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Contract and Compliance Lead

Employer: CamGraPhIC S.r.l.

Job title: Contract and Compliance Lead

Location: Pisa, Italy

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full Time

Term: Permanent

Company overview

CamGraPhIC is a spinout from the University of Cambridge emerging from ground-breaking work with Graphene that will enable the 5G networks of the future. Graphene Integrated Photonics offers the potential for faster, cheaper, secure datacoms and telecoms.

CamGraPhIC has exclusive use of the clean room facility at Inphotec in Pisa with a team of researchers.

The Role

We are looking for a Compliance professional who has experience in regulatory compliance and contract management to join our growing team. This is a newly created role as a result of expansion of our activities. We need someone who can ensure that our contracts with research collaboration partners are adhered to, but who can also recognise in advance clauses which may be unfair or unclear. We need someone who can identify binding government regulations and suggest ways to be compliant, as well as sourcing funding opportunities. You will need to be analytical, systematic and have attention to details.

Contract and Compliance Lead will be responsible for the following (reporting to CTO in Pisa):

  1. Third party contract management in regards of compliance of agreed terms and conditions, amongst them KPI’s, deliverables, IP and payments.
  2. Grant monitoring in the context of budgets and cost reporting. Assisting in coordinating Horizon Europe research consortium.
  3. Analysing and understanding the legal, financial and operational implications of relevant governmental regulations, and preparation of action plans to ensure compliance.
  4. Identifying funding opportunities from government bodies and coordinate application process.

Processes and Procedures will be responsible for the following (reporting to the Operations Manager in the UK):

  1. Implementing internal processes, procedures and work instructions.
  2. Maintaining and auditing records in the context of ISO9001 quality management system.
  3. Managing internal and external non-conformances and implementing improvement using standardised procedures and methodology.

Training will be given if needed.

Person Specification

  • Educated to degree level (a science subject will be preferred)
  • Fluent in Italian with a good understanding of English
  • >2 years’ experience in contract management or compliance
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experienced with technology
  • Must be organised with a good attention to details
  • Must have the right to live and work in the EU

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Chief Financial Officer

Employer: CamGraPhIC Ltd.

Job title: Chief Financial Officer reporting to the CEO

Location: HQ Cambridge.
Technical facilities will be located in Pisa

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full Time.

Term: Permanent.

 

Description

CamGraPhIC Ltd. is an exciting new spinout company emerging from ground breaking work with Graphene that will enable the 5G and 6G networks of the future.

The company currently has a dedicated research facility with a 750m2 cleanroom and 14 research staff.

The company has just completed Round 2 funding (£2.2 m) and is midway through Round 3 to support design optimisation of the technology for multiple applications.

 

The Role

Graphene Integrated Photonics offers the potential for faster, cheaper, secure datacoms and telecoms. This new company will therefore be part of the interconnectedness revolution of 5G, 6G and quantum communications. You will make a significant contribution to raising funds for the company and its subsidiaries through each stage of its development. You will be part of an international team requiring dedication and awareness of deadlines.

Job Description:

  • You will play a key role in the management team with a focus on fundraising and efficient use of capital.
  • You will have direct responsibility to ensure the efficient management of funds, proper management of grant money and that tax and EIS obligations are properly met.
  • You will participate in the submission of grant funding applications, ensuring that costs are properly estimated and recorded.
  • You will be visible to funders, customers and collaborators as a key player in collaborations at all levels in the company.
  • You will drive the company’s financial planning
  • You will ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies
  • You will manage the company and intra-group cash flow

Person Specification

You are an experienced Finance Manager looking for the step into a larger role, or perhaps you may already be in a senior management role. You will be responsible to ensure the smooth management of funding for the company through its expansion phase. You should be able to demonstrate:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in finance/accounting
  • Experience with equity funding, but remaining close enough to the workings of a business to understand its internal dynamics;
  • A financial qualification (such as degree in finance or economics) and membership of a suitable professional body (ICAEW);
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Previous experience in a science based business;
  • Spoken and written English is essential. Proficiency in Italian would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working with electronics would be an advantage;
  • Must be willing to travel;
  • Must have the right to live and work in the UK.

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Chief Engineer

Location: The workplace is based in Pisa, Italy.
The facility is located at the CNR campus (Area CNR di Pisa).

