One of the key roles in the new National Technology and Innovation Sandbox (NTIS), an important initiative by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), with MaGIC as the Lead Secretariat and supported by other agencies.
The primary role is to support the Assistant Manager and NTIS Director in the areas of developing and managing relationships with corporate partners and other strategic stakeholders.
Create awareness of NTIS to the corporate and strategic stakeholders
• Assist to actively engage stakeholders to increase awareness of NTIS and its benefit.
Formulate strategic partnership engagement strategies
• Assist to formulate strategic partnership engagement strategies aligned with the direction of NTIS, such as developing the strategic partnership plan in various sectors.
A focal point for private sector engagements
• Be the focal point for all private sector strategic engagements.
Establish New Relationships with potential stakeholders
• Assist to establish new relationships. Responsible for securing relations and partnerships with potential stakeholders; including securing appointments, developing proposals, making presentations, negotiations and recommendations to the respective stakeholders and parties.
Maintain existing relationships with private sector stakeholders
• Assist to manage strategic partner’s satisfaction, including developing and implementing strategies to promptly address issues and concerns identified throughout the partnership.
MaGIC discovers and empowers technology startups and social innovators through creativity, innovation and technology adoption, and develops a vibrant and sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem in Malaysia. Since its inception in 2014, MaGIC has provided its community of start-ups, investors and ecosystem players with capacity building programmes, market & funding opportunities and regulatory assistance that impacted more than 100,000 aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs with overall value creation of RM1.9 billion. As an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), MaGIC facilitates, navigates and enables the ecosystem with the mission of strengthening Malaysia’s position as an emerging innovation nation.