Schulmeister Technology Recruiting is focused on the placement of positions in the field of engineering, computer sciences, technology, R&D and the interfaces to business. Our client is an Austrian research center for electronic based systems, to support the site in Villach we are searching for a
Head of Division Power Electronics (f/m)
In this exciting and challenging position, you are in charge of establishing the Division Power Electronics as "Center of Excellence" within the relevant research and industry environment in close collaboration with the Executive Management and other Division Heads.
Your responsibilities include the strategic & operative planning including projects, investments turnover and expenses within the Division. You establish and maintain close relationships with industry, national and international research organizations. You and your team acquire cooperation projects with industry & SMEs and national and European research grants.
You hold a university degree in electronics or physics or related areas (preferably a PhD) and have several years of experience in Power Electronics related R&D (components, concepts & systems and/or integration technologies) from projects with industry, universities and public funding authorities. You have successfully led larger R&D teams and are familiar with the EBS industry and its specific challenges in terms of Power Electronics.
You have gained experience in program & project management, and enjoy networking with partners in industry and research. You combine leadership experience and external impact showing excellent communication skills with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders (nationally and internationally). You speak fluent German and English and are experienced when it comes to research processes and organizational development.
Our client offers the possibility to grow your expertise in an international, technology-driven research environment. You will be able to expand your already existing network with internationally leading research institutes and leading technological corporations. Depending on your qualifications and experience, a gross annual salary from € 115,000 (plus bonus) is offered.