Regular/Temporary : Regular
Position description :
The job holder supports, on a day-to-day basis, the IP sourcing activities with certain key IP suppliers of ST, across all ST businesses and sites.
The jobs entails: (i) communicate and promote suppliers’ IP roadmaps and technology across ST’s business units and R&D community, (ii) respond to needs and enquiries from ST’s businesses in connection with such suppliers’ roadmap or business models, (iii) participate, together with the Legal department and GPO, in the negotiation of new license contracts with suppliers, (iv) liaise with relevant ST technical, business, legal and financial representatives as needed, (v) perform and support the usage-based expense allocation calculation process, (vi) support the calculation of royalties across all products and (v) support supplier royalty audits as appropriate.
The position reports to a senior IP sourcing manager and belongs to a small and agile team of experienced professionals in the IP sourcing domain, working tightly with GPO and the ST Licensing legal department in Europe and the US.
The successful candidate has:
– excellent communications skills, verbally and in writing, in English
– analytical skills, fluency with MSFT EXCEL, database management
– a technical background, ideally familiarity with RTL design or digital design flows.
– ability to negotiate and a sense of diplomacy
– a good sense of business
Basic knowledge of corporate finance and/or accounting principles is a plus.
Some familiarity with contract law principles is a plus.
A personal network of contacts within ST Divisions / Groups is a plus.
Fluency in French and Italian are a plus.
Ability to travel in Europe on a monthly basis is required.
This is a full-time job, based in either Crolles or Grenoble, France.
Education level required : 5 – Master degree
Language / Level :
English : 3- Advanced
Language / Level :
French : 3- Advanced