South Africa

Portfolio Manager Commercialisation

Company Technology Innovation Agency
Reference # TIA03/04/2019
Published 02/07/2019
Contract Type Permanent
6 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) is a talent driven and customer- centric organisation. In our endeavour to support technology innovation we would like to attract the best minds that are innovative, optimistic game changers and think beyond the obvious. Technology Innovation Agency endeavours to promote the careers of previously disadvantaged persons by applying the principles of the Employment Equity Act, as amended.
Job Purpose:
To ensure that projects approved have sound business case, to ensure accurate financial modelling, to assist projects through Market Readiness Level (MRL) and Business Readiness Level (BRL) steps to increase ability to commercialise.
Job Functions Investments
Industries Science & Technology
•Perform Market analysis
•Conduct Business case feasibility
•Perform Financial modeling and forecasting
•Business Strategy development
•Ability and track record in taking products out to market
•Entrepreneurial/business management experience and skills (experience will be an added advantage)
•Risk identification and mitigation
•Portfolio and project management across various business units
•Deal making and business analysis involving finance, marketing and technical due diligence
•Apply the principles of Market Readiness Levels (MRL) and Business Readiness Levels (BRL) to ensure successful commercialisation.
•Key and clear focus on facilitating commercialisation of TIA projects/investments.
•Continuous monitoring and evaluation of projects
•Performance management and improvement
Qualifications and Experience:
•Finance/Engineering/Science or Business Management qualification
•A qualified Chartered Accountant (CA)
•5-10 years of commercialisation and business management experience within a business environment

Soft and Technical Skills:
•Devotion to quality
•Performing under pressure
•Client focus
•Networking skills
•Analysing and forming opinions
•Situational awareness
•Communication Skills
•Attention to financial detail
•Teamwork skills
•Computer Skills
•Presentation and facilitation skills
•Report writing skills
•Financial modelling skills
Job Closing Date 15/07/2019
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