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Startup Accelerator Program Manager Job in Hong Kong
Brinc , Hong Kong

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
High School or equivalent
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 1, 2021
Last Date
Jun 1, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Who We Are

Brinc is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. We are one of the most active venture capital firms in the world.

Since its inception in Hong Kong, Brinc has invested in over 200+ companies via its 12 accelerator programs and offices in 6 countries. Its 60+ team members are located in 9 countries around the world in order to support the Brinc global portfolio of investments which spans more than 36 countries.

What You Will Do

We are seeking to hire an ambitious and entrepreneurial professional to join the Brinc team as a Program Operations Manager in Shatin, Hong Kong at Science Park. As part of a core team launching a new program in 2021, you will be responsible for meeting with key stakeholders within the organization and externally for program planning, oversight and operations with support from a small execution team.

Who You Are

You are the most well-organized person you know! When you see a problem you roll-up your sleeves and fix it. Setting up and implementing processes is second nature to you. You are a self-starter who is able to adapt to change and work independently. You are passionate about the Startup Ecosystem in Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia.

You are also self-driven, smart, humble, and are excited at the prospect of joining our Brinc family of #GameChangers and helping us execute our vision to build thriving tech ecosystems around the world.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to lead program planning, definition, execution and monitoring. Oversee program operations and provide direction and guidance to the execution team.
  • Logistics support for startups travelling to Hong Kong accepted into the program as well as on-site operational oversight of activities and events while startups are on-site for ~8-10 day period.
  • Cultivate an ecosystem to support program operations by building and nurturing relationships with mentors, corporates, investors, universities, government partners, service providers, and other external counterparties.
  • Promote interactions between our external partners and the startup ecosystem. This will involve supporting partners as they define their thesis, scout for relevant startups, engage with our accelerator programs, conduct pilots and invest in startups.
  • Support our Greater Bay Area business development team as we strive to establish ourselves as market leaders in corporate innovation. This entails identifying new partnership opportunities, cultivating strong client relationships, driving business expansion and developing proposals tailored to the needs of prospective customers.
  • Maintain an understanding of key industry, technology and regional trends that are relevant for our programs and our external stakeholders. Work with experts from across the organization to develop hypotheses, conduct primary research, perform targeted data analysis and synthesize market insights to refine our thesis and publish thought leadership.
  • Provide support on a range of ad hoc projects that may include business development efforts, startup screening, improving operational efficiencies and cross-functional collaborations.
  • This role is highly dynamic and collaborative. As you execute on your responsibilities, you will be working with cross-functional teams with members from different divisions and geographies.


Requirements

Must have

  • 3-5 years of client-facing experience in a relevant field (startup, consulting, innovation, technology, corporate strategy, etc.)
  • Passionate about technology, startups, innovation or a particular industry
  • First principles thinker and creative problem solver that is able to adapt to unexpected situations
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated and the ability to flourish with minimal guidance or supervision
  • Proven track record in managing and delivering projects from concept to execution
  • Naturally collaborative and can bring in stakeholders from different divisions and markets to make projects successful
  • Comfortable building and maintaining relationships with corporate clients, startup founders and other partners
  • Presentation development and data analysis wizard / wizardess
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Mandarin and Cantonese verbal proficiency required

Nice to have

  • Public speaking experience in small groups

Interview process

At Brinc we believe in getting the right talent on board. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Our process is objective and we have all candidates go through the same experience by completing the Bryq assessment which is a 20-minute online bias-free assessment, enabling us to screen candidates only on the job and company requirements. Once completed our team will reach out to inform you about the potential next steps of the process.

Benefits

A full-time position based in Shatin, Hong Kong at Science Park.

  • A competitive salary, plus carried interest in your portfolio
  • The opportunity to join a growing venture investor at an early stage and to make a significant impact in its development
  • Work in an inspiring environment and receive ongoing training to develop your technical, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Option to travel within the Brinc office ecosystem for work stints (Hong Kong, China, Barcelona, Dubai, Bahrain, Singapore, Sydney, India, Poland and more soon!)
  • Work for a purpose-driven organization that uses an ESG investment framework in order to help solve the world's most pressing issues by backing and supporting game-changing entrepreneurs

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