Technology Transfer Project Manager - II

TechOpp Consulting, Inc.

Bob Fielder


Job Description

Introduction to TechOpp Consulting

We are a rapidly growing business development consulting company. Our core mission is to help our clients secure funding for new technology development and to transition those technologies to new products in both domestic and international markets. Our clients are developing the next generation of technologies that will be used by the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, NASA and the consumer market.


Scope of Position and Day-to-Day Responsibilities

The Technology Transition Project Manager (TTPM) will lead technology transition projects with the goal of enabling our clients to secure new R&D funding and to transition new technologies to commercial products. These projects involve building out new networks of contacts, conducting market study research, competitive analysis and identifying new funding opportunities. The TTPM will interface with clients to determine specific applications for their technology and to identify target markets.


The types of technology that the TTPM will support will include, but not be limited to: advanced manufacturing, sensors, renewable energy, communications, software, advanced materials, and other energy, defense and space-related technologies. In-depth knowledge of these technical sectors is not required. However, a technical background, and creative approach, that enables the TTPM to match new technologies to relevant applications is critical.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of technology transfer projects including budget, schedule, performance, etc.
  • Interface with clients to determine specific needs and gain an understanding of their technologies
  • Define and delegate market research to determine entry points for selected technologies
  • Develop and build contact database of principals within selected target markets
  • Define and delegate competitive analysis to determine market niche
  • Find funding opportunities for client technologies
  • Maintain superior client satisfaction
  • Develop and launch new marketing / business development campaigns


Other Considerations

  • Compensation: Compensation will be dependent on the candidate’s skills and experience.
  • Benefits: Our benefits package includes health insurance, 401k, profit sharing and generous paid time off.
  • Travel Requirements: Minimal
  • Hours of work/work schedule/flextime: 40 hrs/wk
  • Location: 2000 Kraft Dr., Suite 1125, Blacksburg
  • Job Title: Technology Transfer Project Manager - II




  • Required Education: B.S. or M.S. degree in a relevant technical or business-related field
  • Experience: 5-10 years; Preferably in a technical, technology development, or business development field
  • Citizenship: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • GPA: 3.0 minimum

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Previous project management and customer management experience
  • Proficient with MS Office, esp. Word and Excel

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in marketing or business development in a technical field
  • Knowledge of and experience using on-line databases related to market research, federal funding, technology competition, professional contact information, etc.
  • Experience with proposal writing

Soft Skills:

  • Highly motivated, self-starter, positive, “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Technical writing
  • Collaborative/team player
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