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VP Research & Development


Applications (with the exception for PM BBB, PM TBH, VP HR, and DOP) are open till July 15.

Email your resume to enactus.saitpolytechnic@gmail.com.


The Email must:

  • Have the subject line as "Enactus SAIT -  Application for insert position here"

  • Explain why you want the position 

  • Address what you intend to accomplish with the position

  • Have your resume attached

If you are applying for multiple positions, you must send an email for each.

Announcements for each position results are expected to be in August.

Job Description:

Reports to:

President, Vice President, Project Managers


Position Overview

As VP of R&D, you will be responsible for providing support to Project Managers and the team overall to all inquiries of information and data in response to executing projects effectively, as well as the execution of Needs Assessments prior to the launch of a project or during a project re-evaluation.


Responsibilities & Duties

  • Create and/or go over project templates or outlines for the year with DOP and Project Managers to outline R&D requests

  • Create documentation for use by the team to put forth R&D requests

  • Aid in project milestone development to ensure R&D is aligned with Project Goals and necessary components that are needed by R&D

  • Support Project Managers with projects and help them gain needed information for project success

  • Maintain a record of collected data and store information on google drive inappropriate project folders

  • Communicate with Project Managers and Executive team on R&D timelines on as needed basis (bi-weekly minimum)

  • Communicate effectively with other departments to aid in the sourcing of resources and meeting demands of projects

  • Understand and maintain reporting tools

  • Constantly network to create contacts and connections for projects & team

  • Help Project Managers mitigate issues with data tracking

  • Constantly maintain communication with Vice President and President


Qualifications & Requirements

  • Must have the Enactus Spirit!

  • Be driven, passionate, outgoing, and ambitious

  • Must be organized, punctual, reliable and accountable

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and be able to find opportunities

  • Have patience and understanding while remaining persistent

  • Be able to demonstrate integrity and self-awareness

  • Demonstrate constructive criticism feedback while mentoring Project Managers, and ensuring there is implementation

  • Demonstrated experience with Enactus

  • Prior experience in leading research role would be considered an asset

  • Prior class taken in R&D or related would be considered an asset