Member Business Development and Global Partnerships – Chief Commercial Officer – STZA | Special Technology Zones Authority

|Posted on 26 Nov 2021 |Permanent

Job Description

Job Code: ISB-A/1121/CCO/ED-6

Maximum Age: 55 Years

Level/Grade: Member/Executive Director

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will take lead in promoting Pakistan as a promising destination for global and domestic tech firms to set up their business enterprises for their tech research and/or tech services and/or tech manufacturing facilities while being provided amazing business friendly incentives to leverage excellent business possibilities with state-of-the-art facilities across various STZs in Pakistan.
  • You will review and act as per the regional and global tech market dynamics for the development and enhancement of a robust and prudent tech business strategy to enable local tech ecosystem while leveraging tech skill sets of Pakistani youth by facilitating an environment of innovation and entrepreneurship across the country.
  • You will be responsible to achieve mutually agreed yearly growth targets in terms of setting up tech business enterprises across various STZs with prospecting, delivering and value-based results on business pipeline as per the mandate of STZA. This includes but is not limited to execution of end-to-end goals through outreach, pitching, getting alignment, negotiation and closing deals.
  • You will provide strong advocacy to existing and prospective tech industry stakeholders within and outside Pakistan as to why Pakistan is an ideal business destination for them – this will be enabled through a business environment in STZs powered by strong global linkages and partnerships between global & domestic enterprises, academic institutions and other industry stakeholders.
  • You will provide leadership to Marketing, Business & Service Delivery, Technology and Innovation teams at STZA on strong performance and results oriented principles to deliver value for enablement of Tech Ecosystem in Pakistan.
  • You will be a leader who has to enable strategic vision of STZA with result delivery and implementation. You will play a pivotal role in mentoring and coaching that ensures operational and cultural excellence within the Authority that abides by the world class delivery benchmarks.

Reports to: Chairman STZA

Qualification: Minimum academic qualification for this role is a graduate/bachelor’s degree (16 years) in relevant fields from a national or foreign university recognized by HEC.

Experience: You will have minimum 20 years of professional experience with at least 6 years in C-Level or equivalent position in large national or international companies/organizations in relevant position where in you would have had a proven track record of taking significant decisions in related areas mentioned in the key responsibilities.

Requirements
  • You must have strong linkages in Global and Domestic Business Arena along with expertise in International & Domestic Business Development, this will be required to bridge the gap between global demand and domestic supply.
  • Must have deep understanding of the enterprise grade software /hardware / services firms, incubation/acceleration centers, VC/PE firms, industry players and research/academic institutions; working knowledge of latest technological areas, innovations and technologies such as (but not limited to) Data & Analytics, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Robotic Process Automation, Cybersecurity will be preferred.