Platform Project Manager

Valeo

  • Contributes to BG/PG/PL Open Innovation activities:
    • Be actor in the projects selection process: ensure technological watch, detect future key technologies and perform preliminary assessment of identified opportunities for innovation
    • Deal with partners: Identifies and selects the best partners (start-ups, academics, laboratories, technology providers), sets collaborative development schema jointly with legal and IP department an provides support to technology scouting activities
      Manages and supports Collaborative activities/projects:
    • Manages various R&I projects:
      • Defines the project’s objectives and targets
      • Animates creativity meetings to provide solutions to the identified problems and needs.
      • Contributes to users groups to identify impact of user expectations on the R&I strategy
      • Defines the best tools/process/method to achieve efficiently the objectives (creativity tools, mock-ups, design thinking cycles, rapid prototyping, proof of concept, lab car…)
      • Assesses the requirements (resources, competences, …)
      • Validates project’s milestones with team members
    • Validates the achievement of the project’s objectives (deliverables) & Capitalize the projects outcomes
    • Ensures Intellectual Property (IP) protection of the innovative ideas (protection and mining)
    • Organizes and ensures smooth and effective transfer to business when decided (to P3 or P2)
      Leads Project Team
    • Allocate “work-packages” among team members
    • Functionally manages project team members: internal or external
    • Encourages initiatives and motivates risk taking, and failures acceptance when needed
      Develops Customers Intimacy regarding innovation activities
    • Communicates to external and internal (BG/PG) customers
    • Collects customer voice from their innovation teams to understand future needs and to feed the innovation pipeline, and also by participating to external events (conferences, seminar, exhibits…)
      Promotes Valeo Values, Cultures and Standards (Product, Methodology and Tools)
    • Ensure Open innovation activities are performed in compliance with standard and activities defined in Research and Innovations Procedures
       
Education:       Bachelor/Master degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Experience:         At least 8 years in R&D, Project or Production activities in similar company
Language:           Beside native tongue, at least fluent in English.
                            Additional foreign language will be a plus.
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