific commercialisation opportunities.
Engaging in technology licensing and new venture formation processes.
Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Innovation Manager.

Engaging in technology licensing and new venture formation processes.
Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Innovation Manager.

Qualifications And Experience


 

Qualifications and Experience

A Bachelors degree in Science, Engineering and Technology or related discipline.
A Degree in Marketing.
At least three (3) years of working experience and a track record in innovations and Intellectual Property (IP) management.
The candidate must possess good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills at all levels within and outside the University.

How To Apply


 

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: Application letter, certified copies of certificates, and Curriculum Vitae giving full details of names, place, and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s), and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format. The closing date for applications is Friday, 11 March 2022.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be communicated to.