Greater China R&D University Relations Manager

Beijing, Beijing, China
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200099316
The Apple Greater China R&D team is looking for a skilled, experienced, and motivated University Relations Manager to build and handle university partnerships. You'll with deep knowledge of universities in Greater China and with connections to top researchers will be given preference.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of handling university relations in Greater China
  • Consistent track record in partnership development, effective communication, planning and execution, based on in-depth understanding of universities and researchers
  • Experience in conducting business negotiations and executing agreements
  • Strong ability to coordinate cross-functional teams such as R&D, Legal, Finance, Tax, and Government Affairs.
  • Strong social, written, and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese
  • Creative, problem-solving approach with developed multi-tasking ability
  • Ability to effectively function in a fast-paced highly technical environment
  • Self starter with innovation, integrity and attention to details


TASKS - Analyze and define the research needs from R&D teams in Cupertino and Greater China. - Initiate a list of research candidates and provide their research profiles. - Discuss with R&D teams about candidates, schedule interviews of the candidates and finalize researchers. - Work with universities, researchers, R&D teams, Legal, Finance to have legal agreements negotiated and signed. - Organize research project reviews and track project progress. - Build and maintain good relationships with universities and researchers.

Education & Experience

BA or BS required. MS, MBA or JD preferred

Additional Requirements