Contact type: permanent, full time.

Salary: competitive.

Job description: The Chief Engineer will report to the company’s CTO.

CamGraPhIC is a young start-up that operates in the photonic semiconductor integration business to meet next-generation requirements of the telecommunication industry.

The Company manages an R&D class 100/1000 cleanroom to execute its R&D programs and to deliver project and services to other parties.

Our technology platforms include Silicon Photonics, Graphene Photonics, Glass and Nitride, thin-film LN, Hybrid Integration and Advanced Packaging.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference to the problems of speed, bandwidth and energy consumption in massive data management. We need talented people with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

The Chief Engineer will lead the PIC design and fabrication activities by implementing a design-for-manufacturing strategy, selecting the appropriate technologies and processes to deliver prototypes and products to our customers, and dealing with external fabs for the industrialization of our products.

Responsibilities

The Chief Engineer will:

  • Lead process development and new solutions implementation to meet the requirements defined by the design team;
  • Ensure the stability and reproducibility of the processes, in particular of the most innovative steps;
  • Implement technology transfer to external fabs;
  • Generate internal and external documentation, technical reports and process engineering specifications;
  • Coordinate the engineering activities in collaboration with the Clean Room Manager;
  • Implementation of fabrication design rules based on facility’s capabilities;
  • In collaboration with the Clean Room Manager, stay current with technology development and suggest purchase of new equipment, negotiates technical specifications and price for new instruments purchase and supervise the installation of the instruments;
  • Deal with external fabs on process transfer and manufacturing.

Profile

Qualifications and skills:

  • S. in Physics, Engineering, Material Science, or equivalent (PhD in related field is a plus);
  • 7+ years fabrication process development/implementation (lithography, deposition, etching, …), in particular on passive photonic integrated circuit based on SOI, SiO2 and SiN;
  • Knowledge in III-V technology is a plus;
  • Experience in technology transfer to Si foundries or experience in Si foundries
  • Track record in PIC design;
  • Excellent communication skills, the interpersonal ability to liaise effectively across contractors, engineering and facilities;
  • Experience with 2D materials (graphene, hBN) is a plus;
  • Language skills: fluent in English (must be competent in Italian);
  • Eligibility to work in Italy;
  • Problem solving and creativity.

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Grant Writer/Coordinator

Employer: CamGraphIC Ltd/CamGraPhIC S.r.l.

Job title: Grant Writer/Coordinator

Location: HQ Cambridge.
Technical facilities will be located in Pisa. Your role will be based in Cambridge, but regular travel to Pisa can be expected.

Salary: Competitive.

Contract type: Full Time.

Term Permanent.

Description

CamGraPhIC Limited is a spinout from the University of Cambridge emerging from ground breaking work with Graphene that will enable the 5G and 6G networks of the future.

CamGraPhIC has exclusive use of the 750m2 clean room facility at Inphotec in Pisa with a team of researchers.

The Role

Graphene Integrated Photonics offers the potential for faster, cheaper, secure datacoms and telecoms. You will be central to the company in developing the technical mission, undertaking collaborative work with the Cambridge Graphene Centre and leading grant funding applications. You will be part of an international team and it is expected that you will take a larger role in the company as it develops. This will require dedication and an awareness of deadlines.

Job Description:

  • You will lead the submission of grant funding applications, ensuring that costs are properly estimated and recorded;
  • You will be responsible for managing reports and cost reports to the relevant grant authorities;
  • You will be visible to funding organisations, customers and collaborators as a key player in the company;
  • You will grow with the company driving technical developments in alignment with grant terms;
  • You will take a technical lead in IP strategy;
  • Your role will focus on graphene photonics, but will also include related applications.

Person Specification

You are a researcher with experience of grant writing and grant management in electronics/photonics/semiconductors or quantum technology. You are looking for a transition into a commercial business, one that values your academic qualifications, but also encourages your growth into business exploitation of IP. You should be able to demonstrate:

  • PhD in electronics/photonics/semiconductors/quantum or related 2D materials technology.
  • Evidence of successful grant applications, working with partner organisations, technical and cost reporting.
  • Research experience will be an advantage.
  • Spoken and written English is essential. Competence in Italian will be beneficial.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must have the right to live and work in the UK.

