TECHIN Positions



Technology Innovation Foundation of IIT Palakkad (TECHIN), a section 8 (not for profit) company set up as an Incubator arm of IIT Palakkad is a collaborative entity with Institutes and Industry to create an impactful innovation ecosystem, discover disruptive technologies and enable entrepreneurs & startups. Multiple centers of excellence are emerging under this company, with initial focus on water sanitation and hygiene, and biomedical devices. A Technology Innovation center will take care of all the training, innovation and incubation needs for the startups across domains.

Training Officer I (TECHIN_GSCOE B) (2 Positions)


Job Profile

  • Planning and coordinating Training programs
  • Liaison with consultants for training
  • Conducting training programs
  • Demonstration of products and equipment on usage
  • Explaining standards
  • Creating material for training manuals
  • Arranging the training facility for the training programs


  • Graduation in Science/engineering/ Engineering Diploma with relevant experience/ ITI with at least 5 years of experience in sanitary/ plumbing works.
  • At least two years of experience in conducting training and capacity building programs as a resource person or as coordinator, preferably related to sanitation.
  • Knowledge and exposure to the startups environment and training needs assessment for incubation of startups will be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal communication in English and one of Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi necessary
  • Computer skills –Office and G Suite, email, using drive
  • Enthusiasm to contribute to the ecosystem/organization.


  • Consolidated monthly emolument in the range Rs 30,000/- per month.
  • The initial appointment is for a period of one year 
  • The selected candidate will have to join within one month from the date of the offer. 

Application form:

Location: Palakkad, Kerala

Apply before: 31 Jan 2023, 5 PM


Position for Program Coordinator (TECHIN_ GSCOE B & H), (3 Positions)


Scope of the job

Including but not limited to: 

  • Plan and coordinate training programs, and incubatees, incubation activity and marketing needs of the Incubatee teams and coordinating with the overall company planning 
  • Develop the process of efficiently conducting the various programs and events. 
  • Collaborate with team leaders in preparing plans, timelines and budgets and monitoring their plan, deliverables and expenses. 
  • Preparation of draft proposals & presentations. 
  • Finding and coordinating resource persons, mentors, judges, consultants for the various programs and incubation activity.
  • Preparation of content for all program collaterals.
  • Identifying and coordinating the various requirements of the Incubatee teams, resource allocation and coordination of their prototyping and facility usage with IIT Palakkad and the ecosystem.
  • Outreach to prospective participants to identify the teams that are ready to incubate. 
  • The job may require you to work on Saturdays and Sundays. For Sundays, compensatory off for a day can be availed in that particular following week.


  • MBA in Project Management or Business Development or marketing with at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA from a recognized University/ Institution.
  • An undergraduate in science or engineering with at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA from a recognised University/Institution.
  • Minimum two year experience in Project management/development office/ training.

Knowledge & exposure

  • Good English communication skills (written and spoken) and able to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders. At least spoken skills in one of Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil 
  • Capable of structuring their workload. 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, Innovative thinking and creative planning skills. 
  • Organizational and time management skills, Relationship management and interpersonal skills. 

Emoluments & other terms

  • Consolidated monthly emolument in the range Rs. 35,000 – 40,000/-; the exact amount will be fixed based on experience and skill-set.
  • The selected candidate will have to join within one month from the date of the offer. 

Application form:

Location: Palakkad, Kerala

Apply before: 31 Jan 2023, 5 PM