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    Research Portfolio Manager

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    Rijswijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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    Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

    At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

    The Research Portfolio Manager plays an important role, driving and fostering a culture of innovation within the eMobility Division while assisting the Global R&D Manager to plan and manage Research activities and resources. In this position, you will support the Research projects and identify the budget for the specific functional area.

    Your responsibilities

    • Leads the research activities within ELEM Division by coordinating with internal Stakeholders from R&D and Portfolios.
    • Defines strategic research direction together with R&D Dept. and Portfolio lines incl. buildup of a research roadmap and providing input regarding technology strategy planning.
    • Oversees execution of research roadmap with both internal and external parties involved (CRC, other ABB units, Universities, Consortia’s, start-ups, other).
    • Build and maintains a culture of innovation and constantly looks into new solutions and opportunities.
    • Support the transfer of new research projects and knowledge into products/projects.
    • Regular scouting of start-up active in eMobility sector (and beyond), incl. alignment with ELEM targeted scouting criteria’s.
    • Ensure appropriate IP strategy definition and protection for targeted areas, in joint effort with Business and ELEM IP organization.
    • Ensure financial planning and budgeting for research projects, incl. acquisition of external funding.
    • Monitoring and controlling of KPIs and Costs, incl. action plans as necessary to comply with defined KPIs.

    Your background

    • 10years+ career in research, preferably PhD supplemented with scientific work experience, publications, participation in conferences & public forums.
    • Strategic mindset with technology curiosity supported by entrepreneurship spirit.
    • High level knowledge of EV technologies (ranging from SW, HW, Power electronics, system integration) is a huge plus.
    • Strong record in effective communication with different external and internal partners.
    • Ability to think outside the box and always challenging the status quo.
    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal, Dutch language skills are a plus.

    More about us

    We offer you a varying and responsible job in an international concern which feels very strongly about the development of its staff. You will have the freedom to assume a whole variety of responsibilities within a quickly evolving environment. You can also count on a competitive compensation package in line with your capabilities and experience.

    Register your CV and apply online via by clicking on ‘Careers’.

    For questions you can contact Robel Kidanemariam, Talent Partner, via 010 - 407 82 14 or

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