Huawei is a leading telecom solutions provider. Through continuous customer-centric innovation, Huawei has established end-to-end advantages in Telecom Network Infrastructure, Application & Software, Professional Services and Devices. With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the All-IP convergence age. Its products and solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world's population.

Senior Academic Cooperation Manager

We are looking for an expert (m/f) who has significant experience in the field of cooperation management in the industry.

If you are enthusiastic to shape the future of Huawei Amsterdam Research Center together with us, find it attractive to work on a very high level of technical innovation and being part of a multicultural team and growing environment, please contact us.

Your Responsibilities will be:

  • Develop academic cooperation strategies and projects based on business development requirements, and take overall responsibility for project requirement analysis, execution, and subsequent evaluation and feedback.
  • Be responsible for developing, managing, and maintaining the relationship between experts and scholars from research institutes of universities, understanding the cutting-edge research progress and internal technical requirements, and actively promoting the cooperation with academia in technical research.
  • Manage academic cooperation projects, promote the implementation and application of achievements within and outside the company, actively expand the depth and breadth of cooperation, and enhance the company's technical influence.
  • Follow up the latest science and technology policies, strengthen communication with government, research institutes.
  • Regularly track technical projects in the Netherlands/ EU, explore relevant project opportunities, and participate in project application, proposal submission, consortium establishment, and coordinated project operation.
  • Analyze latest research developments and trends in Europe, as well as their fit to the needs and strategy of Huawei
  • Follow European research activities in some of the following domains: Search Engine, Machine learning, NLP, Neural networks, Computer vision, Map matching, Map routing, Cloud and Big Data.

Requirements & Qualifications (domain specific, partial qualifications taken into account)

  • M.Sc. or higher degree in computer science, electrical engineering, informatics or in another domain-related technical discipline. PhD degree is preferred.
  • Experience in publicly funded projects e.g. H2020.
  • The proven ability to build relationships with universities and research institutions.
  • Deep understanding of the academic, commercial, and partnership research landscape.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience specifically in cooperation strategy development.
  • Technology planning and strategy development in a high-tech environment.
  • Excellent internal and external communication and coordination skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team-work spirit and independent working capability.
  • Hands-on and can-do attitude.
  • Native Dutch speaker, fluent in English.

Your application will be evaluated by the HR department of Huawei R&D Sites in Belgium and the Netherlands itself. For any additional feedback regarding your application, we kindly refer you to the Huawei R&D Sites in Belgium and the Netherlands HR department.


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