Senior Venture Developer
What will be your key responsibilities:
We seek a person with a sense of business opportunities
As a leading corporate venture builder in Europe and the MENA region, we specialise in crafting innovative ventures that uniquely improve people's lives, often exploring uncharted territories. The role of Senior Venture Developer is crucial, involving identifying, developing, and expanding entrepreneurial opportunities for our clients, with a strong focus on company-wide venture development and revenue growth initiatives. We seek an individual to lead a project team, providing expertise in an end-to-end approach, from conceptualisation to Go-to-Market.
Our diverse multinational team primarily operates across Europe and the Middle East, requiring individuals with a keen understanding of various mentalities, cultures, and modes of thinking. We seek a seasoned venture developer capable of leading a co-creation stream and sub-clusters (up to 5 VCC products) with exceptional delivery. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a technology startup environment, a growing technology company, or a university technology commercialisation program directly related to venture development is essential.
Why join Creative Dock
We are proud of our informal atmosphere. We maintain a flat organisational structure, and the working environment is shaped around project teams. We believe in career development. All that matters are your skills and desire to learn more. Join us in shaping the future. Become part of a global venture-building company that provides a dynamic startup-like environment backed by a track record of successfully delivering projects to some of the world's foremost organisations.
What we offer
- Four weeks of paid leave
- Flexible working hours & home office
- Possible relocation to offices around the world
- Company mentoring program
- The facilities and know-how of the largest venture builder in the world
What we need from a Senior Venture Developer
- Ensuring the successful collaboration between our portfolio companies and operational teams through excellent project management and business development.
- Supporting the growth of the business in partnership with the founding team.
- Addressing ad-hoc activities, from building production, distribution logistics, or customer service areas to analysing, planning, and implementing given strategies.
- Independently managing all streams, including stakeholder management, customers, financial modelling, etc.
- Defining, managing, and delegating work packages to VDs/VAs.
- Developing team members (VDs/VAs).
- Providing support for activities outside the VD.
- Being accountable for internal project communication ensures a smooth communication flow with the client.
- Continuously monitoring and reporting on our portfolio companies in collaboration with our management team.
Experiences that would be an advantage
- Demonstrated ability to seamlessly integrate into team dynamics, fostering open communication with internal and external stakeholders, focusing on technology venture opportunities.
- Comprehensive understanding of the issues and challenges inherent in venture development.
- Proven capability to cultivate mutually beneficial partnerships with industry, nonprofits, government agencies, and investors.
- Extensive experience in technology licensing.
- A track record of successfully raising capital for early-stage companies.
- A clear and thorough understanding of the startup landscape at regional, national, and global levels, including proficiency in accessing investment from global and national venture capital firms.
- Skill in crafting and effectively conveying compelling narratives, including developing persuasive pitch decks.
- Proficient computer skills, a solid grasp of the online environment, and a foundational understanding of software technology.
Soft skills and personal preferences
- Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
- Outstanding organisational and administrative capabilities.
- Adept at managing and motivating a dedicated team.
- Demonstrates openness and trustworthiness, maintaining transparent and clear communication at all times. Exhibits a positive attitude towards colleagues and high reliability for assigned tasks, rooted in personal integrity and a commitment to promoting beliefs held genuinely.
- Exhibits drive and agility, working diligently to complete tasks on time. Proactively addresses challenges, displaying quick problem-solving skills and sound judgement in prioritising tasks or projects.
- Promotes a collaborative approach, displaying openness to feedback from managers, co-workers, clients, or corporate partners. Willingly contributes to administrative tasks during downtime and treats everyone with respect.
- Embodies a commitment to growth and ownership, consistently striving to enhance skills and competencies. Sets personal goals aligned with overall company objectives and diligently works towards achieving them.
- Demonstrates high impact and ambition, consistently delivering work of the utmost quality and displaying a clear motivation to contribute to the growth of FACTOR10, achieving tangible results.
- Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, generating innovative solutions, making well-grounded decisions, and exhibiting a hands-on approach to execution.
- Screening phone call with the recruiter
- Interview with hiring manager/project lead/COO
- Bootcamp (1 day spent with your potential team – we want to see how you work and look forward to hearing your questions about Creative Dock)
We only work on projects we believe in and products that positively transform people’s lives. Are you interested? Get in touch.
We believe that ideas matter.
Our core business is creation by doing.
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