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Research Associate

Employer: CamGraphIC Ltd/CamGraPhIC S.r.l.

Job title: Research Associate

Location: HQ Cambridge.
Pilot scale production facilities are located in Pisa. Your role will be based in the UK, but regular travel to Pisa can be expected.

Salary: Competitive.

Contract type: Full Time.

Term Permanent.

Description

CamGraPhIC Limited is a spinout from the University of Cambridge emerging from ground breaking work with Graphene that will enable the 5G and 6G networks of the future.

CamGraPhIC has exclusive use of the clean room facility at Inphotec in Pisa with a team of researchers.

The Role

Graphene Integrated Photonics offers the potential for faster, cheaper, secure datacoms and telecoms. You will be central to the company in pursuing the research and development mission of the company through  collaborative work with the Cambridge Graphene Centre. You will be part of an international team and it is expected that you will take a larger role in the company as it develops. This will require dedication and an awareness of deadlines.

Job Description:

  • You will have a lead role in technical development as part of the team, but collaborating directly with the Cambridge Graphene Centre and based in the UK;
  • You will be expected generate new and innovative solutions to defined challenges and participate in their implementation in the pilot fabrication facility in Pisa;
  • You will participate in the submission of grant funding applications, ensuring that costs are properly estimated and recorded;
  • You will be responsible for generating technical reports and cost reports;
  • You will be visible to funding organisations, customers and collaborators as a key player in the company;
  • You will participate in developing the IP portfolio for the company;
  • Your role will focus on graphene photonics, but will also include relevant applications.

Person Specification

You are a researcher with some experience of grant writing in electronics/photonics/

semiconductors/quantum technology or 2 d materials. You are looking for a transition into a commercial business, one that values your academic qualifications, but also encourages your growth into business exploitation of IP. You should be able to demonstrate:

  • PhD in electronics/photonics/semiconductors/quantum or 2d materials.
  • Evidence of successful post-doctoral work, grant applications, working with partner organisations and technical reporting.
  • Evidence of publishing papers or patent preparation;
  • Spoken and written English is essential. Competence in Italian will be beneficial.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must have the right to live and work in the UK.

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Opto-Electronic Packaging Engineer

Location: The workplace is based in Pisa, Italy. The facility is located at the CNR campus (Area CNR di Pisa).

Job title: Opto-Electronic Packaging Engineer (Advanced Packaging)

Job description: The main task required for this position is the support for technological development activities in the clean room of the INPHOTEC centre, with a particular focus on the Advanced Packaging platform.

CamGraPhIC is a young start-up that operates in the photonic semiconductor integration business to meet next-gen requirements of the telecommunication industry.

The Company manages an R&D class 100/1000 cleanroom to execute its R&D programs and to deliver project and services to other parties.

Our technology platforms include Silicon Photonics, Graphene Photonics, Glass and Nitride, thin-film LN, Hybrid Integration and Advanced Packaging.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Responsibilities

The Process Engineer will:

  • design the package layout according to the project requirements, including optoelectronics performance, reliability and environmental aspects
  • develop and consolidate innovative packaging technologies and process flows, including process setup and optimization of specific processes
  • take the technical lead of R&D and industrial projects in collaboration with the front-end, PIC design and system integration groups
  • support the technical operations of the Advanced Packaging Laboratory, contributing to the equipment maintenance and stable operation

Profile

Qualifications and skills:

  • S. in Physics, Engineering, Material Science, or equivalent (PhD in related field is a plus)
  • Previous experience in a clean room facility, packaging line or optical/electrical IC testing laboratory
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: CAD design of micro-optical systems and/or high frequency interconnects (tens of GHz); thermo-mechanical simulation of optoelectronics package; package design, assembly and testing for high-rel applications (e.g. space-grade photonics)
  • Hands-on experience in microelectronics and/or photonics packaging technologies, e.g. die attach, flip-chip bonding, wirebonding, solder reflow, optical alignment of fiber optics and active devices, validation and qualification testing
  • Strongly practical and creative attitude to problem-solving
  • Good communication and teamwork
  • Language skills: fluent in English (Italian is a plus)
  • Eligibility to work in Italy

 

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