Overview: Reporting to the Senior Director of Innovation and New Business Development, the Technology Scouting Analyst will be responsible for new technology scouting, open innovation, market research, SWOT analysis, competitive benchmarking and business development of new technologies and business opportunities in various areas of GC's interest.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
» Lead the identification and evaluation of new technologies and solutions that are in line with GC's strategies, such as in polyolefins, composites, advanced material, industrial digitals, clean & green tech, etc.
Actively scout for new opportunities by networking with startups, venture capital communities, and attending various events
» Represent GCIA to various events
» Conduct market research to analyze market opportunities and competitive landscape for new opportunities
» Screen new opportunities to determine technical merits, soundness of the business plan, and coherence to the technology scouting and CVC strategies
» Maintain up-to-date dealflow pipeline database and perform regular check-in with key contacts in the active dealflows.
» Develop information package needed to secure approvals from GC stakeholders in order to enter into partnership or investment deals with collaborators
» Participate in the due diligence activities to assess new opportunities/solutions
» Document findings from scouting activities in the common database and effectively sharing with peers and facilitating knowledge management